Photo story from the polar yacht Vagabond
Vagabond is a French polar yacht used as a base camp for DAMOCLES in Storfjord, East Spitsbergen. Take a look at the amazing images from the Arctic.
Greenland, Blosseville Coast, August 2001. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Vagabond sailing in drifting ice in Canadian Arctic, photo taken from the crow's nest, August 2003. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Florent Domine (LGGE) setting up a station measuring thermal conductivity and heat fluxes of snow on sea ice. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Vagabond pushed on top of ice floes due to a lot of pressure in the Mackenzie Delta, Canadian Arctic, August 2003. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Project leader in DAMOCLES, Jean-Claude Gascard and France Pinczon du Sel experimenting Polar Ocean Profiler. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Northern light above Vagabond's ice camp. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Weather mast. Photo: Eric Brossier.
Polar bear resting near Vagabond. Photo: Eric Brossier
Eric Brossier, captain and owner of Vagabond, sending data to laboratories. Photo: France Pinczson du Sel.
Eric Brossier doing CTD profile in front of Inglefield glacier (depth 40m). Photo: Remy Marion