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Tag: ART (Arctic in Rapid Transition)

  • Wednesday, May 20th 2015 - 20:34 UTC

    Research icebreaker Polarstern en route to investigate climate change in Arctic

    “This is an especially exciting cruise this year, since it marks the first time in the past 30 years that the sea-ice has melted so early,” explains biologist Peeken.

    Research icebreaker Polarstern left its home port in Bremerhaven on Tuesday setting a course for the Arctic. Led by Dr Ilka Peeken from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) a team of 53 researchers from 11 countries will investigate the effects of climate change in the Arctic, from the surface ice floes down to the seafloor