here to learn more about guillemots, and click here to hear their call!)
We measured nitrogen fixing by cyanobacteria in small chambers using acetylene gas as a proxy.
here to learn more about ringed seals.)
The next day we went to Sassen Valley (right) and did similar measurements, then cruised past a huge glacier (left) and saw a ringed seal, hauled out on a small iceberg.
We also saw a great number of puffins.
here to learn more about puffins, and click here to hear their call!)
The 3rd day we headed off to a abandoned Russian coal mining town, Pyramiden (below). Barentsburg.