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28 November 2019 Gratitude
Gratitude Denise Hardoy and the TransAntarctic Mountains It's a day to give thanks, and I have so much to be grateful for. I have been so blessed to have been given this opportunity. I have had so…
24 November 2019 Yes!
WooHoo Photo by Robin Ellwood (PolarTREC 2008), Courtesy of ARCUS This looks just like the one I saw, only closer! Yes, it finally happened! I saw a penguin! It was a cute little Adelie that was…
23 November 2019 Thank You
Polar Connect Event Polar TREC Teacher Denise Hardoy in Antarctica I just wanted to thank everyone that took time in their busy day to join our live event. I really enjoyed seeing all of you and…
18 November 2019 A Day at Turtle Rock
Live Event Don't forget to sign up for my live PolarConnect event coming up this Wednesday at 9:15 A.M. Pacific Time!! Register here: https://www.polartrec.com/polar-connect/register Anyone can…
15 November 2019 Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration
Live Event Don't forget to sign up for my live PolarConnect event coming up this Wednesday at 9:15 A.M.Pacific Time!! Register here: https://www.polartrec.com/polar-connect/register Anyone can…
14 November 2019 Huntin' and Fishin'....
Rock Hunting Today, the weather reminded us all that we are still in Antarctica. Rocks above McMurdo Station I was happy that we were staying on base today. I was invited to collect rock samples…
12 November 2019 Potpourri
Lab Day Today, I got to help out with several projects. I started out helping Mandy run the Spectrometer to determine the pH of each tank. There are close to thirty buckets that are all under…
10 November 2019 SnoMo Adventure
SnowMos!!! Today was an epic adventure. I got to go on snomos out to Cape Evans to see Robert F. Scott's Terra Nova Hut. Denise Hardoy riding her Snowmobile to Cape Evans We met after brunch...…
8 November 2019 Mud-Murdo
Albedo It's 25 degrees F right now, but there are puddles of liquid water turning the volcanic dirt to mud. "Mudd-Murdo" has begun. Just how is it possible that it's 25 degrees- water freezes at 32…
7 November 2019 Plankton!
Plankton Euphasia superba that escaped my plankton tow Today was another awesome day. Our team headed out to "The Jetty" which is only about 1/2 a mile from the station. We had two divers looking…
6 November 2019 Just Another Day at the Office.....
Taking it all In Everyday, I try to find a few minutes to absorb the quiet beauty of this continent. Yesterday, we drove the Piston Bullies out to Cape Evans again to dive for fish, sea spiders, and…
4 November 2019 Scientist Profiles
Antarctic Fact of the Day- Felicity_Aston_ British explorer, author and meteorologist Felicity Aston was the first person to use only her own muscle power to ski across Antarctica. She made this…