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5 June 2011 Welcome Home - Dog of the Week - Goldie
I received a big welcome home from my girls! The flight home yesterday was long but well worth the time. I arrived back in Orange County a few minutes late and was met by my wife Mary and my…
3 June 2011 Last Day in Alaska-Photo Challenge!
This has been a wonderful expedtition! Mr. Wood waving goodbye from Point Barrow in the Arctic Ocean. This is my last day here in Alaska. I have spent most of the day running around getting all…
2 June 2011 The Barrow Tour
Mr. Wood is standing next to the welcome sign for the town of Barrow, Alaska. Barrow is a pretty unique place. It reminds me of a scientific outpost, except that it is a town with stores and…
1 June 2011 Flying into Barrow
After getting up this morning I repacked my bag, went for a run and got ready to go to the airport for my flight to Barrow. It only takes an hour and fifteen minutes to fly from Fairbanks so it…
31 May 2011 What's Happening in Fairbanks?
Dr. Natali flew out this morning for a science conference in Seattle, Washington. She was looking good but a bit over worked after all of this time in the field. She was in good spirits and we said…
30 May 2011 The Arctic Circle!
It was a quiet early morning when we got up and left the cabin for my last time. It was nice to take that last look and think about all of the great things that have happened here in the last six…
29 May 2011 Dog of the Week - You Choose!
28 May 2011 CRREL Permafrost Tunnel
You have to be prepared to enter the permafrost tunnel! We woke up this morning in Fairbanks under a sunny sky and projected high temperatures of 85 degrees! That is pretty warm weather for this…
27 May 2011 Moisture and Methane
If you remember at the beginning of the expedition I said that I would be talking mostly about the main experiments going on at our site. This included the warming experiments and the drying…
26 May 2011 Holy Mosses!
I had a very interesting day and learned quite alot. The morning was full of skyping with my students! I was able to talk and see all of my classes today with the help of Mr. P, Mr. Howard, and Mr…
25 May 2011 NDVI
It was another warm and sunny day today. The breeze is the only thing that is cooling us down now. Just a couple of weeks ago the wind was cold and uncomfortable. Work is moving very well for my…
24 May 2011 Let's Get to the Core of Things!
When I say the core that could mean different things. Some of my Earth Science students may think of the core of the earth where everything is under tremendous pressure and temperatures. The core…