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US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition: Educational videos

Find below a selection of videos that PolarTREC's Teacher Bill Schmoker made during the US GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition. View the complete compilation of videos at: https://www.youtube.com/user/PolarTRECProgram/feed?activity_view=1

Feel free to use them on your outreach activities!


Building the Bubble Time Lapse, Dutch Harbor

Time lapse of the final bubble building for the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES cruise aboard USCGC Healy in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Arctic Ocean ODF CTD Rosette Cast on USCGC Healy

Time lapse video showing the process of conducting a water sampling operation, as seen from above the starboard staging bay on USCGC Healy. Filmed on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Seal's eye View of CTD Cast

A seal's-eye view of a CTD cast from the USCGC Healy in the Arctic Ocean. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES cruise.


Arctic CTD Cast Prep

2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES CTD & water sampling cast preparations in the icy waters of the Makarov basin. Film by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Beryllium Sampling, 88.4° N

Sampling Beryllium-7 at a GEOTRACES ice station near the North Pole. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise aboard USCGC Healy.


USCGC Healy ICEBREAKING ~86°N, 150°W

USCGC Healy breaking through the ice pack of the Arctic Ocean's Makarov Basin on our return from the North Pole. Filmed 13 September on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Climbing Healy's 10 Decks

PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker climbs from the lowest to the highest deck on USCGC Healy. Filmed during the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise.


Healy Interior Spaces Tour

PolarTREC Teacher takes you on a tour of USCGC Healy's interior spaces while transiting the Bering Sea. Filmed on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES expedition.


USCGC Healy Breaking Thick & Tight Ice 13 Sept 2015

USCGC Healy breaking thick and tight ice in the Arctic Ocean's Makarov Basin on 13 Sept. 2015. Sometimes we were stopped by pressure ridges, requiring backing & ramming to proceed. Filmed on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Ice StationTime Lapse 14 Sept 2015

Time Lapse of 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES ice station on 14 September 2015. Our ride, the USCGC Healy is visible nearby. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Under Ice Life, 87.8°N, 149.0°W, 11 Sept 2015

Looking around under the ice near the North Pole with my GoPro. The brownish ropy stuff is a type of Arctic diatom (algae), the little fish is a small Arctic Cod, and the bit guy at the end is a Ringed Seal. Filmed at a 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES ice station by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Dirty Ice Sampling, Lomonosov Ridge 8 Sept 2015

Dirty ice (which forms when shallow muddy water freezes) is sampled for the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition over the Lomonosov Ridge in the Arctic Ocean on 8 September 2015. This sampling operation was part of the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition, filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Backing and Ramming, 3 Sept 2015

On its 2015 trip to the North Pole, occasionally the USCGC Healy had to back and ram to get through pressure ridges. Time lapse filmed on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Dirty Ice Sampling Time Lapse, Lomonosov Ridge 8 Sept 2015

Dirty ice (which forms in shallow muddy water) is sampled over the Lomonosov Ridge in the Arctic Ocean on the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition. Time lapse filmed aboard USCGC Healy by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Ice Sampling @ North Pole 9-7-15

Ice sampling & characterization operations at the North Pole, part of the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


Multicore Deployment, Chukchi Shelf

Deploying a multicore sampler on the Chukchi Shelf during the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES cruise. Film by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.


USCGC Healy Reaches N Pole, 9-5-15

On 5 September 2015 USCGC Healy became the first US surface ship to reach the North Pole unaccompanied. This event was one of the highlights of the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES Cruise. Filmed by PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker.



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