The IcePod

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 Po?

Bonus Episode Four – PPP Captain Thomas Jung
Jun 25 • 41 min
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…
Bonus Episode Three - Gunilla Svensson
Jun 16 • 50 min
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…
Bonus Episode Two – Markus Rex
May 13 • 25 min
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…
Episode Four - How do you like your eggs?
Apr 16 • 96 min
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…
Episode Three - The Moon Episode
Feb 27 • 76 min
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…
Episode Two - The Set-up Scene
Jan 27 • 84 min
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…
Bonus Episode One - Stefanie Arndt
Dec 19, 2019 • 53 min
Because it’s Christmas, we like to give to all of you a special gift that you can enjoy during the holiday season. In this bonus episode, the sea-ice scientist Stefanie Arndt shares with us how she’s preparing for her departure to join the MOSAiC ice…
Episode One - The First Time
Dec 3, 2019 • 97 min
Here is the first episode!In an interview with us, climate scientist Thomas Rackow talks about his duties as a YOPP modelling lecturer for the MOSAiC school aboard the Russian research icebreaker Akademik Fedorov that accompanied Polarstern on her…
The IcePod Trailer Two
Oct 16, 2019 • 7 min
In the second trailer of the IcePod we talk to the mathematician and climate scientist Thomas Rackow. Thomas joins the organizing team of the MOSAiC School as a lecturer on climate and sea-ice modelling. About twenty early career scientist were lucky to…
The IcePod Trailer One
Sep 16, 2019 • 10 min
This is the first trailer of the IcePod podcast.