Tag: Arctic

The role of MOSAiC in EUMETSAT OSI SAF development

You might have seen several posts about the MOSAiC expedition on the Science Blog over the last six months, when we featured the reports of a group of meteorology students tracking its progress.

/ 29 May 2020

Aviation weather consultation onboard the RV Polarstern

In the final blog of the series, the students discuss aviation weather reporting for the safety of the helicopter crews coming and going on the mission.

/ 20 April 2020

Climate and climate change in the Arctic

The latest report from the students following the MOSAiC expedition discusses the Arctic climate, where the RV Polarstern is currently located and trapped in ice.

/ 24 March 2020

Weather conditions in the Arctic

The MOSAiC expedition continues and the students following the mission’s progress have delivered blog number five.

/ 9 March 2020

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