A Beauty for the Eye, but What Shapes Icebergs in Greenland?

A Beauty for the Eye, but What Shapes Icebergs in Greenland?

Project manager:
John Mortensen, senior scientist, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

Description:
The overall goal of this research project is to describe the different ice-types in Nuup Kangerlua (Godthåbsfjord) and their seasonal variation. Ice-types will be linked to physical and chemical ice properties and environmental parameters in order to obtain a better understanding of the impact of melting ice in Greenland fjords. We will sample ice and icebergs and develop an ice-type photo archive with links to ice properties and environmental parameters.
Besides producing scientific value, the project aims at involving the general public, because icebergs are a beauty for the eyes of both local people and tourists. We will make the pictures available on a website and invite people to send their own photographs as well. So the research project will involve the local society and promote research in Greenland.

Methods for inclusion of society:
Besides producing scientific value, the project aims at involving the general public, because icebergs are a beauty for the eyes of both local people and tourists. We will make the pictures available on a website and invite people to send their own photographs as well.

Methods for dissemination:
See above.

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