Ca’Foscari University- Investigating Contaminants in Antarctic Ice

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Warren Cairns, from the Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes, discusses his paleoclimatic research looking at contaminants in ice cores and his work investigating the exchange of mercury between snowpacks and the atmosphere in Antarctica. Ensuring his samples aren’t contaminated is a crucial part of Cairns’ work.'_Foscari_University_of_Venice