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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.

MY Arctic Sunrise at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise prepares to leave 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box on Petermann Glacier

Image | 15 July, 2009 at 16:05

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box adjusts his remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier.

Arctic Sunrise route

Image | 15 July, 2009 at 0:00

The route followed by the Arctic Sunrise during the 2009 Arctic Impacts expedition.

A time to act

Blog entry by JulietteH | 8 August, 2010 2 comments

Several things have been going on this year that should make politicians pause and reflect on what a climate emergency means - and take action to stop it. The extent of the Arctic sea ice this July is the second lowest on record ...

Holes on Surface of Petermann Glacier in Greenland

Image | 7 June, 2009 at 1:00

Holes containing cryocronite deposits visible in the bed of a melt water lake on the Petermann glacier in north Greenland. The surface of the glacier is covered with pot holes like these, which are often perfectly circular to the eye.

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates on Petermann Glacier

Image | 7 June, 2009 at 1:00

The 'whirlpool' and crack at 80˚57'28" N and 061˚20'10" W on the Petermann glacier. Geophysicist Dr Richard Bates, of the Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St. Andrews, takes 'casts' of tempearture pressure current and salinity.

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box gathering samples on Petermann Glacier

Image | 6 June, 2009 at 1:00

Dr Jason Box gathers samples of cryocronite from the lower section of the Petermann glacier. Cryocronite is the term used to describe a collection of impurities which gather on the surface of the ice.

MY Arctic Sunrise at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 May, 2009 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise reaches 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada.

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