Expedition into the ice: PhD student Linda Thielke explains how to prepare yourself for an Arctic expedition
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.
"The first expedition of its kind, MOSAiC is an international mission exploring the Arctic climate system year-round, with more than 100 scientists and crew members from 20 nations living aboard the research vessel."
In this bonus episode of the IcePod on the Targeted Observing Periods, the podcast team speaks with Thomas Jung, captain and structured mind behind YOPP and PPP.
How thick does sea ice have to be for aeroplanes to safely land on it? Questions like this confronted AWI sea-ice expert Christian Haas and his team when they began constructing a landing strip on the MOSAiC floe, in total darkness.
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.