International Polar Year

Seaglider Monitors Waters from Arctic During Record-breaking Journey Under Ice

The result contributes to the longest continuous measurement of fresh water exiting the Arctic through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Davis Strait and…

US-led international research team confirms Alps-like mountain range exists

Flying twin-engine light aircraft the equivalent of several trips around the globe and establishing a network of seismic instruments across an area the size of…

International Polar Day focussing on People

On September 24th, 2008, the International Polar Year 2007-8 (IPY) will launch its sixth ‘International Polar Day' focusing on People in Polar Regions,…

One of the largest lakes in the world

We are just beyond the ice margin from the maximum of the last Ice Age, where it has been mapped 100 kilometres north of the town of Kotlas in north-western…

RV Polarstern on its way to measurements in the East Siberian Sea

German research vessel Polarstern, operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association, transits the Northwest…