The plan was developed by the MOSAiC Science Plan writing team during 2013-2016 and lays out the scientific vision and design of the MOSAiC initiative. The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) is a key international flagship initiative under the auspices of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC).


Science Plan Writing Team

Science Plan Writing Team (alphabetical)

  • David Barber – University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Klaus Dethloff – Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
  • Sebastian Gerland – Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
  • Jun Inoue – National Institute for Polar Research, Japan
  • Craig Lee – University of Washington, USA
  • Brice Loose – University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Alexander Makshtas – Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia
  • Wieslaw Maslowski – Naval Postgraduate School, USA
  • Marcel Nicolaus – Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
  • Dirk Notz – Max Plank Institute, Germany
  • Ilka Peeken – Alfred Wegener Instituted, Germany
  • Don Perovich – Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab., USA
  • Ola Persson – University of Colorado, USA
  • Julia Schmale – Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
  • Matthew Shupe – University of Colorado, USA
  • Michael Tjernström – Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Timo Vihma – Finnish Meteorology Institute, Finland
  • Jinping Zhao – Ocean University of China, China 






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