Today was our last day at Summit Station. It was a very emotional day because it was probably going to be the last time we would ever be at Summit, at least for a very long time. We spent the morning…
After we had eaten breakfast, we got a presentation from Gifford Wong. He is a PhD at Dartmouth. Before he started the presentation he talked a little bit about his earlier adventure to Antarctica,…
This morning was actually slower than normal because there were Northern winds. When we got up, everyone was actually just hanging around the Big House just relaxing and having fun. When there are…
JSEP 2014 at Summit Station
Today was the coldest morning we have had so far. It was also the Off Day for the staff at Summit. The staff works tirelessly six days a week, so today was their day off to relax and maybe visit the…
It was a lovely and beautiful day at Summit Station. We woke up early in the morning in order to enjoy this wonder of nature. Whilst taking a small walk to the Big House, we found ourselves amazed at…
Today was the big day. The day that all of us remaining had been waiting for since the start of the Project: our trip to Summit! The scientists talked about Summit like it was some mythical place, a…
We began the day with breakfast at the airport, though thanks to a small technical error ended up in the wrong place of the airport where the choice of food was a bit below average. Afterwards we…
Today we woke up with mixed feelings, since it was the last day for half of the students. After breakfast we gathered for a short presentation by Vena Chu, whose field of expertise was hydrology.…
Stream near Point 660
Our first field school experience was setting the albedo sticks down at Point 660. How ironic that today, our last big field school experience, was at Point 660 as well. Breakfast was not bad. After…
This morning we woke up to the wonderful rendition of Vuffeli-vov by the Danish students. It was new experience for the American students but a relatable experience for the Greenlandic students. Have…
In the morning, we focused on lake ecology. We began with a presentation from Zachary Wood, who told us about the main types of lakes found in Greenland, before heading out to the group´s research…
(To our readers -- We also will be adding many photos to this post and others in the coming days. Please come back and visit these pages again to see them.) After five hard, serious days we finally…