A number of scientists who have actually been working with sea ice measurement had predicted some years ago that the retreat of Arctic summer sea ice would accelerate as it is part of a fundamental change. The same applies to the land ice masses like the Greenlandic ice sheet.Details
FROZEN LATITUDES is about:
The passion for The Cold.
Some of the remotest places in Greenland (Nuugssuaq, Sermilikfjord, Liverpool Land), Franz Josef Land and the Arctic Ocean.
Fundamental changes in the High Arctic which becomes un-frozen.
Frozen Latitudes Events
Samstag, 14. Dezember 2019, 17:00
ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser, Wagramer Straße 8, 1220 Wien
ARKTIS IM KLIMAWANDEL – ALL FAKE NEWS?
Der Autor von “FROZEN LATITUDES” ist Schriftführer der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Polarforschung und berichtet als Augenzeuge über mehr als 30 Jahre von unglaublichen Veränderungen in der Arktis. Packend und anschaulich versteht er darzustellen wie es aktuell um die Polarwelt steht und was dahinter steht. Außergewöhnliche Expeditionsfotos und Videos führt er in einem multimedialen Vortrag über die Schönheit und Anfälligkeit Arktischer Landschaften zusammen. Sein Motto: Ein bewusster Umgang mit den Ressourcen unserer Welt steht an!
Frozen Latitudes Essays
Sitting on a Grass Roof Enjoying a Wienerwald Spring morning on the grass roof of our shed I could see a parcel delivery van turning into our side road and stopping in front of our house. On the parcel I spotted the letters “Seltmann PrintArt” and knew it was the delivery of the first…Details
Printing Frozen Latitudes Here in Lüdenscheid, Germany, the fine arts print company Seltmann Printart has started today with the print production of Frozen Latitudes. I’m here to sign-off the individual print sheets and fine tune the color settings. We are printing on a Heidelberg Speedmaster printer which is filling a whole hall of the print…Details
Since 30 years I travel to the High Arctic. If there is one thing that blows my mind every time and is like a dream come true, it must be witnessing the colorful Aurora Borealis in the Night Sky. The cold Arctic air allows us to witness colors of an incredible intensity. On each of…Details
CONTACT ME I live in beautiful Austria and I call myself lucky being surrounded by abundant nature and mountains. My eagerness longs for more pristine landscapes, though – travelling into the High Arctic is my passion. My enthusiasm for the cryosphere dates back to my childhood. At the age of seven I went up the…Details
Since decades (around 30 years), I travel to the High Arctic. Unlike the stay-at-home-theorists, I experienced this vast environment first hand for many times. Here is what I saw regarding the global warming effects. And sometimes, it breaks my heart to see the beauty fade. We often traveled across the High Arctic by foot. During…Details
I have been traveling to the Arctic since decades, and every time I return I’m grateful for the life deepening experiences I receive. Nature is so close and so vast. In this amazing silence, I often think about gratitude and spiritual insights. What is a man in the wilderness of the Arctic? The answer is…Details