About Jason Box

2012_07_04_20_37_50 Jason E. Box, Professor Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) Øster Voldgade 10, 1350 Copenhagen, mob.: +45 60 12 41 57 YouTube Google Scholar


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  • Greenland ice and Arctic climatologist with more than 20 lead and more than 110 co-authored journal articles
  • Professor in Glaciology and Climate at The Geologic Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) with over 70 journal articles at GEUS since 2013
  • 30 Greenland expeditions since 1994, more than 1 year camping on ice
  • installed and maintained a network of more than 20 automatic weather stations on Greenland’s inland ice in expeditions spanning 1994-present.
  • Ohio State University teaching 2003-2010 with emphasis on atmosphere-surface interactions, physical climatology at local to global scales, and environmental problems.
  • Byrd Polar Research Center Fellow and Researcher, 2002-2012

State of the Climate

  • contributing author to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fourth, fifth and sixth assessment reports.
  • lead author on Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) report chapters in 2017 and 2018
  • contributor to the Danish Polar Portal web site providing near-realtime climate and Greenland ice sheet mass balance monitoring and end of melt season reports since 2013.
  • lead author on Greenland section for The Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society’s annual State of the Climate reports 2003-2012.
  • 2004-2012 led composition of the Greenland entry to NOAA’s Arctic Report Card, published since 2006 by The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [1].

Popular Writing

Adventure Science

  • 2017, 2018 and 2019 ski-based Greenland ice sheet snow surveys
  • Expeditions involved traversing 1000s of km by snow mobile.
  • Most of the inland ice camps are accessed by helicopter and ski-equipped airplane.
  • Instrumenting glaciers flowing out from the inland ice sheet has involved using ships and sail boating. See Youtube Channel
  • Organising Greenland inland ice expeditions in 2013 and 2014 part of the Dark Snow project.