Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


MOSAiC School Group 2Twenty highly enthusiastic, and through the MOSAiC School 2019 well trained early career polar researchers will engage with public outreach and science communication during the full year of the MOSAiC project. Please see their projects here!

You can follow their activities along on a special MOSAiC Ambassadors’ Journal twitter channel moderated by MOSAiC School 2019 participant Marylou Athanase.

Neil Aellen

Neil Aellen MOSAiC School 2019 2ETH Zurich, Switzerland

My name is Neil and I am a Master’s student in Atmospheric and Climate Science at ETH Zürich. Already during my Bachelor’s thesis, I got the chance to work with the COSMO-LES a high-resolution model to investigate the impact of turbulent surface fluxes on Arctic mixed-phase clouds.

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Marylou Athanase

Marylou ATHANASESorbonne University, France

I am a French PhD student in physical oceanography at Sorbonne University, Paris. The focus of my thesis is to document the consequences of the evolving sea-ice cover on the Eurasian Arctic Ocean, combining observational data and operational model outputs.

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Sam Cornish

Sam Cornish MOSAiC School 2019 KopieUniveristy of Oxford, United Kingdom

I’m a British physical oceanographer studying for a PhD at the University of Oxford. I’m interested in the interactions between the Arctic atmosphere, sea-ice and ocean.

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Lisa Craw

Lisa CrawUniversity of Tasmania, Australia

I am a geologist pretending to be a glaciologist, or the other way around, depending on how you look at it. I completed my BSc(Hons) and MSc in geology at the University of Otago, New Zealand, performing mechanical experiments on ice to study microstructural evolution.

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Francesca Doglioni

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Germany

Francesca DoglioniI was born nearby Venice (Italy) and I started my career in Physics in 2010 supported by a huge smile and a loud “Good Luck!” from my math teacher. At present time, I can roughly understand the magic of those sea waves that, as a child, I saw forming in the distance and breaking at the shore.

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Anika Happe

University of Oldenburg, Germany

Anika Happe MOSAiC School 2019I am a M.Sc. student studying Marine Environmental Sciences at the ICBM (Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment) at the University of Oldenburg.

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Carolynn Harris

CarolynnHarris KopieMontana State University, United States

I am a PhD Student in the Environmental Science & Ecology program at Montana State University. I study geobiology in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica in collaboration with a long term ecological research (LTER) site.

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Mauro Hermann

Mauro Hermann MOSAiC School 2019ETH Zurich, Switzerland

I just finished my master's degree in Environmental Sciences with a major in Atmosphere and Climate at ETH Zurich, and look back on six amazing years – driven by curiosity about nature and one overarching interest; climate change and its communication.

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Sean Horvath

Horvath SeanUniversity of Colorado Boulder, United States

I am a PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder studying hydrology and hydrometeorology. My research aims to understand the variability and predictability of summer Arctic sea ice, focusing on hydrometeorology and statistical methods for seasonal forecasting.

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Ewa Korejwo

Ewa Korejwo MOSAiC School 2019Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

I am a PhD student in Marine Geochemistry at Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences. My research is about mercury and methylmercury in sediments and benthic organisms from polar regions. My interest in mercury cycle started during my MSc studies.

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Robbie Mallett

Robbie Mallett MOSAiC School 2019University College London, United Kingdom

I grew up on an island in the river Thames, leaving to do my undergraduate degree in physics at Oxford University. I became passionate about environmental science during an Energy Studies module in my final year and wrote my dissertation on the detection and simulation of freezing rain events.

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Tatiana Matveeva

Tatiana Matveeva KopieLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

I graduated Lomonosov Moscow State University and now I’m a PhD student in Atmospheric and Climate Science in Institute of Geography of Russian Academia of Science (Moscow). I’m interested in climate change and relationships between atmospheric variability and sea ice changes in Arctic seas.

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Alex Mavrovic

Alex MavrovicUniversité du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada

Alex Mavrovic received the B.Sc. degree in physics in 2016 and the M. Sc. degree in remote sensing in 2018, that he completed in 20 months, from the Université de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke, QC, Canada.

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Rosalie McKay

Rosalie McKay MOSAiC School 2019 2Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

I completed my Bachelor of Science Specialization Chemistry at the University of Alberta in Canada. I am currently completing my Master of Environmental Chemistry at NTNU.

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Ryleigh Moore

Ryleigh Moore MOSAiC School 2019 KopieUniversity of Utah, United States

After graduating as Valedictorian and President of the National Honor Society from the largest high school in Idaho, Ryleigh Moore earned a full academic scholarship to attend Boise State University.

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Pierre Priou

Memorial University of Newfoundland / Fisheries and Marine Institute, Canada

Pierre PriouI am a PhD student at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada working with Arctic forage fish. My main research interests are rooted in the fields of marine ecology and fisheries science.

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Natalia Ribeiro Santos

Natalia Ribeiro Santos MOSAiC School 2019 KopieUniversity of Tasmania, Australia

Oceanographer, Msc. Born in Brazil, I’ve already wanted to be an astronaut, an actress, a writer and a journalist. Ended up a physical oceanographer with zero artistic skills.

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Thea Schneider

Thea Schneider MOSAiC School 2019University of Potsdam, Germany

I was born in Nuremberg, Germany, and was always interested in both science and art. In 2010 I started a Bachelor of Arts in Photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund and graduated in 2014.

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Julika Zinke

Julika ZinkeStockholm University, Sweden

My background is in meteorology. Under my bachelor studies at the University of Hamburg and my master studies at Stockholm University I obtained a broad knowledge on the global climate system, atmospheric physics, chemistry and research methods in general.

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