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Important results from NEEM Community

31 January 2013

Very important results from the NEEM ice core drilling project in Greenland - a 14-nation research team - lead by professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, are published in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature, January 2013.

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French Order of Chivalry

31 January 2013

Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, leader of Centre for Ice and Climate was awarded the prestigious French Order of Chivalry, Chevalier des Palmes Académiques at a reception at the French Embassy in Copenhagen on January 29, 2013.

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Congratulations to Anne Solgaard

18 December 2012

On December 17, 2012, Anne Solgaard from Centre for Ice and Climate succesfully defended her PhD thesis and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Congratulations to Astrid Schmidt

05 June 2012

Astrid Schmidt succesfully defended her PhD thesis on May 24, 2012 and will be awarded the PhD degree

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NEEM field season 2012 - contact

16 May 2012

The NEEM camp – North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project – is planned to open for the season 2012 on May 15.

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NEEM Field Season 2012

15 May 2012

The NEEM camp – North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project – is planned to open for the season 2012 on May 15.

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Congratulations to Ivana Cvijanovic

07 May 2012

Congratulations to Ivana Cvijanovic from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended her PhD thesis Wednesday 2nd. of May, 2012.

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Winner of IPY2012 poster prize

02 May 2012

Erik Warming, Master student at Centre for Ice and Climate, won the poster prize at the IPY2012 conference in Montreal, Canada.

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Congratulations to Christo Buizert

23 March 2012

Congratulations to Christo Buizert from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended his PhD Thesis Friday 23rd of March, 2012.

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Traverse in Antarctica

24 January 2012

Traverse in Antarctica

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Congratulations to Mai Winstrup

22 November 2011

Congratulations to Mai Winstrup from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended her PhD Thesis Monday 21.11, 2011

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Congratulations to Vasileios Gkinis

14 November 2011

Congratulations to Vasileios Gkinis from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended his PhD Thesis Friday 11.11, 2011

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Congratulations to David Balslev-Clausen

23 September 2011

Congratulations to David Balslev-Clausen from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended his PhD Thesis Thursday, 22 September 2011.

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Royal visit to the NEEM camp

14 July 2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011, the NEEM camp on the North-Western part of the Greenlandic Ice sheet was honoured with a visit from Her majesty and His Royal Highness from Denmark, Kuupik Kleist,  head of the Greenlandic homerule, and Rigsombudsmand Mikaela Engell.

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Video from the NEEM borehole

07 July 2011

On July 1st. 2011 scientists at NEEM managed to film the journey of the drill down through the 2538m deep ice core borehole. The 20 sec. video clip that was sent out of camp shows the deepest part of the 2538m deep borehole

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Christo Buizert ... winner of the PhD SLAM competition

30 May 2011

Christo Buizert from Centre for Ice and Climate won the PhD SLAM competition on Friday, May 27, 2011, by turning the competition into a poetry slam and presenting his scientific work in three minutes as a rap.

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NEEM Camp opens for the Season 2011

29 April 2011

The NEEM camp – North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project -  will open for the season 2011 on May 3rd, weather permitting. The NEEM camp will stay open until mid August 2011.

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The heat is on!

01 February 2011

Expectations to new science results from the deep Greenland ice core at NEEM are high. The high impact scientific magazine NATURE lists NEEM first in their New Year review of key findings and events that can emerge from the research world in 2011.

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Congratulations to Mads Dam Ellehøj

31 January 2011

Congratulations to Mads Dam Ellehøj from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended his PhD Thesis Tuesday 25 January, 2011

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WAIS News - UPDATED on 21.01.2011

14 January 2011

Latest news from Vasileios Gkinis, PhD student at Centre for Ice and Climate, who has participated in the WAIS divide drilling project since November 2010.

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Willi Dansgaard has left us

11 January 2011

Professor emer. Dr. Phil. Willi Dansgaard passed away Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the age of 88 years.

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Vas at WAIS

30 November 2010

Vasileios Gkinis, PhD at CIC, is our man at the WAIS Divide 2010/11 in Antarctica.  Read more about his experience and follow the daily news from the WAIS season 2010/11.

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Symposium in honour of Sigfus J. Johnsen

24 August 2010

August 27 - 28, 2010 glaciologists from all over the world will celebrate Sigfus J. Johnsens 70 years birthday with a Symposium in Reykjavik

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Bedrock at NEEM reached on Tuesday 27, 2010!

28 July 2010

Bedrock has been reached Tuesday July 27 2010 at the deep ice core drilling site NEEM on the Greenland Ice Sheet at the depth 2537.36 m. The Eemian is the last interglacial period, when climate was warmer than today, and sea level 5 meters higher, and is our best analogue for future climate.

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Skrydstrup Airshow 2010

09 June 2010

Also this year Centre for Ice and Climate and the US National Air Guard was present with an exhibition at the annual airshow which this year took place at Skrydstrup in the weekend 6th and 7th of June.

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Dorthe Dahl-Jensen thanked Queen Margrethe

01 June 2010

Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, head of Centre for Ice and Climate, visited the Queen of Denmark on Monday the 31th of May

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Studies agree on a 1 meter rise in sea levels

16 April 2010

New estimates show that the sea will rise approximately 1 meter in the next 100 years i

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Congratulations to Jesper Sjolte

19 March 2010

Congratulations to Jesper Sjolte from Centre for Ice and Climate, who succesfully defended his PhD Thesis Friday 26 February 2010

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Impact of Glaciers near the coast

18 February 2010

Since the beginning of 2010, professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Centre for Ice and Climate, has been collaborating with the new research centre in Nuuk, Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC).

GCRC includes 16 research projects and Dorthe Dahl-Jensen is head of the project Impact of Glaciers near the coast.
Read more about the research centre and project here...

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Short news from WAIS

11 December 2009

Centre for Ice and Climate collaborates with the WAIS Divide team (West Antarctic Ice Sheet). This year Post Doc Bo M. Vinther from Centre for Ice and Climate participate in the project. Read here his first news directly from WAIS.

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10 December 2009

12 -18. December 2009 - Nordatlantens Brygge - Artic Venue

Movies about the NEEM ice core project The secrets of the ice - part 1 and part 2.
Wednesday 16. December at hrs. 16:30 - 17:00, Jørgen Peder Steffensen, Ice core curator from Centre for Ice and Climate, will talk about Greenland Ice Cores and Climate Changes
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14. December, hrs. 13:00 - 14:00 - Bella Centre - Niels Bohr, Hall H

Greenland Ice Sheet - Melting Snow and Ice: Calls for Action
Danish/Norwegian side event with the participation of Prof. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen. ...

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Award to Dorthe Dahl-Jensen

20 November 2009

Has been awarded this year’s Ebbe Munck Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to science

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Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives 20 million kr. from EU

30 October 2009

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives a very prestigious grant to research the water under the ice sheet on Greenland

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Greenhouse gasses cause rise in sea level

29 October 2009

Researchers from NBI have calculated that the greatest factors influencing the rise of the sea level during the last 200 years were man-made

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Night at NEEM

30 September 2009

At Centre for Ice and Climate at the Niels Bohr Institute arms are still in the air after the end of the 2009 season at NEEM that turned out to be just perfect

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Melting of the Greenland ice sheet mapped

17 September 2009

New results show that the ice sheet is very sensitive to the temperature

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Climate change is man-made shows arctic research

03 September 2009

New research shows that the temperature fell steadily from over 2000 years ago all the way up to a 100 years ago, where there occured a dramatic increase in temperature

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Ice core drilling sets new world record

17 August 2009

The season has been a tremendous success with the ice core drilling from the surface to 1757.84 m depth

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The least sea ice in 800 years

08 July 2009

There has never been so little sea ice in the area between Svalbard and Greenland in the last 800 years 

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Critical turning point can trigger abrupt climate change

22 April 2009

It can be changes in the CO2 levels that suddenly reach a critical turning point and trigger dramatic climate changes

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Danish Climate Researchers take the Lead

03 April 2009

Danish climate researchers are among the most productive and quoted in the world – and especially the ice core researchers are in the lead. That is the conclusion made by the Danish Ministry of Science based on a recent survey of the Danish climate research

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Succesful season at WAIS Divide

26 February 2009

A few weeks ago, drilling ceased for this season at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, at a depth of 1511.9 m. The goals of drilling through the brittle ice and down past 1500 m were met

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A prizewinning research result

26 January 2009

More prizes to Centre for Ice and Climate's research result

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Sea level rise of one meter within 100 years

08 January 2009

Sea level rise three times higher than predictions from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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‘The Modern Age’ is defined by Danish ice core research

10 December 2008

Denmark is now the holder of the international standard reference, which precisely defines when the ice age ends and the modern age begins

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A huge jigsaw puzzle

01 December 2008

The NEEM Steering Committee was gathered for its annual meeting at the Centre for Ice and Climate (CIC) in Copenhagen on November 14-16. Two of the main items on the agenda were the sampling program and the NEEM manning plan for 2009.

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WAIS Divide field camp opened

10 November 2008

The first people arrived at WAIS Divide on November 1st and started opening the camp for the upcoming season.

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Workshop on Earth Models of Intermediate Complexity

22 October 2008

Oct 23-24 the Centre for Ice and Climate was hosting a mini-workshop about Earth Models of Intermediate Complexity. This type of model allows for simulations of Earth's climate over tens of thousands of years.

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From blackboard teaching to experiments

06 October 2008

The physics students at the Niels Bohr Institute are now being taught in a whole new way, which has given fantastically good results. The ideas come from associate professor at Centre for Ice and Climate, Peter Ditlevsen

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The NEEM camp is ready for ice drilling - almost

11 September 2008

The last people have left NEEM for this year. Since May, 60 people from Holland, USA, England, Australia, Southkorea, Iceland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Greenland and Denmark have worked hard to construct the camp. NEEM is ready for the next 3-4 years of research into the climate of the past.

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Ice Cores show abrupt climate changes

22 June 2008

The climate changed very abruptly and fundamentally in the course of very few years when the ice age ended, shows new, extremely accurate data from the examination of ice cores from Greenland.

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In-situ measurements of ice on Mars

06 June 2008

Phoenix Mars Lander has landed successfully in the Martian arctic and will make in situ measurements of the ice on Mars.

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Ice cores reveal fluctuations in the Earth’s greenhouse gases

17 May 2008

An ice core drilled through the three-kilometre-thick ice cap at the EPICA Dome C Station in the middle of Antarctica reveal the climate 800,000 years back in time – through eight glacial periods and eight interglacial periods.

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Time-link from Greenland to Canada

01 May 2008

A new time-link from Greenland to Canada

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Methane sources over the last 30,000 years - New insights into natural changes in atmospheric methane concentrations

16 April 2008

Latest Nature paper on past methane sources

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Another core bites the dust

31 March 2008

A new Antarctic dust record over the past 800,000 years.

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Historic volcanic eruption unveiled in Greenland ice cores

18 March 2008

A major volcanic eruption in A.D. 535 was the cause of a climatic downturn that wrecked worldwide havoc. This is the conclusion reached by an international team of researches including several glaciologists from the Centre for Ice and Climate. The conclusion is based on the discovery of volcanic sulphate deposits in both Greenland and Antarctic ice cores - as well as tree-ring evidence of a major climatic downturn starting in A.D. 536.
The discovery has been published in Geophysical Research Letters and is discussed in a feature in Nature News and on the RealClimate blog. ...

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Duration of the Younger Dryas event

18 March 2008

Tree rings and ice cores determine the duration of Younger Dryas

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EPICA receives the Descartes prize for excellent research

14 March 2008

Danish ice core scientists in Centre for Ice and Climate are partners in the EPICA project that received The Descartes prize for excellence in transnational, collaborative research in Bruxelles Wednesday March 12.

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The Mystery in the Debate on Climate Change

06 March 2008

The effect of cosmic rays on global warming has been debated in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

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New ice core time scale results published

28 February 2008

The Copenhagen Dating Initative and the GICC05 time scale

During 2002-2006, the Carlsberg Foundation funded t...

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Karen Schmidt awarded the PhD degree

13 February 2008

Former PhD student at Centre for Ice and Climate Karen G. Schmidt defended her thesis The water cycle on Mars Friday February 8, 2008 and will be awarded the PhD degree.

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Ice deposits at the poles of the Moon and Mercury

30 January 2008

Professor David A. Paige, University of California, Los Angeles, is visiting Centre for Ice and Climate.

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News from Antarctica

28 January 2008

PhD student at Centre for Ice and Climate Inger Seierstad participates in the US West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS Divide) ice core drilling project.

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Exploration seminar to Greenland

26 January 2008

Learn about changes in the ice, climate, and Greenland culture while travelling along the west coast by air and sea.

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Summer school announcement

03 January 2008

The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of
Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is hosting the summer school, "The Modeling of
Arctic Climate," on 26 May - 7 June 2008.

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