Introduction to the MBA Arctic Diary - Meet Birthe & Kim

In July 2021, the Marine Biological Association's Dr Birthe Zaencker and Dr Kimberley Bird will be travelling to the Arctic on board the ice breaker 'Oden' to study micro-organisms beneath the sea ice.

Find out what they have in store - How will they get there? What will they will be studying? and how will they keep themselves entertained during their long trip through the ice? Watch the short introductory film below to find out more.

you can follow Birthe and Kim's upcoming Arctic expedition and research and keep up-to-date with heir expedition through a weekly diary entry blog here on our website. Find out about their life aboard RV Oden, their living quarters, the wildlife they see and, of course, their research! Follow @thembauk and #MBAArcticDiary

To get up to speed with all things Arctic, why not take a look at our Arctic Special Edition of the Marine Biologist Magazine, which is open access and available to read now! 


Jul 22, 2021 By jase