The science team arrived at KAN-U yesterday afternoon after weather conditions had improved enough for a safe snowmobile traverse. The traverse took about 4-5 hours and is located NW of DYE-2. They have a lot of work scheduled at this location including ice core drilling, installation of weather stations and GPS units which will take at least… Read More

Yesterday was a very productive day for the FirnCover crew: Darren and Max dug snow pits to measure snow density and stratigraphy from last winter. GPS surveys were conducted to gauge how much the camp actually moves from year to year: how much the ice is spreading and it’s elevation (loss or gain).  These measurements along… Read More