Virtual - Interactive Expeditions
testing purpose expedition
he Ikh Nart Nature Reserve in Mongolia is a magnificent region of semiarid grasslands and rocky outcrops. For years, Earthwatch teams have worked to study and conserve the area’s wildlife. Under the overall direction of Gana Wingard and in collaborat
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he Ikh Nart Nature Reserve in Mongolia is a magnificent region of semiarid grasslands and rocky outcrops. For years, Earthwatch teams have worked to study and conserve the area’s wildlife. Under the overall direction of Gana Wingard and in collaborat
Travel to Delhi
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Hongu Expedition Video
NGS/Waitt grantee Alton Byers—working with The Mountain Institute (TMI), Hokkaido University, Japan; the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal; and the American Alpine Club (AAC)—launched a scientific field expe
Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
Microbial diversity has recently been found to show a pattern of organization at various scales. The research team attempts to answer three basic questions about microbial diversity and dispersal, focused on the long-term aspects of dispersal events
Israel’s Gateway to the Aramean World
Though the site is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible and surveys have indicated extensive pre-Biblical Bronze Age occupation, Abel Beth Maacah had never been excavated before 2013. In the Bible, the city figures prominently in 2 Samuel 20:14–22 when Sheb
Everest Base Camp Trek
The Everest Base camp Trek route is rich in flora and fauna has contain a variety of botanical diversities. It is difficult, but not impossible to confront some of the wildlife inhabitants of this region. One might spot- musk deers, leopards, jackals
Spiti and Dharamsala
Travel is to Spiti, the Trans-Himalayan region of North India on the western edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Known as the ancient Tibetan kingdom of Gugei, Spiti average elevation varies between 11,000 and 14,500 feet. This is the heart and soul of Hima
Excavating the Roman Empire in Britain
Earthwatch volunteers at the South Shields Roman Fort have helped in mapping more than 1,000 square yards of pre-Roman and Roman settlements and excavating jewelry, armor, and ceramics.
City of an Ancient League
Located among the well-watered fields of northern Jordan, the ancient city of Abila was once part of the Decapolis—a league of ten cities that formed a Hellenistic or Greco-Roman confederation located south of the Sea of Galilee in the Transjordan. O
Antiochia ad Cragumm
Join the Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project for its fifth archaeological field school in 2015. Antiochia ad Cragum is located on the south-central coast of Turkey in ancient Rough Cilicia. Located near pre-Roman pirate havens, the ci
Under Pompeii
The Underwater Pompeii site is located in the Bay of Naples and is managed by Baia Underwater Park. Underwater surveys show that Roman buildings are about 400 meters away from the present coastline, at a depth of approximately 9 meters. Underwater an
Buried Celts
Just over 1,000 feet outside the Roman settlement of Pintia in northern central Spain sits the largely undisturbed Iron Age cemetery of Las Ruedas. Since 2004, archaeologists working at the site have discovered around 150 burials associated with the
Public Health and Anthropology Expedition
Travel is to the Inner and Greater Himalayan region of North India. This journey takes us from the plains of India to Kullu and Manali, a region known as the ‘Valley of the Gods’. Our team will visit several monasteries and sites in and around Kullu
Antarctic Ice Stream Dynamics
The movement of warmer ocean water through or around relatively cooler ice sheets has the potential to lead to increased melting of the ice sheets. This project will determine the potential vulnerability of key ice streams to the infiltration of warm
US Arctic GEOTRACES
Many trace elements are critical for marine life and therefore influence the functioning of ocean ecosystems and the global carbon cycle. Some trace elements are also of concern as contaminants, while others, together with a diverse array of isotopes
Human Impacts in Antarctica
umans have occupied the McMurdo Sound for over a hundred years. Early visitors had little impact on the region, but starting in the late 1950’s year-round, permanent buildings were established at McMurdo Station. Over the years thousands of humans ha
Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea 2016
The team will travel daily to Weddell seal haul out sites on the sea ice near McMurdo Station. While on location, the team will find female seals that they had handled approximately two months earlier, and recapture the females to assess changes in t
CosRay Neutron Monitors
We will be performing maintenance on the neutron monitors. The neutron monitors are used to study the sun, which occasionally undergoes solar storms that produce bursts of energetic particles. We are interested in learning more about the energy range
Operation Ice bridge Arctic
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth\'s polar ice ever conducted. IceBridge uses a highly specialized fleet of research aircraft and the most sophisticated science instruments ever assembled to characterize year
Climate Change and Pollinators in the Arctic
The research focuses on the interactions between plants and their pollinators, which are animals that aid in plant reproduction through transporting pollen. The aim is to understand how changes in temperature and precipitation may influence plant-pol
Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater
Microbial diversity has recently been found to show a pattern of organization at various scales. The research team attempts to answer three basic questions about microbial diversity and dispersal, focused on the long-term aspects of dispersal events
Chukchi Sea Borderland
he Arctic Ocean is one of the most remote locations on Earth and the area where the impact of climate change may be most strongly expressed. In the Chukchi Borderlands (CBL) area, water masses from the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic oceans meet and int
Deep Roots
low the surface of arctic tundra is a matrix of soil, roots, and fungal hyphae that may play a critical role in the trajectory of future climate change. For millennia arctic plants have persisted in cold, wet, and shallow soils underlain with permafr
Vegetation Impacts on Permafrost
The goal of our project is to understand how terrestrial ecosystems influence permafrost temperatures. There are places in the Arctic where climate is warming but permafrost temperatures are stable, while at other places permafrost temperatures are r
IAE 80 South
Robert Swan will lead an exclusive International team to the Union Glacier basecamp. The base is situated at 80 degrees south, 600 miles from the South Pole. After 15 years of ocean based ‘International Antarctic Expeditions’, this is the first time
IAE 2017
After 14 years of leading International Antartic Expeditions, Robert & Barney Swan from 2041 will be working alongside the Quark Expedition Team to embark on a voyage March 5-15th, 2017. Learn about climate change, sustainability and what we can do t
South Pole Energy Challenge 2016
In December of 2017, he will spend 60 days man-hauling with a team of 4 including himself and his son Barney, from the edge of the Antarctic to the South Pole. The trip, unlike any Antarctic adventures before them, will rely solely on renewable energ
Test Expedition Apr 11
This is a test expedition entered on Apr 11th.
Northern Circuit Route
The Northern circuit route itinerary includes two nights before the climb at SENE’s exclusive Mbahe Village Farm Cottages for rest, cultural immersion and climb preparation, and, after a hearty celebration lunch with the whole team on private SENE la
Archaelogy in Romania
Our Archaeology placements in Romania are a wonderful way to learn about civilizations that have long since disappeared. Through clues, investigations, and practical research, you can attempt to reconstruct many aspects of their way of life while col
Incan & Wari Archaeology Project
One of the long-term goals of the Incan & Wari Archaeology Project is the investigation and mapping of unregistered structures and forms in Pikillaqta National Park. All volunteers work alongside Peruvian archaeological experts, Jhon Valencia Cordova
Lisa Blair Sails the World
Lisa aims to become the first women to:\r\n\r\nCircumnavigate Antarctica: solo, non-stop and unassisted\r\nCircumnavigate below 45 degrees South\r\nCompete in the Antarctica Cup Ocean Yacht Race\r\nAnd, break the current record set by Fedor Konyukhov
Rubicon 3 Adventure Sailing
Every year an incredible group of men and women from all round the world come to sail, train and explore on a Rubicon 3 expedition. From complete beginners to experienced sailors, you're a part of something unique. Find out below what makes these exp
Solo 2017|| Will Steger
The departure point of this year’s solo will be 150 travel-miles northeast of Ely, Minnesota, in northwestern Ontario. I’ll start at Burchell Lake, the headwaters of the Waweag River. It features small creeks and streams that gradually increase in vo
2018 North Pole Unassisted, Unsupported Expedition
The North Pole, often known as the home of Santa, is located on a floating ice pack situated in the Arctic Ocean in the northern hemisphere. Walking on frozen water, there is a risk of falling through into extremely cold water. Most deaths in the Nor
Achill Island, Ireland 2017
Achill is the largest of the islands off the Irish coast and marks the most north westerly point of Ireland. The Achill Archaeological Field School (AAFS) was established in 1991 as a Training School for students of archaeology, anthropology and rela
2017 Dubai Expedition: Sarouq Al – Hadeed site
Dubai Municipality is planning to complete the excavation of Sarouq Al-Hadeed and this expedition should find strategic solutions in order to make it possible and resolve the issues that most affect this settlement around its identity as a center for
Bulgaria: Apollonia
Ancient Apollonia Pontica (present-day Sozopol, Bulgaria) is one of the earliest towns on the Western Black Sea coast. The city was founded by Milesian colonists at the end of the 7th century BCE. As a result of intensive trade with the surrounding T
Zominthos Project
The ancient Minoans are best known as seafarers, but excavations at the site of Zominthos, nestled in a plateau on Mt. Ida, Crete’s highest mountain, have shown that they were also highlanders. This important second-millennium B.C. site, located abou
Unlocking a Civil War Prison
ARCHAEOLOGY joined Bush and his crew in 2002 as they headed into the field to excavate barracks that once housed Confederate POWs.
Abel Beth Maacah
Though the site is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible and surveys have indicated extensive pre-Biblical Bronze Age occupation, Abel Beth Maacah had never been excavated before 2013. In the Bible, the city figures prominently in 2 Samuel 20:14–22 when Sheb
Ashdod-Yam, Israel
The fate of Ashdod-Yam was always connected to the capital city of Ashdod, one of the five major Philistine cities during the Iron Age. After Ashdod revolted against the Assyrians in the late 8th century B.C., the army of the Neo-Assyrian king Sargon
Cuba’s Twilight Zone Reefs and Their Regional Connectivity: Mission Plan
The purpose of our research expedition in collaboration with our Cuban scientific partners is to discover and characterize the extent of mesophotic reefs in Cuba and to compare the health and connectivity (physical, genetic, and ecological) among the
Exploring Methane Seeps on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Margin: IMMeRSS
The IMMeRSS (Interagency Mission for Methane Research at Seafloor Seeps) expedition focuses on the geology, ecology, chemistry, and physics of methane seeps on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic margin between Baltimore Canyon and Hatteras Canyon at water depths
2017 American Samoa Expedition: Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa: Mission Plan
From February to April 2017, NOAA and partners will conduct two telepresence-enabled ocean exploration cruises on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer to collect critical baseline information of unknown and poorly known deepwater areas in American Samoa and Sa
Hot or Cold? Assessing “seasonality” during the paradoxical Heinrich Stadial 1 using glacier geochronology in northwest Scotland
Our goal for this project is to reconstruct the behavior of the former British Ice Sheet (BIS) during the last “termination” (19-11 ka), when the earth emerged from the last ice age. Paleoclimate records indicate global temperature increased in step-
Kangerlussuaq, Southwest Greenland
Climate change generates a complex series of stressors, including alteration in temperature, elevated atmospheric CO2, and increased frequency and intensity of droughts and extreme flow events (Woodward et al. 2010). The Arctic is a fragile system wh
WILDLIFE IN THE CHANGING ANDORRAN PYRENEES
In the high slopes of the Andorran Pyrenees, as in other mountain regions, climate change has already begun to alter the landscape. Some species are moving to higher latitudes, and some have begun to decline. The ways humans use the land also causes
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