National Science Foundation

Summit Station is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Research Program and operated by Battelle Arctic Research Operations (ARO) with guidance from the Science Coordination Office (SCO) and in cooperation with the Government of Greenland. The Battelle ARO contract is administered by the Arctic Research Support and Logistics (RSL) Program at the NSF. For media inquiries, contact Peter West.


Proposing Research at Summit

Researchers Proposing Fieldwork at Summit are required to contact both the SCO and the Battelle ARO Planning Administrator during the proposal stage.

Topic Contact Email
Science Coordination Summit SCO
Proposal Assistance, Logistics Support Battelle ARO Planning Administrator

Summit Science Coordination Office (SCO)

The Summit SCO provides input from the research community into the science support operations at Summit and on the Greenland Ice Sheet. The SCO advocates for the wider scientific community working, or considering research, in the interior regions of the Greenland ice sheet. The SCO needs input from current and potential new members of the Greenland research community regarding emerging research questions and the logistical support needed to address them. If you are interested in learning more about utilizing Summit resources, or have a media inquiry, please email the SCO at the address listed below.

Topic Contact Phone Email
Science Coordination (proposals, funded projects) [Email reaches all SCO listed below]
Science & Resource Planning Jack Dibb 603-862-3063
Science & Resource Planning Bob Hawley 603-646-1425
Web & Data Coordination Zoe Courville 603-646-4425
Science & Resource Planning Von Walden 509-335-5645

Battelle Arctic Research Operations (ARO)

Battelle ARO provides the overall station management and logistics support at Summit Station and operates the Greenland Inland Traverse (GrIT). Battelle ARO also provides Proposal Assistance for Researchers. For more information about Battelle ARO, visit the Battelle ARO website.

Topic Contact Email
Proposal Assistance, Logistics Support Battelle ARO Planning Administrator