Andrew setting uo the behavior analysis
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…
Denise Hardoy riding her Snowmobile to Cape Evans
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...…
Mud Puddle
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…
Euphasia Superba
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…
Royal Society Range
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…
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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…
Polar TREC Teachers
Polar TREC is in Antarctica Antarctica- McMurdo Station-2019 Polar TREC Teachers Denise Hardoy, Bridgette Ward, and Amy Osborne It is unusal to have more than one Polar TREC teacher in the field…
Mt Erebus
Another Beautiful Day We started out a little cloudy today, and in the afternoon...we got our first snow since I have been here! We tried to preserve snowflakes to bring home, but it wasn't working…
Fresh Water
No More Monkey Business I've learned something unexpected down here in Antarctica. I've helped students conduct labs now for years. The whole point of our labs is to learn how to conduct…
Adélie penguins lie down on their nests and protect their nests at Cape Bird, Antarctica.
Interesting Antarctica Fact of the Day Did you know that a group of penguins walking on land is called a waddle? I can see why! But in the water, they have a different name. Want to to guess what a…
Transantarctic Mountains
Pinch Me I'm wrapping up another day on the ice, collecting data with my team. I look outside and still can't believe that I'm here, at the bottom of the world, doing science. Transantarctic…
Mt. Erebus
A Picture Perfect Day One year ago, I got an e-mail that would set in motion a series of events that all led up to today. Today was my first day in the field with Antarctic scientists. Today was a…