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Twilight measurements

The sun is still under the horizon in the North Greenland settlement Qaanaaq at the north side of the fjord Inglefield Bredning. It will return on February 17th after three months of winter darkness. Anyway, to the South during the afternoon there is a bright stripe across the sky. Enough light for working outside a… Read more »

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Life on the North Greenland Ice

One distinctive aspect of the research being carried out in Work Package 3 (WP3) is that we work closely with people in northern Greenland as research partners. When we began planning our work in ICE-ARC and embarked on our first fieldwork in 2014, it was essential to anchor the project in the communities that are to benefit… Read more »

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Sediment cores taken with Greenland cruise

A sediment coring program was undertaken from the Danish navy vessel I/F Knud Rasmussen August 14th – 20 th 2014. The Danish Navy had generously placed the ship for the use of the ICE-ARC project team. 26 sediment cores were collected during the cruise and more that 150 kilometers of depth profiles recorded. Coring was… Read more »

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ACCESS workshop on Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic

Last week, ACCESS – the ICE-ARC predecessor project – held a workshop on Arctic Indigenous People and the results of the project on the long term climate change effect on the Arctic. This was hosted by the ACCESS coordinator at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC) in Paris (9th-10th July 2014). Ten indigenous… Read more »

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DMI researcher Steffan Olsen working on ice with Inuit hunters for observing ocean and sea-ice in the Arctic

First ICE-ARC fieldwork gets under way in NW Greenland

Steffan Olsen and colleagues from the Danish Meteorological Institute are Working on ice with Inuit hunters for observing ocean and sea-ice in the Arctic #Arctic #Greenland #ICEARCEU #Climate Researchers from the Danish Meteorological Institute profile the water column and install instruments to measure the variability in ocean currents and sea-ice surface properties as part of… Read more »

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