Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


September 30, 2019

The morning routine involved a daily wakeup call from the bridge. Everyone’s favourite Chief Mate, Grigory, made sure all expedition participants were up and ready. Or at least briefly up and then back to their dreams if they didn’t immediately get out of bed. The intercom system was the communication centre of the ship. Remember, there is no cell phone reception in the middle of the Arctic Ocean! Important notifications were given over the intercom, when someone was needed, they were paged on the system and radios were used for communication when on the ice.

You can listen to our wakeup call here!

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