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A new study by AWI researcher Henrik Sadatzki shows that widespread sea-ice retreat occurred within a period of 250 years or less and repeatedly triggered abrupt climate fluctuations during the last glacial.
The Alfred Wegener Institute comments on the latest reports in the media and social networks about alleged equality and diversity problems in connection with the MOSAiC expedition.
There are various methods for detecting microplastic in water and in other samples, but it’s often difficult to compare the results. An international team led by AWI-Scientists has now presented possible solutions.
Yesterday, the Helmholtz project "Digital Earth" for integrated geo-research was awarded the special prize for "Digital Science" of the "Digital Leader Awards" in the "Society" category. The companies NTT and IDG Business Media, together with other business partners, award these prizes across all sectors to projects and teams that drive the digital transformation.
The Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and its three Russian partners received an award in the category of top-level research for the QUARCCS project.