About Jason Box

Jason Box has been investigating Greenland ice sheet sensitivity to weather and climate as part of more than 20 Greenland expeditions since 1994. Time camping on the inland ice exceeds 1 year. Year 2012 brought a deeper level of insight as the scientific perspective shifts to examine the interactions ice with atmospheric and ocean systems, including the role of fire in darkening the cryosphere.

Jason Box during Greenland melt lake survey

As part of his academic enterprise, Box has authored or co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications related to Greenland cryosphere-climate interactions. From 2003-2012, Box instructed climatology courses at The Ohio State University. Box was a contributing author to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2007 4th assessment report and is a contributing author to the fifth assessment report.