Getting out there

This section of our blog features entries about one of the many great aspects of being a polar researcher: Field work!



The International Glaciological Society (IGS) organizes symposia (or conferences) on different aspects of cryospheric sciences all around the world. In June 2022, the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau hosted the “International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers”. As I am working on numerically modeling marine-terminating/tidewater glaciers, this was a nice fit […]

Glacial conference including glacial experiences










168 days, that’s the time, we, Linda and Luisa, two ArcTrain students from Bremen, spent on our greatest scientific adventure so far: the MOSAiC drift expedition. MOSAiC – The  Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate was a large, international research expedition. Frozen into the ice, the German […]

Two ArcTrainees – one big scientific question: A story about ...