Category: Science

How to measure noble gases in ice cores

With the publication of our paper about how we measure noble gases in ice core samples, this very exciting project comes to an (preliminary) end. What a nice reward that we could provide the cover image for the… Read More

Why we are interested in radiocarbon

The most spectacular work that is done on the field is probably melting every day 1 ton of ice in a huge vacuum chamber. Back in the lab, the released air from the ice will be analyzed for its… Read More

The last warm period: an analog for our future?

In ice core research we would love to probe a time period that was warmer than today for better predictions of our future. However, these time periods have been rare in what we can cover with ice cores,… Read More