WINDSLED IS CROSSING GREENLAND THIS SPRING!

WINDSLED IS CROSSING GREENLAND THIS SPRING!

The WindSled traverses Greenland this spring on an expedition that begins its route next May 20.

During six weeks time the WindSled becomes a scientific platform for international projects.

International scientists from various countries collaborate in the study of climate change.

The goal: to reach the most relevant ice current in Greenland to study the impact of thaw on ocean level.

Five crew members are traveling on board, amongst them the scientist Ross Edwards, currently at the University of Wisconsin.

They will visit the EasGRIP (The East Greenland Ice-core Project) base, with which the WindSled collaborates by collecting data and samples for the scientists.

They will travel 1,200 kilometers (745 mi) through the interior of the island.

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