Tracking desert locusts with satellite services
This year brought a locust crisis to eastern Africa, threatening food supplies in an already troubled time.
The role of MOSAiC in EUMETSAT OSI SAF development
We've published several posts about the MOSAiC expedition over the last six months, featuring the reports of a group of meteorology students tracking its progress.
Introducing the Alfred Wegener Institute and MOSAiC Expedition
Right now, the largest polar expedition in history is taking place and a group of students from Germany want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the Arctic action.
MOSAiC – the international Arctic drift expedition
Read the latest summary from the students tracking the expedition.
Weather conditions in the Arctic
The MOSAiC expedition continues and the students following the mission’s progress have delivered blog number five.
Discussing Iceland’s severe winter weather
Earlier this year we had the pleasure of hosting Elín Björk Jónasdóttir, meteorologist at the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO).
RV Polarstern, a truly unique ship
The second blog from the students tracking the MOSAiC expedition is here.
Arctic sea ice minimum 2019 – how did it fare this year
An annual occurrence when the area/volume of Arctic ice has reached its smallest after the “summer melt season”.
2019 - Another record-breaking year for our planet
The summer headlines have brought news of scorching temperatures, devastating wildfires and worrying predictions for the future of our planet.