Greenland Flow Distortion experiment


The Greenland Flow Distortion experiment (GFDex) is an international fieldwork and modelling-based project to investigate the role that Greenland plays in distorting atmospheric flow over and around it: affecting local and remote weather systems and, via air-sea interaction processes, the coupled climate system.

The project team includes scientists from the UK, Canada, Norway, Iceland and the USA. The UK Met Office and the ECMWF are project partners, working with us to provide sensitive area predictions for the field campaign. GFDex is an IPY approved project, part of the IPY-THORPEX cluster, and is being funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences, EUFAR and EUCOS.

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