The first leg of Science Sets Sail is now over, we docked in Riga, Latvia, and welcomed guests to a special ‘Captain’s Dinner’ and our second ‘Open Ship Day.’ You might be wondering what we’ve achieved from a scientific perspective? Before changing crews, we asked this of Prof. Dr. Axel...
On 18 July the three Science Set Sail teams – CHREN, GZN, and FAPS along with guest international researchers – welcomed visitors to the Thor Heyerdahl and science pavilion.
After being welcomed aboard on Saturday evening by Friedrich- Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) President, Professor Joachim Hornegger, the new teams were – quite literally – shown the ropes!
The last of our teams taking part in the first leg of Science Sets Sail is the GeoZentrum Nordbayern (GZN, or in English, the Geo-Centre of Northern Bavaria). Six FAU researchers will be joined by guests from seven institutions including the universities of Copenhagen, Krakow, Lund, and Hull.