Spring is approaching and the temperatures are rising. The drilling platform alone weighs some 70 tons! Can the ice on Lake El'gygytgyn bear such a heavy burden? The ice engineer Volker Neth checks the thickness of the ice at various locations every day to guarantee the safety of the crew in the drilling tent. At the edge of the ice platform the ice is gradually starting to creep...To the project page
At a glance: Polar Archive
Researchers film their daily work - in Germany, China and Siberia, on land and water.
Here, we introduce some of them to you.