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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Satellite phone sponsorship

During our expedition into the remote lands of Northeast Greenland, it will be important for us to be able to make contact with the outside world. Andy Eavis, long-time cave explorer and president of the British Caving Association, has very kindly offered to sponsor the expedition with a tough Iridium satellite phone.

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Thank You – Ghar Parau Foundation

Thanks ever so much to the Ghar Parau Foundation for the generous donation towards our expeditions costs.  We look forward to presenting our expedition and findings to the caving community at the 2015 caving conference. The Ghar Parau Foundation is a 100% voluntary-based charity that manages an investment fund to provide grant aid to assist […]

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Great news!!! The Petzl Foundation confirm sponsorship

We are really excited to announce that the Petzl Foundation have agreed to support our project with a substantial financial contribution towards the expedition costs. The Foundation supports the efforts of nonprofit organizations working for the benefit of our community and in the general interest of all, particularly in areas of: promoting safety awareness; preserving the […]

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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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