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Plastic litter is present in large amounts in practically all the oceans. But where does all the litter come from, anyway? And how does it end up in the sea? This infographic shows the pathway of the litter into the world's oceans and the consequences that litter can have there
To understand the Arctic climate it is essential to monitor its changes over a long time: Our most important result of these long-term observations since 1993
AWI sea ice physicists observe and investigate the sea ice cover in both hemisphere thoroughly. Which techniques and methods they are using in shown in this graph.
With the increasing warming in Antarctica the sea ice formation in the southern Weddell Sea will decrease – and thus the salt content of the cold water. What then happens is shown by our infographics
There are now numerous plant and animal species living in the Wadden Sea that weren’t there 100 years ago. This AWI infographic shows which introduced species have now settled in the Wadden Sea and how they have changed the habitat
Illustration of research and work planned during the Year of Polar Prediction