Meet the Scientists and Crew, and learn more about the Tools they use in the Arctic.
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 about the instrument being used on this expedition.
Learn more details about the mission through videos, podcasts, animations, interviews, and sound.
Postcards from the Ice, puzzles, quizzes and more!

Videos and Animations

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Video Interviews:

Rick Krishfield interview at left

John Toole InterviewJohn Toole
Watch the interview watch the video

itp videoAssembling an Ice Mass Balance (IMB) buoy.
Video (0:47) watch the video
itp videoThe ITP being assembled on the pack ice.
Video (1:03) watch the video
itp videoView an animation showing how the ITP works
Animation (1:30) watch the video
haloclineView an animation of the halocline in the Arctic
Animation (3:15) watch the video

Sounds from the Arctic

walking on snow

sled dogs

whistling winds





Live Talks from the Museums:

From the Field Museum in Chicago, get an inside look at a major scientific expedition to the Arctic. Learn about the research team’s tools and findings. Find out how they stay warm in -30F weather, where they sleep and what they eat for lunch!

Listen to the audio slideshow talk »