Sailing expedition from St. John’s to southern Greenland and up the west coast to Upernavik (farther north, if time and conditions allow). CTD profiles in fjords to compliment additional cruises in our effort to understand ice sheet-ocean interactions.
Sascha Schiøtt from Qaqortoq, defended her thesis at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. This is the first time that a female Greenlandic biology student defends her thesis in her home country.
Contrary to last year’s NDF- assessment, Non-Detrimental Findings, catch of walrus in Greenland has now been declared sustainable. This status has also been given to the minke whale and the beluga whale from West Greenland for this year.
The Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR), University of Greenland (UoG) and Aarhus University (AU) offers research-based education in Arctic climate, environment and society for Natural Science graduate students.