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White (ice) in front of a black background

[25. November 2003] 

The over winterer team at the Neumayer station witnessed the last solar eclipse of the year

In the late evening of November 23rd (climax 23:27 UTC) a partial solar eclipse was visible in the Antarctic.


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Climate Research: Oldest Ice under Procession

[14. November 2003] 

Scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are handling the oldest ice that has ever been unearthed: The ice cores, which were drilled during last winter in the Antarctic research station Dome C, are up to 900.000 years old.


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Solar storm measured at Neumayer

[03. November 2003] 

Disturbance in the Magnetic Field

 

The great geomagnetic storm from 29 Octobre 2003 encountered the Magnetometers on Neumayer-Base/Antarctica at 06:12 am.


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Global research in sea and sky

[17. October 2003] 

Polarstern sets off for the Antarctic

On Wednesday, 22nd October, 2003, the research ice-breaker of the Alfred

Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) - Polarstern -

will depart on her 21st Antarctic expedition. Studies of the decay of

the ozone layer and of communities on the Southern Ocean sea floor are

planned.


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Polarstern returns to Bremerhaven

[08. October 2003] 

19th Arctic research expedition successfully concluded

On 13th October, Polarstern, research ice-breaker of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, will return to Bremerhaven after a 20 week long research cruise in Arctic waters. Over 200 scientists from 11 nations made use of the 118 metre long ship to research biological, geological and oceanographic processes west of Ireland, in the Arctic deep sea and in the fjords of east Greenland, during two cruise legs.


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