Audio journal from Wendy Gorton. [swf file="members/wendy-gorton/audio/wgorton071512.mp3"]
Audio journal from Wendy Gorton. [swf file="members/wendy-gorton/audio/wgorton071412.mp3"]
I was so thrilled to be given a quad in my own unit today, Unit 29 with the lovely Ines from Germany. It was really something to wake up at 2am because my tent was too hot! I don't think that has…
Out at Kivalina River camp today, cutting through the blazing blue sky, came Stan, our helicopter pilot, and two boys from Kivalina McQueen High School (roughly 120 students). Byron (grade 11) and…
The cart
I've arrived! After a few legs of flights, I stepped out of Fairbanks International Airport and expected to feel even the tiniest bit of the cool from February's visit, and I was met with warmth and…
plane
Bonjour everyone! I've made it back from Montreal, Canada, and the International Polar YearThe International Polar Year (IPY) is a two year (2007-2009) program of international research and education…
PolarConnect
Let's Go Live! PolarTREC Teacher Alex Eilers hosts a LIVE PolarConnect Event from Antarctica with over 3,000 students watching! How cool is that? What better way to return from PolarTREC Teacher…
Antarctic Treaty
Getting Straight Up Polar! Awesome ideas for integrating science into the classroom. Our 2nd day of orientation began with sun, snow, and lots of lovely science information coming our way! We were…
Sat Phone
How Do You Prepare? Vroom vroom! Snow machining in the warehouse :) How do you prepare for a trip? What kind of questions do you ask before you go camping, for a hike, for a trip to Disneyland? We…
The Pipeline
We're Goin' Under! Come on down! How deep have you ever gone below the earth's surface? I felt like I was in a time machine today as we went down under into the Earth at the [Cold Regions Research…
Lights by Brian DuBay
We're Goin' Huntin! Brian set his Sony up on a tripod with the shutter open for 25 seconds to capture the wispy Northern Lights behind me! Some locations have tornadoes to hunt-- but here in…
Window Seat
En Route! Good weather in the winter is such a nice treat for the window-seated passenger, and I was not disappointed in my journey from Portland, OR to Fairbanks, AK for PolarTREC’s Teacher…