Polarstern and other research vessels

For some time now there has been a very informative portal for the use of research vessels for scientific purposes. Here the current locations of the ships can be tracked, the contact data for the respective contact persons are given and application forms can be retrieved.

German Reserach Vessels Portal


Rainer Knust
Division Staff Units | Environmental Policy, Biosciences | Bentho-Pelagic Processes, Infrastructure/Administration | Operations and Research Platforms
Scientific coordination of the research vessels POLARSTERN and HEINCKE
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research - Helmholtz Association
Am Alten Hafen 26
27568 Bremerhaven
Tel: +49 471 4831 1709
Fax: +49 471 4831 1149