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East GReenland Icecoring Project (EGRIP)

Expected field work start date
27 Apr 2018
Expected field work end date
25 Aug 2018
University of Copenhagen
Project category
Type of project
Project theme
Ice sheet & glaciers
Project topic
Atmosphere - ice coupling
Climate research
Inland ice core drilling
Past climate studies
Remote sensing
Fieldwork country
Fieldwork location
75.63, -35.99000000000001
Fieldwork region
North-East Greenland
Permit number from Government of Greenland

EGRIP is a 6 year project (2015-2020) with the aim to study the NE-Greenland Ice Stream. An ice core will be drilled to the base 2550 m down and a series of surface and atmospheric studies will be conducted in the vicinity of EGRIP research station. EGRIP is a Summer camp only with about 30 persons in the period 1.May to 20.August. The project is international with Danish leadership and coordination. Financing from A.P.Møller Foundation and University of Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. NSF, Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, Bjerkness Sentret, Bergen, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Klima und Umweltphysik, Berne and contributions from: France, China, S.Korea, Italy, Belgium

Last updated
09 Mar 2018