08.10.2018 - Polarstern blog

Some words about geology and the Polarstern…

Some words about geology and the Polarstern…

By Myriam Caron | 81°N 128°E. As an ArcTrain PhD Student studying geology in the polar regions, it is with great excitement that I came on board the R/V Polarstern, with the Arctic Ocean as a destination. After several years spent studying the...

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Snow + wind = snow in every corner…how to kill time.

Snow + wind = snow in every corner…how to kill time.

A new year has come and it seems like winter is finally there too.  The snow cover has gotten better since a while already, but latley the temperatures have dropped  quite a bit  as well.  But above all, we had wind. A lot of wind. Wind with snow...

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What does one year in the Arctic sound like? Listen to 1 second of sound from every day – by Peter Fee and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (nam)

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On board Polarstern, the students of the ArcTrain program learn a lot from the experienced scientists and technicians. In the current Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren Polarstern blog they report on geology - and the chief... Read facebook entry

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RT @CKatlein: "Der Nordpol schmilzt" leicht unpräziser Titel aber trotzdem eine schöne kurze Doku von @KSchwanke über unsere Arbeit in der…

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RT @MelanieBergma18: Noch nichts vor am Mittwoch in #Berlin? Diskutiert mit uns ab 19h 'Gefahr erkannt, Gefahr gebannt? #Plastik im Meer: D…

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@MelanieBergma18 verpackt Plastikmüll-Proben, die Kreuzfahrer eines Citizen Science-Projekts an einem Strand auf Sp… t.co/FOW0pi1Dn7

Backpacking Amphipods

Backpacking Amphipods

Pteropod mollusks such as Clione and Spongiobranchaea produce chemical compounds that are known to deter other organisms and prevend the pteropods from being eaten. This molecule is called pteroenone a ketone that deters many predators such as...

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Perceiving Arctic Change: Climate, Society and Sustainability


Perceiving Arctic Change: Climate, Society and Sustainability
Public event prior to the Second Arctic Science Ministerial in Berlin

When: We, 24.10.2018 | 6 pm until 10 pm
Where: Bremer Landesvertretung
Who: REKLIM in cooperation with UVSQ / more >

Open Lecture


When: Th, 25.10.2018 | Beginn 19:00 Uhr
Where: "die theo"/storms söben
Who: Netzwerk Pier der Wissenschaft / more >

Guided Tour

Meeresforschung für jedermann

When: Fr, 26.10.2018 | 10:00 Uhr bis 11:30 Uhr
Where: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten
Who: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt / more >