Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Samantha Jones with her poem ‘Spring Pulse’

282 Flore van Maldeghem Polar Week March 2021 Photo CompetitionWe received several inspiring poems dedicated to the polar regions describing harsh and icy landscapes, snow fall, polar explorers, and poems filled with worry for these vulnerable regions in the face of the changing climate. The winning poem ‘Spring Pulse’ by Samantha Jones from University of Calgary received the most votes from the judging panel consisting of APECS Art project group members. We thank all the polar poets who submitted their poems to the competition, reading them was a joy! Now enjoy the poem ‘Spring Pulse’ written by Samantha Jones.

Photo by Flore Van Maldeghem

410 Samantha Jones International Polar Week September 2021 Poetry Competition

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events