Up, up and away

The last few days we have been capturing drone footage in the lower part of the valley that we have been studying. This footage will give us very detailed aerial images of the study area, at a level of detail that we cannot gain from walking around the field site, or from conventional satellite images. […]

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It all comes down to the sausage

We’ve just got back from four days of camping at our field site. Camping gave us easy access to the ice cap and the northern part of the valley. We had some really good weather – apart from a short hail downpour, which made for great views of the ice. It got pretty cold at […]

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Bergs, benzine, and a brand new bridge

What a difference a day makes! This morning the sun was shining and the sky was bright blue. Today we have been completing a few logistical errands so that our camping trips can run smoothly. We needed to pick up our crate from the harbour and buy some benzine for our camping stove. Akaaraq was […]

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Another 18 hours in Aasiaat

No sooner had we switched off our laptops from writing blog post 1…that we received a message to say that the ferry was cancelled due to continued bad weather, and that we would leave the following morning. Fortunately, Sømandshjemmet had another room available and we were able to stay the night without too much moving […]

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24 hours in Aasiaat

We’re just beginning our new INTERACT field season at Arctic Station on Disko Island. It’s been a while since we worked on Disko – back in 2013 (time flies!). This season we will be heading back to our previous field sites, collecting samples for a new project ‘GLAMSTAR’ – where we will be examining mineral […]

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