After a construction period of 3½ years at the Admirality shipyard in St. Petersburg, “Severny Polyus” is now in service in the Arctic for the first time.
The ice-breaking self-propelled platform “Severny Polyus” has passed the first sea trials. The unique ship is a new step in polar research.
To better understand the oceans, the Tara Ocean Foundation is planning a new project with a drifting base in the Arctic. For this purpose, a new vessel must be built for the first time.
Only about one and a half years after the largest Arctic research expedition ever, the scientists provide a complete picture of climate processes in the Central Arctic for the first time.
During a trip to Wrangel Island, Russian photographer Dmitry Kokh discovered polar bears living in an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin Island.
Russia’s scientists are expected to resume Arctic studies of drift ice stations in September 2022 after a year-long hiatus.
Plastic debris is choking the ocean. Gate to the Arctic expedition sailed to Bear Island on 74 degrees north to collect, analyze and lay the foundation for future young Arctic Ambassadors.
During a research expedition in northern Greenland, researchers surprisingly discovered a tiny island that is now considered the northernmost island on Earth.
At the beginning of August, two expeditions will start to the Kara Sea up to Franz Josef Land and Severnaya Zemlya, with the aim, among others, to better understand climate change in the Arctic and to research plastic pollution.
The well-known Belgian polar explorer and adventurer Dixie Dansercoer (58) died on Monday evening during an expedition in Greenland,
The self-propelled polar platform “Severny Polyus” was launched in St. Petersburg on Friday, December 18, 2020.
The world’s largest sailing ship, the “Sedov”, currently sits in Murmansk. The ship took off from Vladivostok for a trans-Arctic expedition.
After a Corona-related forced break, the German research aircraft Polar 5 and Polar 6 took off again for measurement flights.
After exactly 300 days of drift with the MOSAiC ice floe, the team has started dismantling the research camp.
Russia’s ice-breaking research station “Severny Polyus” should have been ready to drift over Arctic waters as early as 2020.
On February 14, 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research cancelled the tender for the new procurement of the “Polarstern II”.