A fortress of ice and snow #MOSAiCexpedition begins its ice drift on a floe at 85 degrees north and 137 degrees east. #Arctic #Icedrift #Icefloe #ClimateChange #Polarstern 📸 👉
expedition begins its ice drift on a floe at 85 degrees north and 137 degrees east. Meet the floe! #MOSAiCexpedition #Arctic #icedrift (pic: / E. Horvath, CC-BY 4.0) - see press release:
The starting point and „home floe“ for the upcoming year of the drift is set - now the race against darkness begins with the installation of all devices on the floe - and around it. #icedrift Photo by
Great news - expedition has found its year-long ice floe! "...was an enormous challenge – partly because, after the warm summer, there were very few sufficiently thick floes in the expedition’s start region."