Attraction has an Arctic role

Our Dynamic Earth is set to welcome a piece of the Arctic this half-term, with an interactive exhibit on the awe-inspiring Greenland ice sheet.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 17th October 2011, 1:09 pm

On Thin Ice, run by the Cryosphere Research Group from the University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences, will let visitors learn about the cutting edge research being carried out on Greenland’s melting ice sheet and how it is responding to climate change.

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Via visual and hands-on displays, interactive activities and discussion groups, the experts will bring to life the realities of researching one of Earth’s natural wonders. The exhibit will run at Dynamic Earth for four days from Tuesday, October 18.

Eilidh Massie, marketing manager of Dynamic Earth, said: “Our friends from the Cryosphere Research Group will help make it a memorable day out.”