Return of the expedition: scientists from Antarctica bring back samples and new findings

4 Apr 2023

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The research team at the J.G. Mendel Science Station on James Ross Island continued to monitor the climate and the state of polar geo- and ecosystems, long-frozen ground, de-ice, rivers and lakes. Another long-term project is research on stress and its impact on the physical health of workers in polar regions, in which the University Hospital Ostrava is involved. "Antarctica is a precursor to space," said Daniel Nývlt, adding that the medical team is in contact with Ales Svoboda from the European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut backup team.

TTO has equipped the Antarctic researchers with a new set of T-shirts highlighting the Tested in Antarctica programme. The actual testing process also took place, this time involving COMET SYSTEM's auxiliary equipment for the automated weather station. In this way, the Czech Antarctic Programme has a long-standing cooperation with industry and the application sphere, which can apply for a licence to use the trademark Tested in Antarctica | Tested in Antarctica.

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