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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.

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 on the Peterman Glacier

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips volunteers to rig mooring lines around a solid bollard of ice on the front of the Petermann glacier.

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 1:00

Geophysicist Dr Richard Bates, of the Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St. Andrews, working on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.

Glaciologist Dr Alan Hubbard on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 1:00

Alan Hubbard a glaciologist from University Of Wales, Aberystwyth is working on the Petermann glacier.

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.

Global warning: Arctic glacier breaks up

Blog entry by LisaV | 8 August, 2010

Image: A section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland in July 2009 © Greenpeace / Nick Cobbing A massive chunk of ice, over 87 kilometres in size, has broken off the Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland . Scientists are...

Petermann glacier - the bigger picture

Blog entry by JulietteH | 10 August, 2010 3 comments

What does the major calving event of Petermann glacier mean? We asked Professor Jason Box, a leading expert who was on board our 2009 Arctic expedition for his feedback on this issue. Here is what he has to say. (Adapted from text...

Daily News: Chinese government comes clean over oil spill; flamingo shuts runway in...

Blog entry by Josh S | 6 July, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace calls for change to outdated Chinese protection law after oil spill; satellite pictures show giant ice island has travelled over 1,800 miles; a flamingo evades capture for five hours at Manchester airport; carbon...

Scientists check the whirlpool at Petermann

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 1:00

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