What's New


Real-Time Weather Conditions from the Juneau Icefield

Follow these links for real-time weather conditions for Camp 17 and Camp 18.

Welcoming Cookie Party on June 24th

Juneauites come check out our new space! On June 24th at 7:30pm we will have a open house/cookie party at the Eagle Valley Center (EVC). Cookies and cookie decorating materials will be provided. If you have a favorite type of cookie you would like to bring we will not say no to more cookies.

Community Barbeque on June 27th

Come meet the 2017 JIRP staff and students.  We will be at Skater's Cabin from 7pm-9pm. Please invite and bring whoever. There will be plenty of food but if you have a favorite dish feel free to share as well.

We've Moved

We did it! We've moved all our operations out to the Eagle Valley Center (24600 Amalga Harbor Road). Feel free to stop by and check out our new digs Juneauites. The office is open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm AKST. *Currently, we do not have a mailbox set up yet at our new Amalga Harbor Road address. Please direct all mail to our PO box. Thank you! 

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