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Arctic Sea ice 2019

The video from NASA’s Goddard Space Center shows this year’s course of sea ice expansion in the Arctic. At 4.15 million square kilometers, 18 September 2019 was the second lowest since records began in 1979. Only 2012 was an even worse ice year in the...

May we present: The BEYOND EPICA drill

BEYOND EPICA is the abbreviation for the BEYOND EUROPEAN PROJECT FOR ICE CORING IN ANTARCTICA. This is a drilling project in Antarctica funded by the EU and supported by the USA and Australia. The goal: to obtain a 2.75-kilometre-long ice core that archives the climate history of the past 1.5 million years. The project officially […]

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