Tag: Arctic

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

An update on the Polarstern’s progress

It's the second week aboard the Polarstern and the third blog post recording the adventure!

/ 3 December 2018

The Polarstern logbook

Week two from the Polarstern logbook - students from group FH38 describe what can be found on-board the vessel and what they witnessed during the first days of their virtual mission to Cape Town from Bremerhaven.

/ 20 November 2018

Going on a virtual journey with the Polarstern

The research vessel, Polarstern, is currently travelling from Germany to Cape Town and a group of German meteorology students are reporting on its progress with weekly blog posts.

/ 16 November 2018

Arctic sea ice reaches sixth-lowest minimum

In the same week that representatives from 195 countries are meeting in South Korea to discuss a special report on global warming (see below), new information has been released about one of the key indicators of climate change – the...

/ 5 October 2018

Welcome to EUMETSAT’s new science blog

In our first post, EUMETSAT Chief Scientist Dr Kenneth Holmlund explains some of the challenges to be met in the years ahead.

/ 30 November 2016