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EastGrip - The East Greenland Ice-core Project > Science

The overall scientific planning of the EastGRIP project is the responsibility of the Scientific Steering Committee (SC), and is in practice handled via a number of consortia, which coordinate the scientific activities and make plans for data sharing, publications, etc.

The consortia are:

  • Impurity consortium: chairs Paul Vallelonga (DK), Hubertus Fischer (CH), and Kumiko Goto-Azuma (JP)
  • Gas consortium: chair Thomas Blunier (DK), co-chair Ed Brook (US, to be confirmed).
  • Water isotopes consortium: chair Amaëlle Landais (F), co-chair Bo Vinther (DK).
  • Geophysical consortium: chair Sridhar Anandakrishnan (US) and co-chair Nanna Karlsson (DK).
  • Drilling consortium: no chair selected, coordinated by Trevor Popp (DK).
  • Basal properties consortium: chair Jeff Severinghaus (US).
  • Borehole logging consortium: chairs Simon Sheldon (DK) and Frank Wilhelms (DE).
  • Ice dynamics and (upstream) modelling consortium: chair Christine Hvidberg (DK), co-chair Oliver Gagliardini (F) and/or Fabien Gillet-Chaulet (F).
  • Dating consortium: chair Sune Olander Rasmussen (DK), co-chairs Ross Edwards (US) and Anaïs Orsi (F).
  • Physical properties consortium: chairs Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (DK) and Ilka Weikusat (DE).
  • Remote sensing consortium: chair Aslak Grinsted (DK), co-chair Sebastian Simonsen (DK).

In addition to these consortia, there are three consortia which coordinate the efforts between the more topically focused consortia:

  • Brittle / core processing consortium (planning the optimal core handling and processing strategies): chair Bo Vinther (DK), co-chair J.P. Steffensen (DK).
  • Surface program umbrella consortium (coordinating the surface measurement programs for optimal sharing of equipment and traverse activities): chair Hans-Christian Steen-Larsen (DK), co-chair Helle Kjær (DK).
  • CFA umbrella consortium (coordinating the different continuous flow analysis measurements): (co-)chairs: Hubertus Fischer (CH), Thomas Blunier (DK), Jim White (US).

Contact the consortia (co-)chairs above or your national Steering Committee representative to hear about how to get involved in the scientific work.