As the FirnCover 2015 project comes to a close, our climate scientists successfully completed the largest network of firn compaction instruments ever deployed, monitoring continuously on the ice sheet.  The FirnCover network now consists of 41 separate instruments installed at 8 stations across Greenland! We look forward to hearing from the researchers about the data… Read More

The ACT-15 team is spending its last few days at Summit Camp where their work is nearly complete.  They are finishing up some core logging where they’ve taken over the sauna room (without the stove running, of course) and using it as a cold-room for logging ice cores — I’m impressed that they actually have a sauna room!… Read More