The research vessel Polarstern

25 November 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Polarstern arriving at Reykjavik © flickr.com - Bruce McAdam

Polarstern arriving at Reykjavik © flickr.com – Bruce McAdam

Reasearch vessel Polarstern (meaning pole star) is a German research icebreaker of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven. The Polarstern was commissioned in 1982 and is mainly used for research in the Arctic and Antarctica.   read more…

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