What's it Like Living on a Sea of Ice? Arctic Surveyors Speak

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Ann Daniels at the start of Catlin Arctic Survey mission photo
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"Today I was caught out on the thin ice with my feet between two ice islands. I started to lose my balance but as quick as a flash Charlie had grabbed my harness and pulled me back. It's that kind of thing that gives you an amazing level of trust in your teammates, " says Ann Daniels, one of the intrepid explorers currently trekking across the Arctic circle as part of the Catlin Arctic Survey 2010.

Directed by celebrated explorer Pen Hadow, this international expedition is focused on what is "widely considered to be the 'other' carbon problem beyond climate change....that of ocean change.

Photo credit: Martin Hartley