First week at Zackenberg

Our arrival to Greenland was quite spectacular: clear skies during the flight from Akureyri offered stunning views of glaciers and floating icebergs. After a quick refueling at Constable Point and another brief stop at Daneborg (the marine science station connected to Zackenberg Research Station), we arrived safe and sound at our home for the coming […]

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Letters from Kytalyk – Part II

‘Tis done. Seven of hard work in a remote corner of the world have been completed and it even looks like most things went according to plan. We are slowly trying to re-adjust to society and dealing with some last aftermath. Below are some stories from the past month. July 19th – Fish in Various […]

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On preparedness

“Victory awaits him who has everything in order – luck, people call it” These famous words of Roald Amundsen, polar explorer and leader of the first expedition to the South Pole, are on my office coffee mug and have always seemed a very applicable quote to my PhD project. The other office mug I have […]

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About us and CarbFlux

Dr.’s Emily Stevenson (University of Cambridge) and Mel Murphy (University of Oxford) are both early career researchers in Earth Sciences, and this summer they will be undertaking hydrological sampling of the Zackenberg River and surrounding tributaries for their INTERACT project ‘CarbFlux’. Em and Mel are both accomplished isotope geochemists and specialise in the precise and accurate […]

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