Weber-Malakhov North Pole Round Trip Expedition 1992

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: wellness, biology, physical activity, human adaptation, sleep patterns, expedition

Principal Investigator: Weber, Richard (3)
Licence Number: 12003
Organization: Weber/Malakhov Expedition
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Mikhail Malakhov; Robert Mantell; John Mordhorst

Objective(s): To conduct scientific activities during the expedition, which include: pre- and post-expedition cold weather adaptation testing, a sleep/activity study, a blood hormone study, a stress analysis and snow sampling.

Project Description: The Expedition members will ski to the North Pole carrying supplies in backpacks and sleds. Having reached the Pole they will retrace their steps back to Ward Hunt Island. They will collect data (snow and blood samples; fitness levels; sleep activity; stress levels) for several scientists during their trip.