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05.10.2017 - Polarstern blog

Swoosh

Swoosh

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 - 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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13.07.2018

The melting of glaciers on one side of the globe can trigger disintegration of glaciers on the other side of the globe. (nam)

Photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / Thomas Ronge

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09.07.2018

Tomorrow the research icebreaker Polarstern will leave its homeport in Bremerhaven, headed for the Arctic. (nam)

Photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / Stefan Hendricks

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13.07.2018 @AWI_de

RT @HZG_de: Day 4: 7 days, 7 black and white photos. No humans, no explanations. Challenged by @AWI_de #7days7photos t.co/dh2zWGSaPZ



13.07.2018 @AWI_de

RT @BMBF_Bund: WissenschaftlerInnen zeigen, wie warmes Ozeanwasser in der letzten #Eiszeit Gletscher abschmolz – eine ähnliche Situation kö…




MOSAiC-Expedition Trailer

MOSAiC-Expedition Trailer

Es wird die größte Arktisexpedition aller Zeiten: Ab Herbst 2019 driftet der deutsche Forschungseisbrecher Polarstern eingefroren durch das Nordpolarmeer. Auf der MOSAiC-Expedition erforschen Wissenschaftler aus 17 Nationen die Arktis im...

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"Geschätzte Meerestiere"

Art and Science

"Geschätzte Meerestiere"
Installation and exhibition - an art project on ecosystem services of European lobsters and oysters, 2017/2018 by Nicole Schuck

When: Su, 10.06.2018 - Su, 12.08.2018
Where: Helgoland
Who: Alfred Wegener Institute / more >

Guided Tour

Meeresforschung für jedermann

When: Fr, 13.07.2018 | 10:00 Uhr bis 11:30 Uhr
Where: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten
Who: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt / more >

Guided Tour

Meeresforschung für jedermann

When: Fr, 20.07.2018 | 10:00 Uhr bis 11:30 Uhr
Where: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten
Who: Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt / more >

AWI in the Media

The 'monster' iceberg: What happened next?
BBC news | 9 July 2018

'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

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