05.10.2017 - Polarstern blog



By Andreas Muenchow, University of Delaware | Peter and I could hear the swoosh of our ocean sensors breaching the surface like a whale taking a deep breath before s/he dives down again. Only after the “swoosh” did we see the yellow, blue, and...

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27.01.2017 - Arctic blog: 79 Degrees North

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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Arctic States and Small Island States – two regions inextricably linked through climate change. Take the chance and discuss with our experts on Saturday in Bonn! We are looking forward to a stimulating dialogue with you on this important issue!... Read facebook entry


Change of Leadership at the Alfred Wegener Institute: Antje Boetius is the new director. (nam)

Photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / Kerstin Rolfes

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17.11.2017 @AWI_de

RT @BIOACID_project: Das andere CO2-Problem: @3sat_nano about @BIOACID_project t.co/4kbX8beMxd @GEOMAR_de @AWI_de #Ozeanversauerung…

16.11.2017 @AWI_de

Leben am Limit: Wie überleben Organismen unter extremen Bedingungen? Kommen Sie mit auf eine multimediale Entdeckun… t.co/EnuupFiug0

15.11.2017 @AWI_de

RT @SvenSmoerre: Die Studie (Re.) von Elise AM ist gut 70% leichter als die orig. A-Säulenverstärkung für das #golf Cabrio #formnext @auto_…


Führungen im Alfred-Wegener-Institut

Guided Tour

Führungen im Alfred-Wegener-Institut
Guided Tours in GERMAN Language

When: Sa, 18.11.2017 - We, 06.12.2017
Where: Alfred-Wegener-Institut (Wegener-Haus)
Who: Alfred Wegener Institute / more >


"Optimal Representation Systems and Sparsity"

When: We, 17.01.2018 - We, 17.01.2018 | 14:00
Where: Alfred Wegener Institute, Lecture Hall in the Wegener House
Who: AWI, Climate Sciences Division / more >

AWI in the Media

Split of Antarctic iceberg the size of Delaware
Daily Mail
| 5 October 2017

Giant iceberg’s split exposes hidden ecosystem
Nature | 29 September 2017

Ice Loss and the Polar Vortex
Inside Climate News | 28 September 2017

A Year on Ice
The Atlantic | October 2017 issue

Study shows Arctic sea ice continues to melt considerably
Gephard Daily | 16 September 2017

Artificial warming trial reveals striking sea-floor changes
Nature News | 1 September 2017

Stratospheric Pollution
Nepali Times | 28 July 2017