Greenland: The Pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing
The Air Force National Guard is a vital part of climate research in the far north of Greenland. Dr. Heidi Cullen, with a production team from StormCenter Communications, met with the pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing to talk about what it’s like to fly in extreme weather conditions, and their dangerous job — getting people and equipment into Greenland's harsh interior and back.
For a more in-depth look at the NEEM project and its findings, watch Drilling Back to the Future: Climate Clues from Ancient Ice on Greenland, Climate Central's report broadcast on PBS’s The NewsHour.
Footage credits: StormCenter Communications, NEEM, Ines Trams/ZDF