Melt lake survey

Greenland - August 2005 - Scientist Jason Box (Ohio State University / Byrd Polar Research Center) and second mate Hettie (driving) chart the depth of a melt lake on the Greenland ice sheet using a boat brought in by helicopter.

 

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In the summer of 2005 the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise

(ship's weblog) traveled the coast of Greenland, documenting the effects of rapid Arctic warming as part of Project Thin Ice.

 

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Taken on October 20, 2005