Thursday 7 February 2008 à 12:41

Eclipse of the sun!

Patrice Pruvost. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

The good weather has been with us since yesterday. We thoroughly enjoy the magnificent spectacle offered us by the Antarctic continent with its immaculate white ice cap and floating icebergs.

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Thursday 7 February 2008 à 12:37

Antarctic herring!

Philippe Koubbi. Correspondent aboard the Umitaka Maru

(Written with Patrice Pruvost)
The larval phase of teleost fish is a development stage of prime importance for populations because of its sensitivity to environmental changes such as climate or food fluctuations on which their survival depends.

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Thursday 7 February 2008 à 11:28

Data for the Umitaka Maru

Graham Hosie (CEAMARC Leader) and Takashi Ishimaru (Voyage Leader)

Position of the icebreaker :
- Latitude : - 66° 23.9 S
- Longitude :140° 43.5 E
Current speed : 10 knots
Heading : 090

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