Join a team of marine scientists as they embark on an unprecedented journey across the Great Southern Ocean and beyond to Antarctica.
In February 2008, the most ambitious expedition ever by research vessel Tangaroa sets sail for Antarctica. Forty-five scientists and crew voyage into this most hostile and unknown environment, where they conduct exhaustive science work and make remarkable discoveries.
This dramatic expedition into the heart of the great southern ocean around Antarctica is part of a global effort being made to determine the health and welfare of marine life. The scientists and crew battle huge seas that wash over the decks endangering the unwary, and the captain maneuvers the ship in the worst ice conditions encountered for years.