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Q19

measuring snow mass on the ablation area of the Qagssimiut lobe

General

Project start
11.04.2019
Project end
25.04.2019
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Cryosphere
Project topic
Glaciology

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, South-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 60.985891411166, -46.797730091917

Fieldwork start
13.04.2019
Fieldwork end
23.04.2019

Project details

21.02.2019
Science / project plan

We plan to walk on skis ~40 km and be measuring snow mass on the ablation area of the Qagssimiut lobe. We are two scientists: Jason Box and Masashi Niwano and two film makers Lars-henrik Ostenfeld and Caspar Haarlov

Science / project summary

measuring snow mass at ~10 locations using snow cores up to 5 m and snow pits up to 2 m in depth

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