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While working in the office, lab and especially out in the field, WSL researchers make a lot of quirky, remarkable or funny experiences. In our 'Logbook' blog they will post sporadic reports on their experiences. Blog posts reflect the personal opinions of their authors.

 

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20.10.2021

WSL doctoral student Joël Rüthi spent five weeks aboard an icebreaker. A logbook contribution about the search for Arctic soil microbes.

05.10.2021

In a blog post, SLF botanist Christian Rixen describes how he circumnavigated the north of Greenland and what he discovered along the way.

28.09.2021

In the Pamir Mountains, many glaciers are stable or even growing. In the logbook, WSL glacier researchers talk about their expedition there.

24.11.2020

How it came about that a WSL device is measuring the earth’s surface microwave radiation in Tibet; Mike Schwank reports in the WSL blog.

 

23.10.2020

The "Polarstern" is back from the Arctic. Ruzica Dadic reports on the challenges the team faced until the very end.

04.08.2020

Even during lockdown, WSL glaciologist Matthias Huss had to measure glaciers – without using cable cars. Read about this experience in the blog.

08.06.2020

Leg 3 of MOSAiC takes 3 months longer than planned. The WSL remote sensing installation threatened by ice crack finally allows good data collection.

29.04.2020

For one month, tree-ring scientists braved the harsh conditions of Northern Siberia to find old wood. Patrick Fonti is taking us along on the trip.

21.04.2020

Light, landscape and people lift the spirits of SLF doctoral student Amy Macfarlane, who has to stay in the Arctic for a while longer. More on the blog.

20.04.2020

Yann Vitasse painted the buds of saplings for an experiment on leaf emergence in spring. He explains why in the blog.