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Seventh Festival "Vertical"

Mission Ice Floe

Category: Adventure films
Year: 2003
Time: 90 min
Country: France
Camera-man: Andy Salek , Graham Charles
Director: Emilio Maille

Subject: Jean-Louis Etienne will board the Polar Observer, a revolutionary observation module, and head for the heart of an ocean of ice to begin another human and scientific adventure. This solitary expedition will make and exeptional contribution to research programs on the arctic environment. It is here that the angoing global climatic changes can be read: the ice pack, which has lost 40% of his thickness and 6% of his surface in 40 years, has become the very symbol of this phenomenon.


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Mission Ice Floe