Getting out there

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




Cruise MSM-64 was carried out aboard the German research vessel (RV) Maria S. Merian, a multi-purpose vessel designed for interdisciplinary research in coastal seas, on continental shelves, and in the blue ocean. The cruise focused on assessing the strength and variation of the currents in the southern subpolar North Atlantic. Another aim was to investigate […]

MSM-64 research cruise





On August 26th 2014 I was standing on the geographical North Pole – how the hell did I end up there? Even if I tend to choose rather unusual holiday destinations, not always sunny and warm, the North Pole wasn’t on my travel-to-do-list – totally out of reach, who is […]

To the North Pole and back