April Update

The last few weeks have been a bit crazy at Project HQ. Believe it or not, it looks like we are actually going to Greenland this summer! There was a time when we thought it might not happen, at least for this year, but the funding has come through from many many different sponsors, and […]

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New mass spectrometer arrives at the University of Minnesota

Our project partners at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, received a shiney new piece of kit this week in the form of a Thermo Scientific Neptune Plus. The new mass spectrometer arrived in thirteen very large heavy boxes, which proved quite a challenge to get from the -16°C temperatures outside, and up […]

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Crowdfunding campaign started. Please support us!

Thanks to the generous support of the: the Petzl Foundation, the Transglobe Expedition Trust, University of Innsbruck Nachfuchsforderung, British Cave Research Association, National Speleological Society, the Ghar Parau Foundation, and Andy Eavis, we have already raised a large amount of the funds that we need for the expedition. We will now run a crowdfunding campaign to […]

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Highly connected Greenland and central European climate, 30,000-60,000 years ago

A new paper has been published today in Geology by the Northeast Greenland Caves Project leader Dr. Gina Moseley and science partner Prof. Christoph Spötl, which shows that in the cold, glacial climate c. 30,000 to 60,000 years ago, strong teleconnections existed between Greenland and central Europe. The paper is permanently open access and available to all.

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Short cave-science documentary film

Thanks to expedition partner Robbie Shone, and also to Martin Moseley for his editing skills, we now have a short documentary about the work of the Innsbruck Quaternary Research Group in Conturines Cave in the Dolomites. The work in the caves of Northeast Greenland will not be quite on the same scale as this, but […]

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Weather station installation on the Suldenferner debris-covered glacier

At the moment, the Northeast Greenland Caves Project is concentrating on planning and fundraising in preparation for our expedition in the summer of 2015. In the meantime, we are however busy elsewhere, helping colleagues out with other interesting climate-change related projects.

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Frostbytes: a collection of short films related to climate-change research

Are you interested in knowing more about the research that is being undertaken into climate change? Short, 30-60 second films of researchers talking about their current work and interesting discoveries are available as “Frostbytes” from the Climate and Cryosphere project(CliC).

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