October 10, 2020

Livestreams: Welcome Back, Polarstern!

In the early morning of 12 October, the Polarstern returns to her home port of Bremerhaven.

October 9, 2020

Over the mountains to the sea ice

Portrait of Christian Haas, cruise leader of MOSAiC leg 2

October 1, 2020

Suche nach der Zukunftsformel

Während der MOSAiC-Expedition wurden in den vergangenen zwölf Monaten in der Arktis einmalige Daten erhoben. Sie helfen, das komplexe Klimageschehen auf unserer Erde genauer zu verstehen und entsprechende Modelle zu verbessern.

September 28, 2020

“Such an expedition can be done only once”

In an interview, Reinhold Messner explains why he is eagerly awaiting the results of the largest Arctic expedition ever, how he experiences climate change in his home country and why he would never fly into space.

September 9, 2020

Intrusos en casa del oso polar

El investigador del CSIC Manuel Dall’Osto relata la instalación del campo de investigación de la misión MOSAiC en la banquisa ártica para estudiar el clima polar, atento a las visitas nocturnas de los plantígrados

September 9, 2020

MOSAiC Arctic expedition reaches North Pole

"On 19 August 2020, MOSAiC reached the North Pole after making an unplanned detour owing to lighter-than-usual sea ice conditions."

August 21, 2020

Nomination for German Radio Award

The Podcast “Frozen into the Arctic – with SWR on board the Research Vessel Polarstern” is 1 of 3 potential winners in the category “best innovation in the morning” of the German Radio Award!

August 3, 2020

“The Loneliest Place Has Become the Most Social Place”

Expedition into the ice: PhD student Linda Thielke explains how to prepare yourself for an Arctic expedition

July 31, 2020

DriftStories – 06: Snow, the great unknown

The amount of snow on the Arctic sea ice is a key factor influencing how quickly the ice grows, and when it begins melting in the spring.