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.

March 24, 2020

DriftStories – 01: Detective work on ice that’s far too thin

How AWI sea-ice physicist Thomas Krumpen is tracing the fate of the MOSAiC ice floes back to their roots

March 21, 2020

Retrospective: Drifting with ice

From the schooner Fram to ultramodern RV Polarstern

March 19, 2020

Escape to the Central Arctic – MOSAiC MOOC

Join the MOSAiC expedition virtually with new immersive online learning experience

March 11, 2020

Sharp radar vision from space

MOSAiC: DLR is providing the world’s largest and longest polar research expedition with sharp radar vision from space

March 2, 2020

Two New Records at the North Pole

Despite adverse ice conditions, resupply icebreaker reaches the MOSAiC expedition

March 2, 2020

Fresh Food and Faces in the Distant Arctic Ocean

"After weeks of churning slowly through sea ice in the remote Arctic Ocean, a Russian icebreaker carrying scientists, crew and new equipment has reached the German RV Polarstern, which is frozen into drifting sea ice about 100 miles from the geographic North Pole."

February 28, 2020

The IcePod – Episode 3

Here’s the Moon Episode of the IcePod! This time in interview: Stefan Hendricks, sea ice physicist at the Alfred Wegener Institute and and participant of leg 1 (Remote Sensing Team).

February 24, 2020

A Stone’s Throw Away from the North Pole

"Four months into the MOSAiC drift campaign, the North Pole is less than 160 kilometres away."