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Putting a stop to the Arctic Meltdown

Feature story | 26 January, 2010 at 0:00

Should the oil companies be allowed to take advantage of melting ice to drill for more oil in the warming Arctic? Should industrial fishing fleets be allowed to chase the last remnants of fished-out stocks into the areas where ice has previously...

A glaciologist gathers samples of cryocronite from the Petermann glacier

Image | 5 July, 2009 at 0:00

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box gathers samples of cryocronite from the lower section of the Petermann glacier. Previous samples taken from other glaciers in Greenland have contained traces of lead and cadmium.

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates takes measurements on the Petermann glaciers

Image | 7 July, 2009 at 0:00

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates takes 'casts' of temperature pressure current and salinity at the 'whirlpool' and crack on the Petermann glacier. He is assisted by ice logistic Eric Philips working on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in...

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box on Petermann Glacier

Image | 12 July, 2009 at 1:00

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box gathers samples of cryoconite from the lower section of the Petermann glacier. Cryoconite is the term used to describe a collection of impurities which gather on the surface of the ice. Dr Box intends to have these...

Polar explorer Eric Philips

Image | 14 July, 2009 at 1:00

Polar explorer Eric Philips, puts the lead kayak into the water, at the start of the 'kayak' science expedition. An ice penetrating radar is deployed from a string of kayaks to survey a section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland.

Aereal view of scientists Collect Data on Petermann Glacier

Image | 12 July, 2009 at 0:00

An ice penetrating radar is deployed from a string of kayaks to survey a section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland.

Broken and unconsolidated sea ice in the

Image | 14 September, 2009 at 0:00

Broken and unconsolidated sea ice in the Greenland sea. The 2009 summer sea ice minimum was reported to be the third lowest on record.

Jim Ryder senior engineering assistant from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute drops...

Image | 22 August, 2009 at 0:00

Jim Ryder senior engineering assistant from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute drops a probe into ice covered waters in Helheim Fjord, he will use radio frequency to collect data from the probe about ocean currents.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in front of Humboldt glacier

Image | 30 July, 2009 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in front of Humboldt glacier which calves bergs into the Kane Basin in northern Greenland.

Glaciers drain south of the Petermann glacier on northern Greenland

Image | 22 July, 2009 at 0:00

Two glaciers drain from opposite sides into a narrow fjord, just south of the Petermann glacier on northern Greenland.

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