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22.11.2016 - Polarstern blog

Into the deep for the first time

Into the deep for the first time

By Walaa Thabet and Eoghan Daly | The senior scientists are telling us the first station on the cruise will be the most difficult one. But what if, the first station is the first station you have ever done so deep? We were about to sample water...

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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...

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01.12.2016 @AWI_de

RT @HotWaterOnIce: Whilst stuck at Sky Blu, preparatory drilling began. This is the cavity that recovers water 70m below the ice surface @B…


01.12.2016 @AWI_de

RT @HotWaterOnIce: We’ve finally all arrived at the first Tango drill site. Time to do some science! @BAS_News @AWI_de




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 >

Seminar Climate Science

September Arctic Sea Ice Extent prediction - a new skillful statistical approach

When: Fr, 02.12.2016 | 10:30
Where: AWI Building F – Seminar room "Glaskasten"
Who: Climate Sciences Department (Martin Losch, Sergey Danilov, Gerrit Lohmann) / 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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