Paris Fjord, Greenland

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Paris Fjord, 2009

Members of the Inglefield Land Archaeology project are back in Greenland for the summer of 2009 This year they will be working at two sites, at Paris Fjord and Marshall Bay. The team includes researchers from Bowdoin College, University of California, Davis, The National Museum of Greenland, The University of Greenland, and Laval University, and Calgary. The project is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs, with additional support from Bowdoin College, University of California, Davis, and the Greenland National Museum and Archives.

Cape Grinnell, 2008

Genevieve M. LeMoine
Between June 23 and August 8, 2008 the Inglefield Land Archaeology project will be conducting research at Cape Grinnell, on the northwest coast of Greenland. The team includes researchers and students from Bowdoin College, the University of California, Davis, the Greenland National Museum and Archives, Laval University, and the community of Qaanaaq. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation with additional support from the Greenland National Museum and Archives, the University of California, Davis, and Bowdoin College.
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Cape Grinnell

Audio blog posts from the last seven days are below. Browse the archives using the menu on the right.

The season comes to an end

Listen to this audio post [mp3]: 08-06-2009

The 2009 field season has come to a successful finish.

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Boots, drills, and more

Listen to this audio post [mp3]: 07-23-2009

After a brief delay, Alison is back with a new entry, in which she describes the work that has been keeping them busy, including many exciting finds, and talks about the many challenges of Arctic research. In other news, Hans Lange and Hans-Kristian Lennart finally arrived from southern Greenland after a detour through Copenhagen. With their arrival, the them split into two, with Chris, Fred, Alison and Erika staying to continue the work at Paris Fjord, while John, Jeremy and the two Hans’ setting up a new camp in Glacier Bay, a little ways to the south and east.

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Exciting Finds

Listen to this audio post [mp3]: 07-07-2009

In this week's report, Allison describes some of the wildlife they have seen, a change in the weather, and some of the exciting finds the team has made. As always with satellite phones, the sound quality is variable.

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Camp is established

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Listen to this audio post [mp3]: 06-30-2009

The ILAP crew arrived at the Thule Air Base on June 18, where they had a day to prepare all the field gear that had been shipped up in the spring. On the 20th they flew by helicopter from the Air Base first to Qaanaaq to refuel, and then on to a second refueling stop at the Hiawatha Glacier.

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