Xiamen University

China's 4th Arctic expedition team departs for North Pole from Xiamen

  China’s 4th Arctic expedition team Xuelong (Snow Dragon) icebreaker from Shanghai arrived in Xiamen yesterday afternoon for an arctic region science popularization activity. After that on 1st July, the icebreaker will depart for Arctic for scientific research from Xiamen.   According to the press conference held on 26th June, their main task this time is to investigate the atmosphere, sea ice and ocean which associated with the wide rage of sea ice melting, under the mechanism of Arctic sea ice rapid change and its impact on Arctic marine ecological