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Unique view into the 'new Arctic': International MOSAiC expedition successfully completed

Phys Dot Org 13 Oct 2020
Bremerhaven/Leipzig ... Also at Dr ... In September 2020, the German research aircraft Polar 5 and Polar 6 of the AWI were the first foreign aircraft to take off from the airport Longyearbyen for several measurement flights from Spitsbergen to the central Arctic to study the atmosphere in the context of MOSAiC since the corona lockdown ... Explore further ... DOI.
photo: AP / Martin Meissner
The little polar bear baby Nanook makes the first steps with her mother outside their cave at the compound at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Friday, April 13, 2018.

Man killed by polar bear on Norway’s Arctic Svalbard islands

AOL 28 Aug 2020
The man was rushed to the hospital in Longyearbyen where he was declared dead by doctors, deputy governor Soelvi Elvedah said. Longyearbyen is the main settlement in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago, which sits more than 500 miles north of the Norwegian mainland ... Longyearbyen ... Longyearbyen. Polar bear sign in Longyearbyen.
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