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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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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Inaugural Lecture

Gina Moseley gave her inaugural lecture titled ‘Lessons from the Past’ alongside Ivana Stiperski from the Institute of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences during a celebratory evening at the University of Innsbruck. The professorship is funded by CEO and CTO, Ingeborg Hochmair, of the medical device company MED-EL. Gina would like to thank Dr. Hochmair for […]

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Start Project Begins

Today marks the beginning of the 6-year 1.2 million euro funded FWF Start project. We thank everyone who has supported us on this journey so far, without you we certainly wouldn’t be where we are today. The next six years will be challenging but exciting, and we are very much looking forward to unravelling the […]

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Featured in GEES Bulletin

In 2005, project leader Gina Moseley graduated from the University of Birmingham, School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences, which is where she first developed a love for cave research. Professor Ian Fairchild passed on the good news about Gina’s career since then, culminating to date with the Ingeborg Hochmair Chair at the University of […]

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Chapter published in new book

Project leader Dr. Gina Moseley’s creative essay on caves in Greenland has been chosen for publication in a new book Cornerstones, Subterranean writings edited by Mark Smalley. The essay originally featured as a radio program on BBC Radio 3 on Mon 7th August, 2017. To hear the broadcast visit here. Description of the book Stories […]

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