Greenland

These links take you to pages off of the Greatest Places website. If the link doesn't work, make sure the new browser window is not behind the active window and that you have a Javascript-compatible browser with Javascript enabled.

CURRENT ISSUES
Nulcear Radiation in the Arctic
A long but informative article by Peter Gizewski about how military activity in the arctic has affected its environment. Dated winter 1993.

SCIENCE RESEARCH
Kangerlussuaq International Science Support ( KISS )
This site explains what's going on with KISS, a science facility created in order to stimulate and attract international research interests in Arctic science. Scientists and students who plan to work in Greenland now have facilities available in the Kangerlussuaq airport. KISS offers an array of modern facilities and possibilities to rent equipment and goods for use in the field or in the labs of the KISS building.

Polar Pointers
This site collects links that are specific to the polar regions. Many of the links are science-related sites.

GENERAL GREENLAND LINKS
Greenland Guide
This information-rich site features information from private companies and public institutions in Greenland or related to Greenland, as well as fun things like screen savers and games.

World Safari - Greenland
Here is a fine example of a site created by a student, Brian Giacoppo, that includes background information on Greenland, its history and its people. While you are there take a Safari to other places like Japan or Kenya


Your Gateway to Greenland and Iceland
A site full of information and Picture Essays on Greenland and Iceland by Rudy Brueggemann a writer/photographer/online editor.

 

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