A Life With Ice

Gabrielle Walker meets Ola Johannesson, who has spent a life working with and living on the Arctic sea ice.

He is a disciple of the Norwegian scientist and explorer Fridtjof Nansen.

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Ola Johannesson has spent a life working with and living on the Arctic sea ice. He's a true disciple of the Norwegian scientist and explorer Fridtjof Nansen.

Gabrielle Walker meets Ola in East Greenland, where he looks supremely at home, having spent 50 years working with and living on Arctic sea ice. He was one of the first scientists to notice that the Arctic sea ice was starting to melt - a discovery that turned the attention of the world onto the fragile environment that he loves.

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Gabrielle Walker meets Ola Johannesson, who has spent a life working with and living on the Arctic sea ice.

He is a disciple of the Norwegian scientist and explorer Fridtjof Nansen.

20080115

Gabrielle Walker meets Ola Johannesson, who has spent a life working with and living on the Arctic sea ice. He is a disciple of the Norwegian scientist and explorer Fridtjof Nansen.