Fieldwork diary of the glaciology research group over a year

  • Mass balance field campaign in the spring (usually 10 days in April/May)
  • Mass balance measurements during the spring trip of the Glaciological Society of Iceland in early June
  • Installation of weather stations and GPS equipment on Breiðamerkurjökull
  • Hot-water drilling in the Skaftá cauldrons
  • Mapping in Grímsvötn following an eruption
  • GPS profiles in Grímsvötn
  • Lake-level measurements in Grímsvötn
  • Radio-echo sounding measurements of Öræfajökull
  • Mapping of lateral moraines in Esjufjöll
  • Mass balance field campaign in the fall (usually 5 days in October)

 

Field equipment and instruments used for glaciological research.

Field equipment and instruments used for glaciological research.