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WISE-B (Water and Ice Strategy for Export – Phase B)

General

Project start
01.06.2017
Project end
15.06.2017
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Surveillance
Project topic
Geology

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, Mid-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 69.731431528031, -51.7236328125

Fieldwork start
01.06.2017
Fieldwork end
15.06.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

GEUS will identify and visit localities in Greenland with an expected potential for commercial exploitation of glacier meltwater as drinking water for export purposes, bringing home samples for laboratory analysis of water quality.

Period of fieldwork: 2 visits, 1 early June and 1 late August 2017

Area: Disko area to Nanortalik 

Means of transportation: boat

Andreas P. Ahlstrøm
Senior Scientist, cand.scient, PhD

Dept. Glaciology and Climate
GEUS - Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate
E-mail: apa@geus.dk
Phone: +45 91 33 38 10 / +45 38 14 20 00
Skype: andreas.ahlstrom

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