Camping & Field Equipment

CPS provides camping and field equipment to National Science Foundation Arctic Program participants.

Tents mark a field site near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Photo: Ben Kopec

Tents mark a field site near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Photo: Ben Kopec

The Inventory of Available Equipment may Include:

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Snowmobiles
  • Generators
  • Cooking equipment
  • Lanterns
  • Camp stoves
  • Clothing

CPS can provide most equipment required to conduct field research for large and small field parties. To reduce costs, researchers are encouraged to request use of CPS field equipment in their proposals to the National Science Foundation. Equipment is constantly inspected for quality assurance.

Those planning field work should keep in mind field risks. Visit the Field Risk Management page and, for those potentially visiting bear country, download the Greenland Bear and Firearm Safety document.