Blog articles written by DEEPICE Early stage researchers

A trip to Switzerland: looking for glacier basal ice

by Lisa Lardoin | June 16, 2022

The focus of my thesis is the gas measurement concentration in a specific section of the ice core: the basal section. One of the specificities of this ice, is the presence of debris (ranging in size from few centimetres to clay) between the ice crystals.

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An insight of the 1st DEEPICE training school

by Romilly Harris-Stuart and Piers Larkman | May 25, 2022

In early March, we – 25 PhD students – travelled to a sunny Copenhagen to join the ICAT training school (Ice Core Analysis Techniques) held at the Niels Bohr Institute. This trip was followed by the first DEEPICE training school in Finse. Here, I (Romilly) will write about our time in Copenhagen, then handover to Piers, another DEEPICE student, to describe our travel between Copenhagen and Finse.

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Stories from the field

by Inès Ollivier | March 2, 2022

A few weeks ago, I came back from a field campaign in Antarctica, at the research stations Dumont d’Urville and Concordia. I left Europe on November 18th and two months and a half later I landed back in Paris. A lot of this time was spent in quarantine and travelling, and the rest working in the field and living the life on these two different stations…

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A journey to the other side of the world

by Inès Ollivier | Jan 3, 2022

My journey to Antarctica began on November 11th, 2021, when I boarded a plane to Paris to spend a week with family and friends before the departure. A week later, I was back in Paris to catch the plane that would bring me to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It took 3 planes, two stopovers in Singapore and Melbourne, 17 000 km and approximately 30 hours of travelling to finally reach destination. Well, not quite yet…

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