Swiss early-career researchers (ECRs) are invited to apply for a research and observation plan using the research vessel MIRAI (R/V Mirai) Arctic cruise to be conducted from August to October 2023. It represents a rare opportunity to participate in a research expedition that will travel the Pacific Arctic region (Beaufort, Chukchi and northern Bering seas). Meteorological observations will be led, surface water will be monitored, under-ice drone will be tested in real field conditions, etc.

Please note that the description of ECRs in this call includes scientists within 7 years of obtaining their Ph.D. or younger than 40 years old (as of 1 April 2023).

The deadline for applications is on 20 October 2022, 12:00 UT.

Visit the official webpage for all the details and the application documents.

Tentative cruise plan (red dotted line)
Note that yellow triangle shows the location of sediment trap mooring

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