Radio report: Copepod clocks in the polar night

UnbenanntOn the 12th of February 2015 the Deutsche Welle published a radio report about the “Marine Night” project. The project led by Norwegian researches investigates marine biological processes in the permanent darkness of the polar night. In January 2015 PolarTime PhD student Sören Häfker and intern Lukas Hüppe joined a cruise to the waters of Kongsfjorden in Svalbard and collected sample for analyses of diel and seasonal cycles in copepods. In the radio report by Irene Quaile, the researchers talk about their work and the challenges of timekeeping in the endless night. Listen to the radio report here.