To get a better view of the Ice Base and the surrounding area, Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop sends up a HD video camera attached to a helium balloon to get an aerial view of the camp and the surrounding area. You can see that the tents are set out in a long line. This is to prevent snow drifts building up and affecting other tents downwind.
Part of:XL Catlin Oceans Education
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X-Curric | Ages 7 - 11
Based on journeys undertaken by real explorers and scientists, the Frozen Oceans (Primary) education programme is designed to introduce students to what life is like in the High Arctic.
Geography | Ages 11 - 14
The Frozen Oceans Geography resources are designed to take 11-14-year-olds on a journey to the Arctic following the expedition team on the 2011 Catlin Arctic Survey.
Science | Ages 11 - 14
The Frozen Oceans Science resources introduce working scientifically concepts and skills to 11-14-year-olds through enquiry-based lessons which replicate work done by field scientists in the Arctic.