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Media briefing: Arctic Land Ice and the Greenland Ice Sheet

The IPC invite media to a briefing with the internationally
renowned Professor in glaciology Dr. Jason E. Box and Senior Researcher Robert S. Fausto both representing GEUS – Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.
Jason Box will present on the soon-coming 5-year update on the status of Arctic Land Ice. Robert S. Fausto will present PROMICE – the Danish Programme for Monitoring of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Dr. Jason Box
is a contributor to several state of Arctic climate publications and a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fourth and fifth assessment reports. His time camping on the Greenland inland ice exceeds one year. In 2016, he featured in Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate film “Before the Flood”. He has written in the New Yorker and Huffington Post.

Robert S. Fausto
specializes in glaciology and dynamics of the climate system. PROMICE was launched in 2007 and is focused on surface melt and ice movement, both causing ice sheet mass loss.

Briefing details:
Venue: IPC, Skindergade 7, 1159 Copenhagen K
Date and Time: Tuesday 12 September 2017 from 10.00 – 11.00
Registration: To sign up for the briefing, please email

Dr. Jason Box -
Robert S. Fausto - profile at GEUS