May 14, 2020

The IcePod – Bonus Episode

In the new bonus episode of the IcePod, MOSAiC leader Markus Rex talks about his experiences and impressions during Leg 1 of the ever largest expedition in the Arctic.

May 10, 2020

Arctic Science Mission Faces Challenges as Pandemic and Seasonal Ice Melt Causes Delays

Update on the next team exchange and the quarantine

April 28, 2020

DriftStories – 03: Shaking and Quaking

"The thickness of Arctic sea ice depends not only on how much seawater freezes into ice during the winter. Another, increasingly important factor: how frequently the ice shakes and breaks up, floes collide and stack up to form ridges."

April 16, 2020

The IcePod – Episode 4

The latest episode with Gunnar Spreen dives into the work of the Remote Sensing "Spacelords" and explains how to deal with a spaghetti syndrome at -40 °C

April 14, 2020

MOSAiC Ambassadors

April 9, 2020

See what it’s like to do fieldwork in the Arctic!

Take a look around as you find yourself onboard the research vessel Akademik Fedorov - with a view to Polarstern!

April 9, 2020

”Det är spännande när de biologiska processerna sätter igång”

"Anders Torstensson, forskare på Institutionen för ekologi och genetik vid Uppsala universitet, är en av de MOSAiC-forskare som befinner sig på det tyska forskningsfartyget Polarstern som just nu ligger infrusen i ett isflak i Arktis."

March 31, 2020

From satellites to sea ice: a budding scientist’s journey to the Arctic

“'The first time I saw sea ice, I lost my mind. It was mesmerizing,' said Sean Horvath, a PhD candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder who studies sea ice from afar."

March 30, 2020

DriftStories – 02: For a clearer view from space

Satellite observation is the only way to effectively monitor the Arctic sea ice on a broad scale. Yet this approach still has its fair share of weaknesses. Unparalleled control measurements gathered during the MOSAiC expedition will now help to overcome them.