Life as a weather technician on board the Polarstern

Part three of the Polarstern diaries has landed - read on to hear all about life as an on-board weather technician in the latest blog instalment!

/ 10 December 2019

Life as a mission control engineer at EUMETSAT

Elena sat down with us to explain her responsibilities as a Mission Control Engineer for our "Inside EUMETSAT" series.

/ 4 December 2019

Inspiring ocean projects developed at Copernicus hackathon weekend

From 22-24 November, 10 teams from across Europe and beyond participated in the Copernicus "OceanHack challenge" in Tallinn, Estonia.

/ 27 November 2019

Sailors drop off ocean-monitoring buoys during trans-Atlantic race

The Transat Jacques Vabre yacht race is one of the big events in the offshore sailing calendar and is a tough race from Le Havre, France, across 8000km of the Atlantic Ocean to Salvador de Bahia, on the Brazilian coast. ...

/ 7 November 2019

RV Polarstern, a truly unique ship

The second blog from the students tracking the MOSAiC expedition is here.

/ 17 October 2019

Introducing the Alfred Wegener Institute and MOSAiC Expedition

Right now, the largest polar expedition in history is taking place and a group of students from Germany want to make sure you don't miss out on any of the Arctic action.

/ 9 October 2019

Arctic sea ice minimum 2019 – how did it fare this year?

The Arctic sea ice minimum is an annual occurrence that usually takes place in the month of September, when the area/volume of Arctic ice has reached its smallest after the “summer melt season”.

/ 2 October 2019

Working together for the benefit of our planet

The 16 September 2019 once again marks the United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

/ 16 September 2019

2019 – Another record-breaking year for our planet

It’s been impossible to ignore the headlines over the summer, bringing news of scorching temperatures, devastating wildfires and worrying predictions for the future of our planet.

/ 22 August 2019