Institute field locations - globe


The Institute has been actively conducting field research for over 30 years. Our faculty and students have covered the globe gathering data and investigating our world.



We invite you to visit some of our current field sites. We will post reports and photos as they come in. Check back often to see who is in the field and what they are doing.

globe imageArchaeological Exploration of the Cotahuasi Highlands, Southern Peru Kurt Rademaker and David Reid, January 10-February 7, 2008

globe image A joint Brazilian–Chilean–US expedition at Detroit Plateau Antarctic Peninsula, Glaciological and Atmospheric Studies, Andrei Kurbatov, and colleagues, November 7 to December 15, 2007.

globe image US ITASE Traverse of East Antarctica, Paul Mayewski, Gordon Hamilton, Daniel Dixon, Daniel Breton, Nicky Spaulding, Elena Korotkikh, and Sharon Buchanan Sneed, October 22, 2007 to December 29, 2007.

* GPS Measurements of fast flowing glaciers in East Greenland. Gordon Hamilton and Leigh Stearns, June 27th to July 5th, and July 22 to 30th and August 20th to 28th, 2007.

globe imageGlacial History and Paleoclimate in Patagonia, Chile. Juan Luis Garcia, March 15 to May 1, 2007.

globe imageArchaeological Investigations of the Quebrada Manga, Peru Kurt Rademaker and David Reid, January-February 2007

globe image Preliminary glaciological studies in the Peninsula Luis Felipe, Antarctica.
Andrei Kurbatov, Jan 26 to Feb. 20, 2007.

View the Institute's Expeditions from 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006