Arctic expedition participant shares experience through photo presentation
Published on October 11, 2012
Marine environmental student and photographer Stephen Sheppard gave a presentation at the Marine Institute in St. John’s today on his voyage with Students on Ice: Arctic Youth Expedition 2012.
Sheppard, sponsored by the Marine Institute to be one of the chaperones/leaders on the expedition, accompanied eight high school students from this province who took part in this summer’s expedition. Sheppard captured the Arctic through his lens during the 14-day ship and land-based journey through the Eastern Canadian Arctic and Western Greenland.
The expedition took place between July 29 and Aug. 13. It involved 80 international high school students, 14 to 18 years old, and a team of 35 world-class scientists, historians, artists, explorers, educators, leaders, innovators and polar experts.
Check out a slideshow of Sheppard’s photos CLICK HERE.