Measuring the flow of water at Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden

Measuring the flow of water at Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden

In northern Greenland, there’s a large region of ice that flows unusually quickly. Only discovered in the 1990s from studying satellite images, this feature is…

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Coring ice caps to track sea ice and phytoplankton blooms

Coring ice caps to track sea ice and phytoplankton blooms

The Greenland Ice Sheet gains mass in the winter through snowfall and loses mass in the summer through surface melting and icebergs calving off the…

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Iceberg Hazards

Iceberg Hazards

The fatal blow was definitely not the first hit. Icebergs plowed over Mooring SF1, again and again, for thirteen months. Every few weeks, SF1’s underwater…

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Airborne Oceanography

Airborne Oceanography

The wild blaring of the alarm suggested we were either going to hit something or the helicopter was about to break apart. I could see…

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