How the ground-breaking Polar Pod will revolutionise research in the Antarctic ocean


As an official partner for the project, Hublot introduces us to Jean-Louis Etienne – a doctor and explorer of the oceans and polar regions – who has created the Polar Pod.  A uniquely original structure, Polar Pod was created in response to a problem posed by the scientific community – how do you collect long-term, in-situ data from one of the world’s furthest and most inaccessible oceans?  In this instance, the Austral Ocean, which surrounds Antarctica.  Etienne’s ground-breaking creation marks the first time that a ship will be able to welcome researchers and sailors the chance to study an ocean that has, thus far, been extremely hard to access.

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