Understanding climate
for the benefit of society

One Ocean Expedition

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Long distance flights can sometimes be shorter than expected. The long flight legs back to Europe leave Thomas Spengler with plenty of time to ponder various reasons on how to shorten flight time.

Mattia Ferraro explains a scientific instrument on board the Statsraad Lehmkuhl and compares the waters between the Islands of Fiji and Tonga with the west coast of Norway.

Hao Chen commemorates the friends who are always with us on the ocean – waves – and he is impressed by the immense energy hidden in them.

Mattia Ferraro describes his feelings about the culture of the South Pacific. Despite COVID-19, the atmosphere on the ship is pleasant.

Clouds offer both a stunning scenery for Statsraad Lehmkuhl and an insight into the weather conditions, writes Johannes Lutzmann

Charlotte Rahlves connects her research on the Greenland ice sheet to sea-level rise in the South Pacific and pleads for a more emotional approach to science.

Having to be on watch between midnight and 4 a.m. might not sound very appealing, but definitely has its charms, as Clemens Spensberger describes.

While water levels aboard continue to plummet, Emma looks in to how to make fresh water at sea. 

Talanoa is more than a conversation, writes Elin Darelius. What stories can we tell each other about the ocean? How do we see the ocean?

Despite working around the clock to pull ropes to trim and brace the sails, Statsraad Lehmkuhl is not getting closer to Tonga. Kjersti Konstali explains why there is no hope of having tailwinds in the Trades when going east.

While the decks of Statsraad Lehmkuhl are a scenic and inspiring place for an office, work outdoors comes with its own challenges, as Clemens Spensberger describes.

Before boarding Statsraad Lehmkuhl, we spent some time on visiting two large markets in Fijian capital Suva.