The Frozen Ocean: Secrets of Sea Ice
2.30pm – 3.30pm, Free
The sea ice around Antarctica grows from 3 to 19 million square kilometres each winter! Sea Ice, while different from Glacial Ice, is formed when the salty ocean freezes. This is one of the largest seasonal changes in the world and influences many of the earth’s systems. Listen to Sea Ice scientists talk about this amazing process and the innovation required to discover its secrets.
Associate Professor Pat Langhorne – Otago University
Dr Wolfgang Rack – University of Canterbury
MC: Veroninka Meduna - Radio New Zealand