Press release by the AWI

October 4, 2019

A fortress of ice and snow

MOSAIC expedition begins its ice drift on a floe at 85 degrees north and 137 degrees east.

September 20, 2019

This Evening Sees the Start of MOSAiC

After a decade of preparations, it’s finally time: this evening at 8:30 p.m. the German icebreaker Polarstern will depart from the Norwegian port of Tromsø.

June 27, 2018

An entire year trapped in the Arctic ice

The international MOSAiC expedition with the icebreaker Polarstern will launch in autumn 2019