An interactive webinar was hosted on 6th July, 2021. Dr Punarbasu Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta was the key speaker.
He was a member of the 39th Antarctic Expedition from India organised by the Ministry of Earth Sciences. He shared his experiences with 50 participants from academia, adventurers and divers.
It provided an insightful peek into the rigour or selection and training that undergoes before the expedition, the Bharti and Maitri Indian research stations in Antarctica and highlighted the natural wonders witnessed like the Aurora or the penguins and the seals.