2018 saw the Black & Bloom postdocs exploring a new field site in the north western sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet. After two seasons working in the south west near Kangerlussuaq, the team migrated north to investigate dark ice where the melt seasons are shorter and the temperatures lower. We soon learned that there … Continue reading Upernavik Field Work 2018
Ice Alive has a life of it’s own – no longer just a film, now an organization that exists to promote emerging scientists and communicators working on Earth’s changing ice and snow. Our website (icealive.org) is almost ready to launch, and we have just announced our inaugural Ice Alive grant scheme! The grant will support … Continue reading Ice Alive: Grants!
The importance of communicating science, the value of art-science collaborations and the vulnerability of the Greenland Ice Sheet are the main topics of my radio interview at Monocle24, available to download HERE
At EGU I had the pleasure of talking about BioSNICAR and biological albedo reduction with two of the big-names in albedo research. A very interesting point they raised was that the term ‘bioalbedo’ does not precisely describe the concept that it is attached to. This is true. The term bioalbedo was not coined by spectroscopy … Continue reading Bio-co-albedo?