China launches 6th Arctic expedition

Scientists onboard the icebreaker Xuelong, “Snow Dragon”, have begun China’s 6th Arctic expedition. They spent about three hours on the first research site in the Bering Sea on Friday night. A 200-kg CDT (conductivity, depth and temperature) instrument was put more than 3,000 meters below the surface to survey the sea water. During the following 10 days, the team… Continue reading

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