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New Greenland ice core drilled through the Renland ice cap

17 June 2015

New Greenland ice core drilled through the Renland ice capAn international research team led by the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have drilled an ice core through the ice cap on the Renland peninsula in the Scoresbysund fjord in Eastern Greenland in record time.

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Research station moved nearly 500 km across the Greenland ice sheet

28 May 2015

The entire research station NEEM has been moved 465 km across the Greenland ice sheet on skis to the new camp EGRIP, where there will be a future international drilling camp and a gateway to research programmes in East

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Congratulations to Alexandra Messerli

07 May 2015

Congratulations to Alexandra Messerli who succesfully defended her PhD thesis at Centre for Ice and Climate on May 06, 2015 and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Beginning of the field season 2015

21 April 2015

From end April 2015 you can follow two exciting field campaigns in Greenland - EGRIP and RECAP

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Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water

07 April 2015

Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water Mars has distinct polar ice caps, but Mars also has belts of glaciers at its central latitudes in both the southern and northern hemispheres. A thick layer of dust covers the glaciers, so they appear as surface of the ground, but radar

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A.P. Møller Foundation donates 25 million kroner to ice core research

20 March 2015

Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, head of the Centre for Ice and Climate at NBIhas received a grant of 25 million kroner from the A.P. Møller Foundation for a major new research project in Greenland.

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Congratulations to Antje Fitzner

02 December 2014

Congratulations to Antje Fitzner from Centre for Ice and Climate who succesfully defended her PhD thesis on December 1st. 2014 and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Jérôme Chappellaz receives the Niels Bohr Institute’s Medal of Honour

26 November 2014

Jérôme Chappellaz receives the Niels Bohr Institute’s Medal of HonourJérôme Chappellaz is a glaciologist and the director of LGGE in Grenoble, France. He researches ice cores from Antarctica and Greenland and analyses the atmospheric composition in order to reconstruct past natural climate variations compared to the

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Rising sea levels of 1.8 meters in worst-case scenario

13 October 2014

Rising sea levels of 1.8 meters in worst-case scenarioThe climate is getting warmer, the ice sheets are melting and sea levels are rising – but how much?  Now researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute and their colleagues have calculated the risk for a worst-case scenario. The results indicate that

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Peter Ditlevsen receives EU grant to research abrupt climate change

11 September 2014

Peter Ditlevsen receives EU grant to research abrupt climate changeThe EU has allocated four million Euros (29.7 million kroner) to an international network of researchers who will try to understand critical changes in complex dynamic systems in nature, in technology and in society

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