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The Podcast about Polar Science and the People

We will talk with scientists who went on board Polarstern, the German research icebreaker, for the biggest research expedition in the Arctic

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Episode Eleven – Zoe and the Quiet Ocean

Number Eleven! It’s the ocean episode. As we finally enter the last leg of the MOSAiC expedition, we get to talk to Zoe Koenig who is an Arctic physical oceanographer at the University of Bergen and the Norwegian Polar Institute in Tromsø. Zoe was leading team Ocean during leg 5 which clearly differed from the…

Episode Ten – Binoculars are my Weapons

For the tenth episode of The IcePod, we jump from the scientific part to the logistical aspects of the expedition. To carry out research in the living room of the polar bears requires people who take care of keeping everybody safe. “The binoculars are my weapons”, says Laura Schmidt, member of the Safety and Logistics…

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About the Podcast

The IcePod will feature people involved in two big international projects: the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) and the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC).

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