It is back to work for me at the University of Kansas! Today 26 students and five chaperones from Eaton Academy Charter School in Eastpointe, Michigan visited us at the Center for Remote Sensing of…
It's 3:30 PM and we all are waiting for the plane to land. The whole camp is out here to help load, say goodbye and greet the new team members. Seventeen new people arrived in camp and eleven…
Lars Berg Larsen, the Field operation Manager of NEEM took us on a field trip on our last day in Greenland. He said we were going to the "ice edge". At first, we saw so many giant hills of…
Why is it odd that camp members kept seeing a penguin in their camp? It's on the ice, isn't it? Oh, penguins don't live in the north! They live in Antarctica! Penguin hangs out with drilling buddies…
It’s 9:45AM Thursday and the camp launched a weather balloon! It is a red balloon filled with helium that is just let go in the wind. The sky is so grey today and we need to…
After two nights of sleeping in the very cold girls’ tent, JP and Sarah suggested I move to a smaller, warmer tent. This tent had a portable radiator heater in it for Princess…
Why are scientists drilling ice cores anyway? The history of climate can be found in ice cores by a process called fractionation. Now that’s a spelling word! This just means…
<img class="standalone-image" src="/files/members/cheri-hamilton/images/sciencetrench-.jpg" alt="An Icy Room for Science" title="All core tests at NEEM…
Buildings Life at NEEM begins and ends at the big black dome. This permanent building is 3 stories high, with a first floor kitchen, bathroom and dining room. In 2008, this…
I arrived at NEEM camp with the Crown Prince of Denmark and Norway, and the Crown Princess Victoria from Sweden. With them came many members of the press from each of their countries and their body…
10:30 AM-Our original take off time delayed due to weather at NEEM camp LC-130 Cargo Plane 10:45 AM-Weather clears at NEEM so we are given yellow earplugs and prepare to board 11:00 AM- The load…
It’s Saturday morning and we were to have our luggage on the wooden pallet by 10 AM. All of our bags were marked with duct tape with our name in magic marker. Can you find mine…