Swiss Camp, Greenland
69°33’N, 49°20’W, Elevation 970 meters
Join scientists at research sites to collect multimedia material on the fate of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Under Auspices of:
National Science Foundation; Whole Systems Foundation National Geographic; WBUR-Boston
Commercial air to Ilulissat through Copenhagen and Kangerlussauq, Greenland; helicopter charter to Swiss Camp
Radio documentary, podcast, reporter interviews
The Greenland Ice Sheet is a massive glacier two miles thick. Sea level would rise dramatically worldwide if it melted, making its future of great concern. In 2006 I spent a week at Swiss Camp, a base on the Ice Sheet, and at Ilulissat, the nearest Inuit village.