04 12 2013
For the first time ever, lakes have been discovered beneath the ice sheets of Greenland, following a discovery from researchers from Cambridge University. "Our results show that sub glacial lakes exist in Greenland, and that they form an important part of the ice sheet's plumbing system," says, Steven Palme from the team. There have been hundreds of lakes discovered beneath the Arctic Ice sheets, but this is a first for Greenland, with two rough...
11 09 2013
"Where does the wind blow from when you stand at the North Pole? From the South!" Our expedition to the Arctic now has first-hand experience of this since the beginning of April. In the early morning hours, reckoned by our Finnish watches, the sun shone in a clear sky and it was almost 30 degrees below zero. The flat, bright ice field around us was immense. Our biggest surprise was the thickness of the sea ice. Almost all of us presumed that the long-term ice would be very thick, but drilli...
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10.12.2013 - 11.12.2013
Scientific Cooperation Task Force (SCTF) Meeting
10.12.2013 - 12.12.2013
Barents Region Workshop on Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic
12.12.2013 - 13.12.2013
Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane (TFBCM)
12.12.2013 - 14.12.2013
Cold: Adaptation, Representations, Production, Effect