continuing a tradition of glaciology near the Arctic Circle on the Greenland ice sheet. The name Arctic Circle Traverse (ACT) began in 2004 with McConnell, Spikes, Kyne; continued in 2010 with Forster, Box, Miege, Burgess, Gacke; in 2011 with Miege, Burgess, and others and continues in 2013.
Once again, we found ourselves in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Tomorrow, weather permitting and after two days of delay, we'll fly up on the ice sheet once again to continue researching the accumulation area of the ice sheet. The MacFerrin team will spend a total of six weeks this time, investigating the changes that the snow covered region of the ice sheet has experienced due to the warming climate. The team has gathered once again, slightly different this time and with a new blog: