On Thick Ice?
Leader: Joseph Cook Members: Arwyn Edwards, Michael Sweet, Sophie Cook, Ottavia Cavalli
Objectives: Walk from Point 660 (near Kangerlussuaq) to Greenland ice sheet. Examine glacier ecology. Abseil into crevasses to obtain biological samples. Produce footage to use for education and outreach purposes.
The first results from this work were published on 2/12/15 in Frontiers of Earth Science:
Biocryomorphology: Integrating Microbial Processes with Ice Surface Hydrology, Topography, and Roughness
by Joseph Cook, Arwynn Edwards and Alun Hubbard
Dr Edwards on the ice sheet 2014 (J Cook)
Dates: 2 July to 2 August 2015
28 June: Final Preparations
1 - 4 July: Diary Part 1
5 - 7 July: Diary Part 2
8 - 12 July: Diary Part 3
13 - 23 July: Diary Part 4
23 July: Team fly home with lots of good data
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Biogeochemical Measurements by J. Cook Mysterious icy habitats?
(Arwyn Edwards) (J Cook)