Videos

Gina Jozef, CIRES/CU Boulder

Join MOSAiC scientist and drone pilot Gina Jozef on a tour of the Polarstern!

In honor of 'BackyardBio' month, Dr. Jessie Creamean is back to talk about what lives in the Polarstern's 'backyard'.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Anne Gold, CIRES/CU Boulder

In this time-lapse video, two MOSAiC team members demonstrate their routine for preparing to go out on the Arctic sea ice.

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CIRES/Chris Cox/Sophie Adams

In this 360-degree video, scientists park a large weather balloon nicknamed "Miss Piggy" in a tent during the 2019-2020 MOSAiC Arctic research expedition. Click and drag for a full 360-degree view!

CIRES/Chris Cox/Sophie Adams

Watch as scientists climb a meteorological tower on the ice to repair instruments that collect atmospheric data during the 2019-2020 MOSAiC research expedition. Click and drag for a full 360-degree view!

CIRES/Chris Cox/Sophie Adams

Watch a helicopter land on sea ice near MOSAiC researchers in this 360-degree video!

Friederike Krüger

A short documentary about the life on board, the fieldwork on the ice and the goals of the biggest research expedition in the Central Arctic. It can especially be used in schools. 

Friederike Krüger

Als Lehrerin habe ich die MOSAiC-Expedition (2019-2020) in die Zentrale Arktis für sechs Wochen begleitet, um davon in Schulen und Unterrichtsmaterial zu berichten. Wie wirkt sich der Klimawandel auf die Arktis aus?

Learn about the MOSAiC expedition in this animated overview video. 

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CIRES/Katie Weeman

AWI's Thomas Krumpen discusses how scientists use satellite information to identify ice floes on the Arctic.

Sea ice, LearnMOSAiC
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from May 13th, U.S.-based MOSAiC logistics coordinator Sara Morris talks about what it takes to help coordinate a year-long multinational research expedition to the middle of the Arctic Ocean.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from April 30th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, Kaare Erickson talks about growing up in Alaska and his work as a science liaison between scientists and First Nations communities in the Arctic.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
AWI

In the Instagram live format "Coffee Break" participants of the MOSAiC expedition report live on Instagram of their experiences in the Central Arctic.

CIRES/Katie Weeman

MOSAiC School's Sam Cornish (from the University of Oxford) explains the processes that happen in the Arctic.

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The Ohio State University

OSU graduate student Oguz Demir describes his experience participating in the MOSAiC expedition.

Polar Bears, Engineering and technology
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from April 9th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, CU Boulder postdoctoral researcher Radiance Calmer talks about her work using drones for atmospheric measurements during MOSAiC.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from April 7th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, polar scientist Carrie Harris talks about her journey just shy of the North Pole with the MOSAiC Expedition.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from March 17th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, MOSAiC scientist Jessie Creamean talks about her experience on leg 1 of MOSAiC and how they are collecting samples in the Central Arctic. 

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from March 2nd, MOSAiC videographer Amy Richman and PolarTREC educator Katie Gavenus talk about why it is important to document expeditions like MOSAiC and share them with the public. 

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from February 20th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, sea ice scientist and MOSAiC team member Maddie Smith shares insight into how scientists study ice. 

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from February 5th hosted by Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, Ryleigh Moore and Dave Costa share what it is like living on board an icebreaker in the middle of the Arctic.

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants

In this video chat from January 22nd, MOSAiC co-coordinator Matthew Shupe talks about what the MOSAiC expedition is and why scientists will be spending a year on an icebreaker frozen in Arctic sea ice. 

Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants
Rosalie McKay

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S. Greubner/AWI, Katy Human/CIRES, Katie Weeman/CIRES

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Amy Richman/CIRES, Stefan Hendricks/AWI
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Anne Gold/CIRES, Katy Human/CIRES, Katie Weeman/CIRES, Kathy Bogan/CIRES, Sara Morris/CIRES, Stefan Hendricks/AWI, L. Gruebner/AWI
Katie Weeman/CIRES, Lianna Nixon/CIRES, Anne Gold/CIRES, Katy Human/CIRES, Sara Morris/CIRES, Stefan Hendricks/AWI, L. Gruebner/AWI
WizScience.com

Explore sea ice

AWI

Expedition leader Markus Rex explains MOSAiC

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The Arctic is warming at a rate almost twice the global average. This could be making vortex splits more likely, but is still up for debate among climate experts.

PBS

This video segment from Wild Europe: Wild Arctic describes some of the plants and animals that make up the tundra biome.

Ecosystems
World Meteorological Organizations

The Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) - from research to improved environmental safety. This video explains the background, methods and aims of the Year of Polar Prediction.

CIRES

Learn about the difference between land ice and sea ice, and the unique snow and ice phenomena that occur in polar regions.

PBS

This short video explains the root causes of climate change, and how climate change will affect the planet, with a focus on the Arctic.

CIRES

In this video, scientists Dr. Jen Kay and Ariel Morrison explain positive and negative feedbacks in the Arctic using albedo, sea ice, and arctic clouds as examples.

PBS

This short video explains the root causes of climate change, and how climate change will affect the planet, with a focus on the Arctic.