Cryospheric Sciences

Image of the Week — Happy New Year

Image of the Week — Happy New Year

December 2014, 11:50 p.m., the sun licks the horizon on Derwael ice rise; It’s time to go back to the tent …

The shot was taken during the 2014 IceCon Field campaign in East Antarctica (read Brice’s blog post  telllling about his first journey to Antarctica).

Here, you can also read about the 2016 field season of the IceCon project, which started just a few days ago.

Sophie Berger is a postdoc at the Alfred Wegener Institut, Germany. She is using various remote sensing data and techniques to investigate the dynamics and stability of the ice shelves in Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica). She completed her PhD at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium. She tweets as @SoBrgr.

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