Far From Help Wilderness Medical Training Course

Things are slowly coming together for the #EAGRE18 expedition. Yesterday the boat went back in the water after many months of being in repair. Over the weekend a few of us went on a superb, information-filled Wilderness Medical Training Far From Help course, which was held in the woods in the Lake District. The last […]

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First of the expedition supplies arrives

We’re in the final countdown for our EAGRE 18 expedition and the first of the supplies have arrived. Lightweight crackers, powdered milk, tinned cheese, meats and bread. Delicious! Wish we could open some now to give them a try! @uniinnsbruck #expeditionfood #science #womeninpolarscience #womeninscience #womeninstem #stem #climate #climatechange #research #speleothems #Greenland #greenlandcaves #exploration #explorer #expedition […]

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Thanks Voltaic Systems for the solar power sponsorship

Once again, we have been supported by the extremely generous @voltaicsystems. We will be using the latest V88 Laptop Battery (boasting 24,000 mAh/88 Wh) to power our electrical equipment. We will be relying upon the performance of the latest lightweight foldable solar panels to charge a multitude of camera, video, drone and flashgun batteries in […]

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Project leader is awarded prestigious Austrian START prize

Our project leader, Dr Gina Moseley from the University of Innsbruck’s Quaternary Research Group has recently received one of this year’s prestigious Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) START prizes. The START programme is an Austrian initiative to support and strengthen outstanding research projects in science and humanities. Congratulations Gina! The €1.2 million START prize from the […]

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Sea ice changes

We’re busy preparing for our trip to East Greenland this year with the Top to Top Global Climate Expedition, and this includes monitoring the changes in sea ice using satellite images available from the Danish Meterological Institute. We’re using this information to help us plan when to sail from Iceland to Greenland, and hoping for […]

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New logo

We thought it was time to update our logo to reflect the new direction of the project. We’ve dropped the ‘Northeast’ from the name, and changed the caver from an abseiler to a caver working with some stalagmites. Thanks Joe Immen for the update as well as our other supporters and sponsors: #ToptoTopGlobalClimateExpedition; #CASP; #MountEverestFoundation; […]

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Website Maintenance

Apologies for the rather chaotic website. We are currently in the process of updating it with a new look and information about our exciting plans in the near future.  

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Hypo Tirol Award

Gina was recently awarded a small grant from the Austrian bank, Hypo Tirol, to fund a project looking into the degradation of permafrost. To do this, she’ll be working with a special kind of deposit found in caves known as cryogenic cave calcites. For details of the award ceremony (in German) see here.    

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Meeting up with Top to Top

Our East Greenland partners, the Top to Top Global Climate Expedition, have recently been in Switzerland whilst their boat remains in Iceland in a state of disrepair. Gina and Robbie took the opportunity to meet up with them whilst they are so close. It was great to finally meet all these inspirational people and to […]

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Huge Storm Crashes Top to Top Boat

It is with great sadness that we report a huge storm hit our East Greenland partners, Top to Top, nearly sinking their boat and home Pachamama. The family are now homeless for a while and cleaning up the boat. Please visit https://toptotop.org/donate/ to find out how you can donate to their worthy cause.

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