Natural History of Antarctica

Antarctica
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 to Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Department: 
NREM
Type of Travel: 
Travel Course
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2022
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 28, 2022
Program Director(s): 

Travel and application deadline dates are tentative and subject to change.

Students will travel to Antarctica through Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. They will spend 12 days on a ship exploring the Weddell Sea, Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Throughout the duration of the trip, while on the ship and during daily excursions to the continent, expedition leaders and lecture staff will guide students in viewing wildlife like whales, a huge variety of seabirds, penguins, and seals. Students will explore the icebergs, mountains and waterways of Antarctica's geography.