"Arctic ice is disappearing — the question is how fast."
"For ships sailing close to the north pole, few events pose bigger risks than an Arctic storm."
Nature’s 10 is the journal’s annual list of ten people who mattered in science this year. Markus Rex, Head of MOSAiC, is on the list "Ones to watch in 2020".
"The scientists are on an unprecedented expedition through the high Arctic winter — and thinner ice has hindered some of their work."
Interview with Thomas Krumpen, Cruise-Leader Akademik Fedorov, MOSAiC leg 1 (National Geographic Podcast in German)
As climate change brings closer the possibility of an Arctic Ocean free of summer sea ice, scientists are urgently trying to understand the high north before it changes for good.