POLAR LITERATURE & LECTURES
An accomplished writer, Polar Georgaphic's Gregers Gjersøe is the author of two books and a number of small articles on polar history and exploration. Gregers is also an experienced and charismatic public speaker, having given a number of formal and informal talks on a variety of topics pertaining to the Arctic and Antarctic. On this page, you can check out some of Gregers' published works and find more information on his lecture series.
Expeditionen: Danmark og Grønland i det nye Arktis
Expeditionen: Danmark og Grønland i det nye Arktis (Expedition: Denmark and Greenland in the New Arctic) is an interactive and educational book for readers interested in learning more about the connection between Denmark and Greenland. Beautifully illustrated with 110 photos and 20 maps, in this book, readers go on a journey to the top of the world, diving into the complex challenges and opportunities that the Arctic will experience in the face of an ever-changing climate.
The book is currently only available in Danish, though an English translation is in progress. A downloadable epub file of the book (in Danish) can be found on Polarskolen's webpage. Alternatively, you can purchase a hardcover copy of the book (in Danish) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by going to Saxo.com.
På Ski til Sydpolen: Den første Danske Ekspedition
After their adventures in the Antarctic, Gregers and fellow expedition team member, Kristian Joos, co-wrote a book about the first Danish expedition to the South Pole. Available only in Danish, På Ski til Sydpolen: Den Første Danske Ekspedition (English: On Skis to the South Pole: The First Danish Expedition) can be purchased on Saxo.com.
An Unlikely Antarctic Explorer
Mrs. Chippy wasn't your standard Antarctic explorer. Learn more about the adventurous feline on board Shackleton's famous Endurance expedition.
Fire in the Antarctic
It turns out that the greatest danger in the Antarctic isn't the cold, but the heat of fire. In this article, hear about the fire that ravaged one of Antarctica's stations.
Becoming an Expedition Guide
Gregers' path to a life in the polar regions was anything but traditional. In this article, Gregers explores what motivates him to work as a guide and educator in the poles.
POLAR GEOGRAPHIC LECTURE SERIES
As some of the Earth's most remote places, the Arctic and the Antarctic have long captured the imagination of hearts and minds around the world. Whether you're looking to inspire your team or learn more about the polar regions, Polar Geographic's lecture series is up to the task.
Interested in bringing Gregers and the Polar Geographic team to present for your organisation? Send us a message to schedule your organisaton's next inspirational lecture series