Impressions, anecdotes and experiences from the field. Authors are beneficiaries of SPI funding. The posts present the authors’ reflections of their field experiences.

Sediment, Glaciers and Rivers – Ian Delaney

On-going glacier retreat will change the ways glaciers erode bedrock and subglacial water carries sediment below the glacier. Changes to sediment discharge from glaciers in mountainous or inhabited regions such as Switzerland can impact the delivery of sediment to ecosystems, lead to the infill of hydropower reservoirs, and potentially cause […]

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Iron in Iceland – Laurel ThomasArrigo

In Icelandic soils, accumulation of soil organic carbon is aided by high soil iron concentrations, which arise from the volcanic origin of Iceland’s soils and high rates of aeolian deposition of poorly-weathered, iron-rich volcanic dust. The aim of this project is to understand the coupled fates of iron and carbon […]

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69°47 N 50°23 W – Fieldnotes from Gianna Molinari and Fien de Doncker, pictures from Christoph Oeschger

As part of their PolARTS project, the author Gianna Molinari and the artist and photographer Christoph Oeschger accompanied the early-career researcher Fien de Doncker on her field trip to West Greenland. Sediment cores, seabed topographies, stories, sounds and pictures were collected. Fien De Doncker: The world I experienced around Ilulissat […]

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