Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
André Gide

  Locations  Ortles - Southern Europe

Ortles - Southern Europe

In autumn 2011, we were members of an international drilling program that extracted three ice cores to bedrock from the Alto dell’Ortles glacier (3859 m asl, Italy) in the eastern European Alps. We are analyzing these cores for past biomass burning records. More information on the Ortles drilling program is available here:


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