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05.12.2016 - Polarstern blog

The Hidden Passengers

The Hidden Passengers

By Carla Espinosa and Abigal Cronin | Hola and Dia duit! Our names are Carla and Abi, and we are currently participants on the North South Atlantic Training Transect. We are on board RV Polarstern together with many other researchers, and we...

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26.10.2016 - AWI Ice Blog

Subglacial melt channel seen by TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

Subglacial melt channel seen by TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

Radar images of ice shelves show at some locations astonishing features – elongated structures that extend for tens to hundreds of kilometers before they fade out. Where do they come from? Radar waves get to some extent scattered by the surface. A...

Glaziologe auf Expedition Read blog article
07.12.2016 @AWI_de

RT @PierdW: 2,2 Mio. Euro für die Suche nach dem ältesten Eis - jetzt auf unserem Blog: t.co/Ma5yyGVj20 … @AWI_de #EUProjekt #Breme…


07.12.2016 @AWI_de

Gute Nachrichten für Archäologen & Naturwissenschaftler: emissionsverfälschte Altersmessungen lassen sich vermeiden t.co/ONK7EjTHF3


06.12.2016 @AWI_de

RT @HotWaterOnIce: The first of four loads has just left. We have 18 tons of kit to move in total using skidoos – a lot of #hardwork @BAS_N…




Permafrost Expedition – West Alaska 2016

Permafrost Expedition – West Alaska 2016

Is the Arctic wetting or drying by climate change? How much carbon is in the frozen ground? How are these landscapes going to change? The junior research group PETA-CARB of the Alfred Wegener Institute work on these questions. Their successful field...

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Events

"Das Meer beginnt hier - Polarregionen"

Science Year 2016*17

"Das Meer beginnt hier - Polarregionen"
Exhibition within the Science Year 2016 * 17

When: Tu, 08.11.2016 - Su, 09.04.2017 | 10:00 Uhr
Where: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Who: Federal Ministry of Education and Research / more >

Colloquium

„Reconstructing Past Ocean Circulation“

When: We, 07.12.2016 - We, 07.12.2016 | 14:00 Uhr
Where: Alfred Wegener Institute, Lecture Hall in the Wegener House
Who: AWI, Climate Sciences Division / more >

AWI in the Media

Antarctic quest to find 'oldest ice'
BBC News | 14 November 2016

New Satellite Technology Boosts Glacier Research
Marine Technology News | 4 November 2016

The Tech Ice Hunters Use to Track the Arctic Melt
The Wall Street Journal | 3 October 2016

Microalgae digest themselves
Science Update (audio) | 13 July 2016

Warmer Oceans Driving Stronger Currents, Bigger Storms
Nature World News | 13 July 2016

Brexit debate: The impact on science
Helmholtz.de | 15 June 2016

Corals face uncertain future as oceans warm – study - See more at: www.rtcc.org/2015/06/09/corals-face-uncertain-future-as-oceans-warm-study/

Corals face uncertain future as oceans warm – study - See more at: www.rtcc.org/2015/06/09/corals-face-uncertain-future-as-oceans-warm-study/

Corals face uncertain future as oceans warm – study - See more at: www.rtcc.org/2015/06/09/corals-face-uncertain-future-as-oceans-warm-study/

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