Science

Sweden to lead major Arctic expedition

2:37 min
  • Sweden will be in charge of an important international expedition that will try to discover 50 million year old secrets of the Arctic past.
  • Professor Katarina Gårdfeldt, Director-General of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, says it is an incredibly prestigious job.
  • The expedition in summer 2022 will drill up cores of sediment from the Lomonosov Ridge that runs under the sea, between Greenland and Siberia.