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Carl Weyprecht (1838-1881) and the International Polar Year

[27. March 2006] 

Search for the Northeast Passage culminated in the International Polar Year


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Arctic Sun Show

[23. March 2006] 

Photometer Calibration on Spitsbergen


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New climate data from old ice

[23. March 2006] 

Small aerosol particles from ice core dating back 740,000 years provide insights into major climate change


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Arctic conference in Potsdam

[15. March 2006] 

From March 22 to March 29, the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) will take place in Potsdam. Internationally, the conference, hosted jointly by international organisations and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, represents one of the most significant interdisciplinary meetings for Arctic research. Apart from numerous scientific federations, the Arctic Council will also deliberate in Potsdam. During the meeting week, long-term perspectives for international Arctic research will be defined and coordinated by the participants. With the upcoming International Polar Year (IPY) 2007/2008, this year’s meeting will be particularly significant.


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The Arctic influences European climate

[02. March 2006] 

Advanced climate model forecasts more frequent cold winters


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