Milne Ice Shelf
Nansen Ice Shelf
Ice Shelf Extents
2011 Calving Event
2008 Calving Event
Ice Island Deterioration Model
Ice Penetrating Radar
Resolute Iceberg Study
Milne Epishelf Lake
Disraeli Epishelf Lake Drainage
Ellesmere Island 2015
Ellesmere Island 2015
Rare wildlife spotted while servicing time lapse cameras along the Purple Valley ridge.
Jill’s CTD profile setup at the Milne Ice Shelf camp site.
Supraglacial melt channels leading into a larger melt stream on the tributary glacier.
Fog rolling in from the coast at the Milne Ice Shelf camp site.
Jill doing a CTD cast at the epishelf lake mooring.
Side profile of tributary glacier leading into the Milne Glacier.
A dramatic shot of Jill, Kevin and Andrew on the way back from a long day of CTD profiling on the Milne Glacier.
Andrew in the helicopter on the way to work in the field.
Andrew calling in to the PCSP on the satellite phone.
Adam and Kevin’s tents at the Purple Valley camp site.
A windsock at the Eureka air strip.
Fog rolling in to Purple Valley camp site.
Plant life along the ridge of the Milne Glacier.
Attempting to find a way back to our Milne Glacier camp in the fog.
View from the time lapse cameras overlooking the Milne Glacier.
Andrew and Kevin doing a daily CTD cast at the Milne Ice Shelf camp site.
Stunning snow and ice formation on the outer edge of the Milne Ice Shelf.
Adam’s tent on the Milne Ice Shelf camp after thick fog had rolled in.
Twin otter plane taking off from Purple Valley campsite.
Milne Ice Shelf camp after the fog rolled out.
Group shot after a job well done. From left to right: Andrew Hamilton, Adam Garbo, Jill Rajewicz, Kevin Xu
Shot of the tributary glacier leading into the Milne Glacier.
Sling load of gear to set up the Milne Ice Shelf camp.
Melt stream on the Milne Ice Shelf (and yes walking through the water is cold!)
Shot of our helicopter at the epishelf lake mooring.
Jill waist deep in the frigid waters for science! She swears her GPS point was around there somewhere.
Types of broken terrain required to cross while CTD profiling on the Milne Glacier.
Andrew and Kevin using the auger to drill a new hole for CTD profiling.
Andrew CTD profiling and Jill setting up the outer Milne Ice Shelf mooring.
Purple Valley camp on a nice and sunny day.
Melt stream on the tributary glacier leading into the Milne Glacier. Very refreshing water to drink.
Jill investigating the state of Luke Copland’s weather station, while Adam and Andrew look on intently.
Kevin and Adam with the marvellous new toilet.
Andrew majestically looking into the distance on the Milne Ice Shelf.
Jill intently working on instrument spacing on her mooring line on the Milne Ice Shelf.
Adam’s tent on the medial moraine of the Milne Glacier with the tributary glacier in the background.
Group shot left to right: Adam Garbo, Andrew Hamilton, Jill Rajewicz, Kevin Xu
CTD profiling and ice thickness measuring out on open Arctic Ocean waters beyond the Milne Ice Shelf.
Gear packed and loaded. Kevin and Jill on our way in to the field on a twin otter.
Andrew celebrating his birthday while out in the field at the Purple Valley camp site. He had a special gift from Chris Hatfield!
Shot of gear at a lunch stop while heading to the tributary glacier to test out the ice penetrating radar.
Adam on a warm and sunny day on the Milne Ice Shelf drilling holes in the ice.
Panoramic shot taken near the Milne Glacier camp site. Tributary glacier seen to the right.
Amazing geology seen from the helicopter while transiting from Purple Valley to the Milne Ice Shelf
Ablation stake installed by Adam to track daily melt while at the glacier camp site.
Adam and Andrew, clean and freshly shaven, heading out in to the field on a twin otter.
Panoramic shot of the Milne Glacier taken from the site of one of the time-lapse cameras.
Milne Ice Shelf camp site on a nice and sunny day.
Adam on the descent from time lapse camera servicing on the Milne Glacier.
First setting up of camp shortly after arrival to the Purple Valley camp site.
Melt patters in the Milne Ice Shelf as seen from the helicopter.