Weekly Reports Polarstern

The Expedition PS122/1A - PS122/6 - MOSAIC

Expedition PS122 - MOSAIC

Dear reader of the Polarstern weekly reports,

In this place you are used to find the Weekly Reports from the Polarstern Expeditions.

During the MOSAIC Expedition there will be no weekly reports, but you may keep yourself informed on the Polarstern blog

 

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PS100 – Wochenbericht Nr. 2 | 25. Juli - 31. Juli 2016

Turbulent recirculation

[01. August 2016] 

Meanwhile R/V Polarstern has reached the northernmost location planned for the GRIFF expedition. The last week was characterized by intense station work both in the West Spitsbergen Current and in central Fram Strait.


PS100 - Weekly Report No. 1 | 18 July - 24y July 2016

The 100th expedition

[28. July 2016] 

In the evening of 18 July the research ice breaker Polarstern left the port of Tromsö (Norway) in cloudy and windy conditions to start its 100th expedition. On board there are scientists from 13 nations.


PS99 - Weekly Report No. 5 | 11 July - 15 July 2016

“Groundwork”

[18. July 2016] 

As already announced in the last weekly report, today we will provide details about the work of the biogeochemists and biologists during “Polarstern” expedition PS99.2. Their goal is to investigate organisms and processes at the deep seafloor.


PS99 - Weekly Report No. 4| 4 July - 11 July 2016

Water World

[11. July 2016] 

As already announced in the last weekly report, today we will provide details about the work of the phyto-opticians, biogeochemists, planktologists and sedimentologist during RV Polarstern expedition PS99.2. Their goal is to investigate the organisms and processes in the water column.


PS99 - Weekly Report No. 3| 27 June - 3 July 2016

In the air, in the water column and at the deep seafloor

[04. July 2016] 

For about a week we have been operating in our investigation area, i.e. the LTER (Long-Term Ecological Research) Observatory HAUSGARTEN. In addition to our “traditional” gear to study the open and deep ocean, like water samplers, plankton nets, sediment corers and moorings, we will also deploy a number of comparably complex high-tech gear to complement our long-term studies. This includes an Un-manned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), a 3000 m depth-rated Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), free-falling lander systems (Bottom-Lander) and - for the first time in...


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