Under Arctic Ice

Hidden beneath Arctic ice is a world few have ever seen. Take the icy plunge with a team of ice-loving scientists.

A team of scientists explore the Arctic ocean.
A dive tender monitors divers below the ice.Divers deep into the cold waters beneath the ice.Remotely operated vehicles, ROVs, aid in deep-sea ocean explorationA deep red jellyfish, Crossota norvegica, floats in the water.The amphipod Eusirus holmii inhabits sea ice, the water column and the sea floorBenthic scientists are interested in organisms on the seafloor.Arctic cod have a special protein that warms their blood.Polar bears are threatened by a lack of sea ice.