June 17, 2020

Four-and-a-half months braving the Arctic ice

Interview with Torsten Kanzow, oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, and cruise leader of the 3rd leg of the MOSAiC expedition

June 5, 2020

DriftStories – 04: Glittering clouds below the ice

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.

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."