Hey everyone, sorry for the silence but we've had an incredibly intense field season in the icy south with the ICECAP project (and a bit of my NASA-funded Mars analog work). I've just departed,…
Every first year person down here has to go through a survival/emergency training that goes from the very basic things to the more advanced blizzard training.   First is some classroom time where…
The research team went to Antarctica through Churchchrist, New Zealand.  In Churchchrist they had to get their ECW (Extreme Cold Weather) gear issued.  This gear includes all the clothes, coats,…
The aircraft needed some changes and installations before being ready to do all the research in Antarctica. JKB aircraft in prep. Photo By: J. Holt D. Young, J. Holt, and D. Blankenship with the…