AWI sea-ice physicist Mario Hoppmann during an ice station and work on sea ice, Weddell Sea.
Polarsternexpedition ANT-XXIX/6; 8. June - 12. August 2013; Cape Town -Punta Arenas (Chile); The aim of the cruise is to carry out an interdisciplinary research programm on atmosphere, sea ice, ocean, and ecosystem during winter to obtain an understanding of physical and biogeochemical properties and processes during the sea ice growth season. It was the first Antarctic winter expedition since the year 2006.
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The international MOSAiC expedition with the icebreaker Polarstern will launch in autumn 2019