22 days at sea

22 days at sea!


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East Siberian Sea

September 8, 2018: 76°52’ N; 156°39’ E

Working near Henrietta Island


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Working program completed!

TRANSDRIFT XXIV: Everything runs smoothly

CATS working program successfully completed!


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Moorings recovered!

28.8.2018 (78°00 N, 111°20 E)

All seven moorings have been recovered - station work successful!


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Destination ice edge!

21.8.2018 (78°59’ N; 80°42’ E)

TRANSDRIFT XXIV – 14 kn, destination ice edge!


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Goodbye Arkhangelsk

Goodbye Arkhangelsk!

Akademik Tryoshnikov is on her way to the Laptev Sea.


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Expedition TRANSDRIFT XXIV started on Saturday, August 11, 2018


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CATS Bilateral Workshop

CATS Bilateral Workshop 2018

Our 2018 bilateral Workshop took place on April 23-26, 2018. It was a great pleasure to see the many interesting results obtained within the short time since the project started and we look back on a fruitful workshop.

OSL Fellowship Program CATS

Call for projects

CATS offers Russian early career scientists the opportunity of applying for its OSL Fellowship Program

Download: application requirements and application form


Deadline extended until February 28, 2018!

Georgi Laukert receives award

Georgi Laukert receives award for excellent PhD thesis

Dr. Georgi Laukert was one of four GEOMAR scientists who were awarded a prize for their exellent PhD thesis, sponsored by the Prof. Dr. Werner-Petersen-Stiftung. Congratulations!

V. Povazhnyy appointed OSL director

Dr. Vasiliy Povazhnyy appointed OSL director

CATS member Vasily Povazhnyy has been appointed Russian director of the Otto Schmidt Laboratory for Polar and Marine Research (OSL) in St. Petersburg. Congratulations!

PhD Andreas Preusser

June 14, 2017

Andreas Preusser successfully defends his PhD thesis titled "Multi-sensor remote sensing of long-term circumpolar polynya characteristics in the Arctic". Congratulations!

CATS Kickoff Meeting



Expedition TRANSDRIFT XXIV started on Saturday, August 11, 2018