What's New:


Sending things to JIRP

Whether you're trying to send mail to a student or ship your research equipment to Juneau, check out our Contact page for instructions and addresses. 


The 2018 Field Season is in full swing!

The expedition has all arrived at our second field camp, Camp 10. Safety training is over, and our focus has switched to doing research full time. Follow us on instagram @juneauicefieldresearchprogram for a daily stream of photos from Southeast Alaska.


2018 Equipment List is up

The Equipment List, updated for 2018, is live. Incoming students and faculty should check it out and contact Program Manager Annie (annie.jirp@gmail.com) with any questions.


Meet the Staff and Faculty

As we finalize personnel and research projects for the upcoming field season, we're adding short bios of the familiar faces returning to the Icefield to lead both operations and academics. Meet the Faculty and Staff of 2018!



The JIRP Blog

My JIRP experience strengthened in me a love of exploration that ultimately led to my participation in the space program, including the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. JIRP was fundamental to my growth as a scientist and as a person.
— Dr. Steven Squyres, Professor Astronomy, Cornell University; Principal Investigator of Mars Exploration Rover Project