Mission Accomplished!

Polarquest2018 successfully circumnavigated Svalbard on board of sailboat Nanuq

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Monitoring Microplastic Pollution in the Arctic

Microplastic samples were collected at 30 stations, including the record latitude of 82°07 N

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Catching Cosmic Rays

The team measured the cosmic ray flow at the highest latitudes ever reached at sea level

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POLARQUEST 2018

What is POlarQuest 2018?

What is Polarquest 2018?

 EXTREME ADVENTURE

A quest for the wreck of the Italia airship on the 90th anniversary of the crash which made the history of polar exploration.

EXTREME EXPLORATION

Complete circumnavigation of the entire Svalbard archipelago with a sailing boat.

EXTREME SCIENCE

An international team of arctic researchers, today’s explorers of the unknown, looking for answers to some of the greatest enigmas of science, from climate change to the origin of high energy cosmic rays , from measuring the impact of human pollution at extreme latitudes to creating awareness of the micro- and nano-plastic contents in the Artic Ocean.

A MESSAGE FOR THE PLANET

A voyage to the last untouched wildernesses on earth, to convey the importance of the Arctic for our sustainable future.

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A delegation from Polarquest2018 is welcomed at the Krassin Museum in St Petersburg

A delegation from Polarquest2018 is welcomed at the Krassin Museum in St Petersburg

An Italian delegation, including Polarquest2018 members, visited St Petersburg (Russia) upon the invitation of the icebreaker Krassin Museum, within the Cultural Forum 2018.

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