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ANR funded projects "VANISH" and "DOMEA" participate in the Antarctic Raid

This ‚Äúscientific raid‚ÄĚ which has just begun is a scientific and logistic premiere in the Antarctic region which remains unexplored by land transport.

It should enable to reach in a single operation the scientific goals of two ANR and IPEV funded projects, coordinated by Michel Fily, lecturer researcher at the Joseph Fournier University (VANISH/Taste Idea project) and J√©r√īme Chappellaz, CNRS researcher at the LGGE (Glaciology and Environmental Geophysics Laboratory) (DOMEA/Explore project).

The main scientific goals are the study of climatic and environmental variability during a recent period (200 years) and the study of the relationship between temperature and greenhouse gases during climate transitions.

A third objective is to look for the best place to obtain the oldest ice (more than one million years).

For further information:

www.institut-polaire.fr/ipev/actualites/tout_public/des_nouvelles_du_terrain/carnet_de_bord_du_raid_scientifique

 

13.01.12