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Two Months Breaking Ice in Antarctica’s Ross Sea (Timelapse in Under Five Minutes)

I’ve been on an icebreaker for almost two months now, traveling through the Ross Sea, Antarctica…  To share the incredible experience of an almost infinite variety of scenes, I’ve compiled a time-lapse montage shot over the last two months, condensed into less than five minutes, with a surprise at the end. Enjoy!

Cassandra Brooks is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder studying international ocean policy, particularly focusing on marine protection in the Antarctic.
  • Petar Boev

    Thank you for this incredibly journey … next time please take me with you …

  • Joseph Plummer

    Amazing document. I really enjoyed it.

  • Gene Pellerano

    Thanks for the Great Video. I spent 4 months in the Ross and Weddell seas, Dec77-Apr78 aboard the USCGC Glacier, in support of scientific research. Unfortunately we did not have the digital technology to record the passage like you, so it is a real treat to view it again. Have a pleasant voyage. Thanks Gene

  • Sharmistha Pal

    Fantastic! Wish I could be there, too..

  • KG

    Wonderfull piece..Great work

  • Toby Bromley

    WOW!!!! Loved it.

  • Debbie P

    Thank you so much for sharing your incredible experience. For those of us who may never witness such beauty and asventure, this is the next best thing. Thanks again!

  • Gagan Ahuja

    Amazing video…. never seen it before…

  • B Baldwin

    What a beautiful journey in such a short time! Wonderful narrative with awe inspiring visuals.
    So glad I stumbled on to this article and now can follow you along your incredible journey.Smooth sailing to you and your shipmates!

  • John G. Aronson

    Great work! Who is working up the phytoplankton? Diatoms? Let me know. Thx.
    JGA, AATA International, Inc. Denver, CO, USA

  • Anna Szyniszewska

    Thanks so much for sharing this incredible documentary, what an expedition!

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