These are both peer-reviewed and edited publications including curated blog posts arising from our NSF-supported work on Camp Century and its sub-ice sediment core.


Peer Reviewed Science

Bierman, P. R., Christ, A. J., Collins, C. M., Mastro, H. M., Souza, J., Blard, P.-H., Brachfeld, S., Courville, Z. R., Rittenour, T. M., Thomas, E. K., Tison, J.-L., and Fripiat, F.: Scientific history, sampling approach, and physical characterization of the Camp Century sub-glacial sediment core, a rare archive from beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet, EGUsphere [preprint],

Popular Book

Bierman, P.R., (August, 2024), When the Ice Is Gone –What a Greenland Ice Core Reveals About Earth's Tumultuous History and Perilous Future, WW Norton, New York, 304 pp.  (description)


Peer Reviewed Science

Christ, A.J. Rittenour, T.M., Bierman, P.R., Keisling, B.A., Knutz, P.C., Thomsen, T.B., Keulen, N., Fosdick, J.C., Hemming, S.R., Tison, J-L., Blard, P-H., Steffensen, J.P., Caffee, M.W., Corbett, L.B., Dahl-Jensen, D., Dethier, D.P., Hidy, A.J., Perdrial, N., Peteet, D.M., Steig, E.J., and Thomas, E.K. (2023) Deglaciation of northwestern Greenland during Marine Isotope Stage 11. Science. v. 381, n. 6655,

Popular Articles

Bierman, P.R. and Rittenour, T.M.,, K. (2023) When Greenland was green: Ancient soil from beneath a mile of ice offers warnings for the future. The Conversation,

Popular Articles

Christ, A. and Bierman, P. (2022) From a secret cold war project to the future of the ice sheet, PAGES Horizons, v. 2, p. 56-65,

Bierman, P.R. and Schmidt, A. (2022), Living IN the Greenland ice sheet: the story of Sites I and II, Camp Century’s older, smaller siblings, EGU Blog, Cryospheric Sciences, January 21, 2022,

Christ, A. (2022) Camp Century re-visited: sediment from the bottom of a Cold War ice core reveals Greenland’s warm past, EGU Blog, Cryospheric Sciences, January 28, 2022,


Peer Reviewed Science

Christ, A. J., Bierman, P. R., Schaefer, J. M., Dahl-Jensen, D., Steffensen, J. P., Corbett, L. B., et al. (2021). A multimillion-year-old record of Greenland vegetation and glacial history preserved in sediment beneath 1.4 km of ice at Camp Century. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 118, e2021442118. doi:10.1073/pnas.2021442118

Popular Articles

Christ, A. J. and Bierman, P. R., (2021) Ancient leaves preserved under a mile of Greenland’s ice – and lost in a freezer for years – hold lessons about climate change. The Conversation, March 15, 2021,

The US Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago – it didn’t go well.  The Conversation, July 20, 2021,