Contact for Journalists

Ulrike Windhövel
+49 471 / 4831-2008
Katharina Weiss-Tuider
+49 331 / 288-2180

Information for Journalists

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July 31, 2020

Time to Say Goodbye

The MOSAiC floe’s days are numbered, but Polarstern will continue the expedition further north

July 27, 2020

Sea-ice extent in the Arctic at a historical low

Especially low values off the Siberian coast, Northeast Passage ice-free since July

July 6, 2020

The latest findings on the MOSAiC floe

Scientific study describes the nursery of sea ice and provides the basis for future assessments of research data

June 18, 2020

Polarstern returns to the MOSAiC floe

After a month’s absence, on 17 June the German research icebreaker Polarstern rendezvoused with the MOSAiC floe at 82.2 ° North and 8.4 ° East, after having left it on 19 May 2020 to exchange personnel and bunker supplies near Svalbard.

April 24, 2020

Alternative resupply plan for Polarstern now in place

Thanks to the support of additional German research vessels, the MOSAiC expedition will continue, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The new team will start in May.

April 17, 2020

World Press Photo Award for AWI Photographer

MOSAiC participant Esther Horvath wins one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions, with a picture from the MOSAiC expedition