October 22 – Unexpected cracks

It has been some time since I have been able to sit and write an entry recapping our drift. I suppose I should start with the drift; we have been…

October 12 & 14 – Cutting holes in ice

October 12 Progress in the central observatory is noticeable. The main “road” system is now flagged. Met and Ocean city (science outposts) construction and the remote sensing area are taking…

Reminiscing about Federov

Over the past few weeks we’ve heard tidbits of Marc Oggier’s adventures on the MOSAiC expedition support icebreaker, the Federov. On October 8, Marc had a few minutes to share…

We’re hiring a science communicator!

We’re excited to announce that IARC is hiring a Science Communicator! Join our dynamic team of professional science communicators working to interpret and share UAF research. The successful candidate will…

October 8 – All hands on deck

Our adventures continue onboard the R/V Polarstern. During the past two weeks we spent a significant amount of time surveying the region for a suitable ice floe with the help…

September 28 to 30 – #bestfloeever

The MOSAiC expedition is now surrounded by ice and the two icebreakers [Polarstern and Federov] are exploring potential floes to build the year long ice camp. Marc Oggier described the process…