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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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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Absolutely amazing: First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair! (nam)

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Oceanographers from the Alfred Wegener Institute have collected important data along the entire glacier front of the Filchner-Ronne ice shelf, which will help them investigate the melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheet in an important region in the... Read facebook entry

23.03.2018 @AWI_de

"Dies gehört zu den erstaunlichsten Videoaufnahmen überhaupt": AWI-Forscherin Antje Boetius über diesen Sensationsf… t.co/crQrIyKg6Y

22.03.2018 @AWI_de

Jetzt schon mal vormerken! @omegataupodcast live in #Hamburg mit AWI-Forscher Ben Rabe und Sunke Schmidtko… t.co/pJ68m5LHTP

Paul - das autonome Unterwasserfahrzeug (AUV)

Paul - das autonome Unterwasserfahrzeug (AUV)

Autonome Unterwasserfahrzeuge (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, AUV) sind unbemannte Tauchfahrzeuge. In der Regel wird solchen Fahrzeugen eine Mission vorgegeben, anhand derer sie selbstständig nacheinander verschiedene Wegpunkte abfahren - auch in...

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"Klima und Ozeane"


"Klima und Ozeane"
Photo Exhibition by Solvin Zankl

When: Tu, 05.12.2017 - Fr, 25.05.2018
Where: Klimahaus
Who: Alfred Wegener Institute / more >


EINFACH WISSENSWERT: Forschung international

When: Fr, 16.02.2018 - Sa, 21.04.2018
Where: Haus der Wissenschaft
Who: Haus der Wissenschaft / more >

Open Lecture

"Alltag zwischen Pinguinen – Das Leben auf einer Forschungsreise durch antarktisches Meereis"

When: Th, 05.04.2018 | Beginn 20:30 Uhr
Where: SPEAR Cocktail-Bar
Who: Pier der Wissenschaft / more >

AWI in the Media

'Boaty McBoatface' sub survives ice mission
BBC news | 13 March 2018

A grand Antarctic sanctuary
Geographical UK | 25 January 2018

World's biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign
The Guardian | 13 January 2018

Antarctica greenhouse tests crops in space
SBS News | 12 January 2018

Toxic Thaw Syndrome
Hakai magazine | 11 January 2018

Icebergs Can Be Green, Black, Striped, Even Rainbow
Scientific American | 5 January 2018

The Larsen C ice shelf break has sparked groundbreaking research
ScienceNews | 13 December 2017