Here is Josefine's reflection on Summit. I'm posting it in Danish, with a rough English translation following. -- Lynn Danish Kl. 9.00 stod vi alle klar uden foran Kangerssluak efterskole, hvor vi…
This morning, we were all excited to jump in the cars, especially the “La Vida Loca”, a Lada Niva car (used by the Russians in James Bond movies) nicknamed so by Britta. Our caravan of trucks and…
Nearing the end of this trip we all went to bed knowing this would be one of the last days we would see each other. Nobody wanted to wake up, but we all knew we needed to. When we were all ready to…
We would be leaving Summit Station today! We woke up and packed up our bags. Our packs needed to be loaded and put on the sled. We also wanted to be in the Big House for breakfast before 8:00 so…
The start of this lovely day began similarly to all the others, a very cold walk to the Big House, a self-served breakfast, and a meeting with all the workers here at Summit. After the meeting, where…
Measuring albedo
After a long bright night at -24°C (-12°F) we trudged over to breakfast and yet more sessions of knot tying. Soon afterwards the IGERT students gave us a presentation on the properties of albedo…
JSEP 2013 at Summit
Today we started with a chilling trip from our tents to the ”Big House” and enjoyed a self-served breakfast. At exactly 9:30 we launched a weather balloon that will very accurately measure the…
Ready for our trip to Summit!
Today, after an early breakfast at the airport cantina, we left Kangerlussuaq bound for Summit on an LC-130. JSEP students participating in Science Education Week are ready to board the LC-130.…
Peregrine Falcon Chick
Science Education Week is the second phase of JSEP. The remaining eight students and four teachers have been reorganized into two groups named Aput (Snow) and Siku (Ice) because of the main focus of…
We have had an excellent Field School this year. The students and teachers worked hard, yet had a lot of fun while learning. Britta collected the following "favorites" from each student to share…
Point 660
The second floor of the Kangerlussuaq Efterskolia is bustling with activity as we start to wrap up our time here at the Field School. There are flowers to be identified, movies to be edited, samples…
Near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
Yesterday was my first Fourth of July in Greenland. Actually, it was my first Fourth of July ever, and truthfully, I don’t think I would have been more elated to spend it on any other ice sheet, or…