ON BOARD AKADEMIK FEDOROV, Barents Sea — In a remote corner of the central Arctic, just a few hundred miles from the North Pole, a single drifting ice floe is having a historic moment.
(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) After only a few days of searching, experts from the MOSAiC expedition have now found a suitable ice floe, where they will set up the research camp for their one-year-long drift through the Arctic Ocean.
The IPCC has issued another special report: The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. How much carbon is there in the Arctic? [ click on images to enlarge ] How much carbon is present in the northern circumpolar permafrost…
(University of Alaska Fairbanks) Five UAF researchers are among hundreds of scientists worldwide who will spend part of the coming year on board a research ship frozen in the Arctic sea ice.
(Dartmouth College) Arctic sea ice and snow cover experts support MOSAiC climate expedition in the high Arctic.