RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017 #3

RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017 #3

The team is back in Uummannaq! Everyone has had a warm shower, the first in a month. This marks the end of the first field season of RESPONDER. The team has worked well and produced an extensive calving record that spans spatial scales, ranging from numerous small calving events, which last only a few minutes,[…]

RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017 #2

RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017 #2

Tom, Sean, Sam, TJ and Poul have set up a second base camp: this time on Store Glacier itself. They are surveying the terrain that encompasses the FAST FLOW site where we plan to drill boreholes and access the bed next year. It’s colder than usual this year, but there is nevertheless a lot of[…]

RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017

RESPONDER Fieldwork Season 2017

RESPONDER fieldwork season one is now up and running! The team of eight in this year’s field programme comprises Sam Doyle, Antonio Abellan, Tun Jan “TJ” Young, Samuel Cook, Tom Chudley, Sean Peters (U. Stanford), Martin Truffer (UAF, Fairbanks) and Poul Christoffersen. The team flew into the field using the Bell 212 helicopter operated by[…]

Welcome to RESPONDER

Hi! We’re the team behind RESPONDER — a European Research Council funded project to investigate changes happening at the base of the Greenland Ice Sheet. We’re a group of academics, postdoctoral researchers, and PhD students based at the University of Cambridge and Aberystwyth University. We’ll be populating this site with more blogs and news in[…]