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First issue of the redesigned POLARFORSCHUNG journal
The journal Polarforschung (PolF) is published by the German Society for Polar Research (DGP) and the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). The multidisciplinary journal is devoted to contributions from all polar research disciplines, comprising scientific reviews, documentation of outreach and stakeholder activities, and news from the polar community.
Lena Nicola – APECS Germany board member and Junior chief editor of the POLARFORSCHUNG Journal
Have a look at our most recent contributions:

* Authors are current or former APECS Germany board members

14 August 2023

“Wissenschaft fürs Wohnzimmer”–2 years of weekly interactive, scientific livestreams on YouTube

Stoll, N., Wietz, M., Juricke, S., Pausch, F., Peter, C., Seifert, M., Massing, J.C., Zeising, Moritz*, McPherson, R.A., Käß, M. and Suckow, B.

Polarforschung, 91, 31–43,, 2023

20 December 2022

Money makes our world go round – funding landscape for polar early-career scientists in Germany

Lena Nicola*, Erik Loebel* and Alexandra Zuhr*

Polarforschung, 90, 81–84,, 2022

19 August 2022

Let’s talk fieldwork: early-career scientists sharing practical knowledge about polar fieldwork

Erik Loebel*, Luisa von Albedyll*, Rey Mourot*, and Lena Nicola*

Polarforschung, 90, 29–32,, 2022

21 May 2021
Polarfuchs (Kolumne)
Luisa von Albedyll*
Polarforschung, 89, 115–117,, 2021

20 May 2021
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and APECS Germany: a personal reflection
Donovan Dennis*, Josefine Lenz*, and Johanna Grabow*
Polarforschung, 89, 51–55,, 2021

20 May 2021
Der Arbeitskreis Polarlehrer
Rainer Lehmann
Polarforschung, 89, 73–76,, 2021
20 May 2021
Arbeitskreis Geschichte der Polarforschung
Cornelia Lüdecke
Polarforschung, 89, 65–67,, 2021
20 May 2021
Der Arbeitskreis „Polargeodäsie und Glaziologie“
Mirko Scheinert, Christoph Mayer, Martin Horwath, Matthias Braun, Anja Wendt, and Daniel Steinhage
Polarforschung, 89, 57–64,, 2021
20 May 2021
Der Arbeitskreis Geologie und Geophysik der Polargebiete
Jens O. Herrle, Cornelia Spiegel, Andreas Läufer, and Jean-Pierre Paul de Vera
Polarforschung, 89, 51–55,, 2021

20 May 2021
Der Arbeitskreis Biologische und Ökologische Prozesse
Heike Link*
Polarforschung, 89, 47–49,, 2021