The ice continues to open and close at a series of cracks that exist throughout the camp. Several low-pressure systems came through the area rearranging the ice and creating new…

We have finally entered the stage of the expedition where we feel as though we are working through a weekly routine. This past week was the first where we were…

A lot can happen in two weeks even if it is at a slower pace than normal due to the cold and wind. Our temperatures are not that cold by…

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…

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…

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…

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…