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The summer 2020 issue of PolarPredictNews, the newsletter for the Year of Polar Prediction, is now available with updates and news from the polar prediction community, and with the beautiful watercolour drawings by sea-ice scientist Amy Macfarlane.

For the 15th issue of PolarPredictNews, the YOPP Coordination Office has done some research about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the polar prediction community so far, what is expected for the coming polar field seasons and how the German Weather Service took immediate action to compensate for the loss of airborne observations caused by the reduced commercial air traffic that came with the pandemic.