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Albatross Expedition 1947-48

Today I’ll write about science. Notably about one expedition that, curiously, touches upon the two perhaps hottest contested scientific debates in the 20th century: continental drift (plate tectonics), and global warming (greenhouse effect, climate change). Albatross was a four-masted school ship of a Swedish shipping line, Boström. Using piston corers, developed by Kullenberg, they took