What's New:

Data from the Icefield

Looking for mass balance, GPS survey, or meteorologic data from the Icefield? Find it on our new Data from the Icefield page.

Interested in helping us get more data up in a more accessible format? Email Annie at annie@juneauicefield.org.

JIRP 2020 Interest Form

Interested in the 2020 field season? Fill out our Interest Form now, we’ll send you information and application notifications in the fall.

We are well into planning for 2020, and we’re considering offering increased programming for graduate students and short-term field options for experienced JIRP staffers. Potential applicants, let us know you’re out there by filling out this form!

2020 Application Timeline

We are planning on opening the first round of student applications in mid-October. This is much earlier than in previous years. If you’d like to receive notifications about student applications, please fill out the Interest Form, linked above.



What is JIRP?

A short film by 2018 student Andrew Opila.


The JIRP Instagram Feed

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