Interview with Torsten Kanzow, oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, and cruise leader of the 3rd leg of the MOSAiC expedition
During the MOSAiC expedition AWI sea-ice physicist Christian Katlein made an exciting discovery: on a routine sweep under the MOSAiC floe with the AWI’s ROV, he observed a phenomenon previously only found in the Antarctic.
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.
Update on the next team exchange and the quarantine
"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."
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
Take a look around as you find yourself onboard the research vessel Akademik Fedorov - with a view to Polarstern!
"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."