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.