During the GRIFF Expedition (PS100) of the German research icebreaker Polastern in September 2016, researchers discover warm Atlantic water under the floating ice tongue of the 79°N glacier. An expedition report by project member Janin Schaffer.
In September 2017, the German research icebreaker Polarstern once again visited the calving front of the 79°N glacier. The scientists on board inform on a blog about their work.
Prof. Dr. Torsten Kanzow
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Bussestraße 24 27568 Bremerhaven+49(471)4831-2913 Torsten.Kanzow@awi.de