2019 Expedition Report Published

We’re really pleased to announce that our 2019 expedition report has been published as a thematic issue of the British Cave Research Association journal Cave and Karst Science (vol. 42 (2)). The report is available as an open-access free download from here and includes the following: Moseley, G.E. Guest Editorial. Cave and Karst Science 42, […]

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The 2019 Greenland samples are now in preparation

We have cut open the first of the samples and begun polishing them using a Jean Wirtz TG 250 grinding and polishing machine. The increasing grit grades removes cut lines and creates a smooth finish that brings out the internal structure and lamination of the samples. Some of the samples have now also undergone drilling […]

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Greenland Article published in Descent. Part 2 of 2.

The second of a two-part article written by Gina Moseley and Chris Blakeley features in the latest issue of Descent magazine (274, Jun/Jul 2020). Part 2 talks about the 2019 expedition. We’re delighted to get the front cover too! The magazine is available from https://www.wildplaces.co.uk/

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Greenland Article Published in Descent. Part 1 of 2

The first of a two-part article written by Gina Moseley and Chris Blakeley features in the latest issue of Descent magazine (273, Apr/May 2020). Part 1 talks about the 2015 and 2018 expeditions. The magazine is available from https://www.wildplaces.co.uk/

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Ancient Caves Promotion Week

It’s been a bit of a crazy whirlwind this week as the long-awaited IMAX film Ancient Caves premiered at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Project leader Gina Moseley, who is the main protagonist in the film, was present for two premieres and a media screening. She also spent three afternoons signing autographs and chatting to […]

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Welcome Anika!

We are very happy to welcome Anika Donner to the team. Anika will be undertaking a PhD on Early to Mid-Pleistocene climate change in Greenland using the speleothems we collected during the expedition in 2019.

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Ph.D. Position available with the Greenland Caves Project

Mid-Pleistocene Climate Change in Greenland: A Speleothem-Based Approach Project Description The Arctic is predicted to experience some of the greatest climate and environmental changes in the next centuries as a result of continued warming, the consequences of which will be felt worldwide, for instance through rising sea-levels or changes to Northern Hemisphere weather systems. Improving […]

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2019 Expedition to Northeast Greenland

Note: this post is a repeat of the page ‘2019 Expedition Summary’ Summary: An interdisciplinary team comprising researchers from the Universities of Innsbruck, Akron, Oxford, and Sheffield has recently returned from a successful expedition to a remote area of Northeast Greenland located at 80°N. The expedition, which was funded through an FWF Start Prize to […]

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