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Read the latest daily report from the North Pole in the expedition's logbook, kept up to date by Jean-Louis-Etienne.

For a period of two weeks to April 29, experts, divers and scientists are working in the field to calibrate the sea ice thickness measurements provided by the EM-Bird, developed by researchers at Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institut.

This mission is critical to the success of the measurement survey that will be conducted in April and May 2008.

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