The IcePod

The IcePod is the podcast about polar science and the people. We'll talk to scientists who went on board Polarstern, the German research icebreaker, for the biggest research expedition in the Arctic. The IcePod is the official podcast of the Year of Polar Prediction www.polarprediction.com

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h9m. Bisher sind 14 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 7: Episode Seven – The Weather Man


Have you managed to make your hobby a profession? Everybody tries – Robert Hausen succeeded. For the seventh episode of The IcePod, we met with Robert Hausen who works as a forecaster for the German Weather Service (DWD).  He joined leg 3 of the MOSAiC...


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   1h10m
 
 

The Live Episode – Paid to Look at the Clouds and Play with Balloons


The IcePod goes live and Antarctic! For our first live episode that we broadcasted during the APECS workshop "Antarctic Science: Global connections", we met with the Australian weather observer and Ph.D. candidate Vicki Heinrich. Well, actually, it...


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 2020-10-07  1h7m
 
 

episode 6: Episode Six – Measuring the Zeros


For the sixth episode, the IcePod went overseas where we connected with Taneil Uttal in Boulder, Colorado. Taneil is a meteorologist at NOAA, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. To join the second leg of MOSAiC, Taneil didn't have...


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 2020-09-29  1h31m
 
 

episode 5: Episode Five – 77 Luftballons


Here is the scary episode of the IcePod. In the fifth full episode of the IcePod, we talk to Anja Sommerfeld, atmospheric scientist and project manager of MOSAiC. During Leg 2 onboard Polarstern, however, Anja had an additional role to fill: In the...


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 2020-07-29  1h30m
 
 

episode 4: Bonus Episode Four – PPP Captain Thomas Jung


Here is the second episode on the YOPP Targeted Observing Periods, or TOPs. This time, we speak to Thomas Jung, head of the section Climate Dynamics at the German Alfred Wegener Institute and professor for Physics of the Climate System at the University...


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 2020-06-25  41m
 
 

episode 3: Bonus Episode Three - Gunilla Svensson


Gunilla Svensson is a meteorology professor at Stockholm University, Sweden. She is also member of the Polar Prediction Project's Steering Group and leads the YOPP Processes Task Team. Within her role, she coordinates the YOPPSiteMIP project and the...


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 2020-06-16  50m
 
 

episode 2: Bonus Episode Two – Markus Rex


When the world still has been in order and people were allowed to hang out in cosy offices, we met with Markus Rex, leader of the MOSAiC ice drift, who came to Bremerhaven for two days in February to join the YOPP Science Workshop at the Alfred Wegener...


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 2020-05-13  25m
 
 

episode 4: Episode Four - How do you like your eggs?


Remote Sensing Episode 2 of The IcePod is now online! In this episode, we talk to Gunnar Spreen from the University of Bremen who joined leg 1 of the MOSAiC sea-ice drift. After the Moon Episode with Stefan Hendricks, we dive even deeper into how the...


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 2020-04-16  1h36m
 
 

episode 3: Episode Three - The Moon Episode


Here’s the Moon Episode of the IcePod! For our Third Episode, we met with Stefan Hendricks, who is a sea ice physicist at the Alfred Wegener Institute and joined Leg 1 on board Polarstern with the Remote Sensing Team. Not only we talked with Stefan...


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 2020-02-27  1h16m
 
 

episode 2: Episode Two - The Set-up Scene


On our second episode we take a further look behind the scenes of MOSAiC. The master student and professional photographer Thea Schneider was one of the lucky ones, namely one of the twenty early career scientists who went on board the Russian...


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 2020-01-27  1h24m
 
 
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