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Summit Station Season Updates - Summer 2018

January 07, 2019

Record winds and bear visit present new environmental challenges

Summit Station wrapped up the 2018 summer after a season marked with weather and wildlife challenges. Feb 24, 2018 saw the highest recorded wind speed at Summit, as the NOAA weather station registered gusts of 104 knots (sustained wind speeds of 71 knots). The Summit winter-over four person crew, the science instruments, and the camp infrastructure weathered the storm with very few problems, save for a lot of digging.

2016 GEOSummit Meeting

December 01, 2015
The Science Coordination Office (SCO) for Summit Station and the Greenland Inland Traverse (GrIT) invites you to take part in a workshop on Tues., Jan. 19, 2016, in Greenbelt, Maryland, that will focus on Future Research and Station Development Directions on the ice sheet including traverse science and ongoing research at Summit.