Even the most sceptical physical scientist in the field team says “it’s getting dark around here – there’s something in this algal blooming”. Yesterday was a good measurement day to … Continue Reading Algae blooming around the field camp
All is well at the ice camp, morale is high, folk are even enjoying themselves, and the science has started. The first of our quadcopters has made it’s maiden flight, … Continue Reading Field science underway
Over the coming months we are going to use all the detailed data gathered in the field to guide our analysis of thousands of satellite images which have been acquired … Continue Reading What does our field site look like from above?
The latest in our series of interviews by Peter Sinclair – introducing Joe Cook. Joe introduces the different controls on the reflectivity, or albedo, of the Greenland Ice Sheet, that … Continue Reading Interview with Joe Cook
The team are, from left to right, Jim, Johan, Joe, Tris, Tom, Chris and Ewa. The two gents to the far right are the brave and able pilots. Peter Sinclair … Continue Reading Field team photo at put in
I just spoke to the field team for our daily briefing. The weather is fair, morale is high, and the personal and mess tents are all up. There was a kettle boiling … Continue Reading Field Team settling in on the ice
Just a quick note to keep you well up to date on our progress out here in KGR. There was some shuffling of the heli timings throughout yesterday afternoon as another … Continue Reading Message from Joe Cook prior to taking off
The interview was conducted and recorded by Peter Sinclair.
I chatted with the field team earlier today and they are in good spirit. They’re obviously excited about going onto the ice and establishing the ice camp tomorrow, but they have … Continue Reading Next satellite phone call will be from the ice.
Jim and Joe have been in touch a few times to let me know of progress in Kangerlussuaq. All is going well, I’m happy to report. They’ve been in touch … Continue Reading Everything coming together prior to Tuesday morning’s helicopter flight onto the ice.
The first field team has been in touch to say that their trips went well, and that they are settling into KISS (Kangerlussuaq International Science Support), prior to leaving for the … Continue Reading The first field team has arrived in Kangerlussuaq
The team have been preparing for their first field season on the ice…
The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded £3 million to Black and Bloom to study the impact of dark particles and microbial activity on the melting of the … Continue Reading NERC award £3 Million to Black and Bloom