“Leben im Eis” by Hauke Trinks

“Diary of a research trip to the polar night” is the subtitle of the book Hauke ​​Trinks, former president at the University of Haburg, looked for a new challenge for his research. The idea to sail to Svalbard with his small ship, to stay there during the polar night and to research, arose and was implemented. He describes his life and his research on the ship in a fjord in the north of Svalbard. Only two dogs accompany him. Polar bears come to visit and dispute the food supplies. Storms surround the ship …

(As far as I know the book is not available in English.)

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