Meet the scientists and crew, and learn more about the tools they use
Every day, we'll add photos and journals about our experiences at the North Pole
During the expedition, email your questions to the researchers
Learn more with hot topics, videos, animations, and interviews.
Postcards from the Ice, puzzles, quizzes and more!

Tools & Technology

In Antarctica, the Live from the Poles media team will be covering two different scientific projects, each with unique tools for collecting their data.

Lava Flows on Mt Morning:

The Mt Morning field team will be using both extremely high-tech and extremely low-tech instruments to collect their data.


Penguins on Ross Island:

Collecting data on subjects that not only walk on land but also swim in the water can be a challenge. That’s why researchers have developed these ingenious tools.