It's week four of the Polarstern's voyage and you know what that means - a brand-new blog post from the students following its path.
It's the second week aboard the Polarstern and the third blog post recording the adventure!
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.
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.
Meteorological measurements and observations at sea - a challenge by Volker Heil, DWD
Forecasting waves and wave height
The scatterometer explained
The RV Polarstern passed the Inner-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), an important part of the global circulation.
Life on the RV Polarstern explained