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23.10.2018 - Polarstern blog

Measuring ice and snow thickness : Poke it with a stick

Measuring ice and snow thickness : Poke it with a stick

By Damien Ringeisen | (Last blogpost from PS115.2 expedition to the Arctic after Polarstern’s arrival in Bremerhaven) Is there a more iconic picture than a polar bear stranded on a piece of ice to illustrate climate change? As everybody...

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27.01.2017 - Arktis-Blog: 79 Grad Nord

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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15.11.2018

Kilometre-wide iron meteorite proven beneath Greenland’s ice-sheet with AWI’s research aircraft Polar 6. (nam)

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14.11.2018

We open our treasure chest full of photos for you. We are very happy and excited to start our Instagram account and share our science activities, findings, personal experiences, behind the scene information with you. Follow us on Read facebook entry

16.11.2018 @AWI_de

RT @helmholtz_de: #Mikroplastik ist fast überall. In Flüssen und Meeren, aber auch in unserer Nahrung. Wie gefährlich ist das für Mensch un…


15.11.2018 @AWI_de

RT @chs42: Extrem faszinierende Entdeckung: Forscher finden riesigen Meteoritenkrater unterm Eis in #Grönland . Der Fund wirft aber viele F…


15.11.2018 @AWI_de

Massiver Meteoriten-Einschlagskrater entdeckt: Mit Hilfe des AWI-Forschungsflugzeugs Polar 6 wurde ein kilometerbre… t.co/MgMfbHH6CR


Weddellmeer MPA

Weddellmeer MPA

AWI-Biologe Prof. Thomas Brey zum Weddellmeer Meeresschutzgebiet in der Antarktis: Auf der diesjährigen Sitzung der Internationalen Kommission zur Erhaltung der lebenden Meeresschätze in der Antarktis (CCAMLR) wird weiter über das Meeresschutzgebiet...

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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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Events

ANTARCTICA

Exhibition

ANTARCTICA

When: Sa, 27.10.2018 - Su, 28.04.2019
Where: Übersee-Museum
Who: Übersee-Museum Bremen / more >

Guided Tour

Führungen im Alfred-Wegener-Institut

When: Sa, 17.11.2018 - We, 05.12.2018
Where: Alfred-Wegener-Institut (Columbusstraße)
Who: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / more >

Guided Tour

Meeresforschung für jedermann

When: Fr, 23.11.2018 | 10:00 Uhr bis 11:30 Uhr
Where: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten
Who: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt / more >

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