New York State Education Department Regents Earth Science Reference Tables Page 10 Surface Ocean Currents
When I mentioned that I was going to Iceland, the question I was asked the most was: How did the countries get their names if Iceland is green and Greenland is mostly ice? After thinking and…
Entrance to Blue Lagoon. Iceland.
Wow, what a hotbed of activity! My flight arrived at Icelands Keflavik International Airport at 8:30am so I decided that there was no time like the present to check out one of Icelands most famous…
Iceland rocks and snow.
A Brief History of Iceland It is believed that Iceland remained uninhabited by humans longer than most places on Earth. Then, around 800 AD, the Norsemen began to build ships that could safely carry…
Shake Shack JFK Airport Terminal B New York
Putting aside the question of, "Am I going to the Arctic?"... The better question is, "Am I going to Iceland?" My bus from East Hampton to Queens New York arrived on time, and the taxi was waiting!…
NY Regents Earth Science Reference Tables Ocean Currents.
It’s interesting that there are several different definitions for where “The Arctic” begins. Let’s put Iceland to the test, and you can decide if I’m actually in the Arctic…..or not…. Definition…
Carry on luggage for trip to Iceland
Location...Location...Location! “Hey, any interest in going to Iceland?” asked Katie Farmer, a friend and co-worker at Springs School asked me back in December. “Maybe….” And, after a quick…
Clouds over the beautiful blue sea near where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic Ocean.
We're Not In Barrow Anymore... 19° 34 N, 65° 34 W. ~20 miles North of the Eastern end of Puerto Rico. Ship Speed 11.5 knots. Clouds over the beautiful blue sea near where the Caribbean meets the…
The Chukchi Sea this afternoon.  The weaves were even higher than last evening.
Lab bound! We’ve been lab-bound now since last Friday’s trip out across Barrow Canyon. The wind came up on Saturday and didn’t relent. Most recently, we have been experiencing about 30-35 knot winds…
Lisa Seff wearing a mask by artist Dora Mae Buchea "Umara Nupuwhotuk" at the Museum of the North at the University of Alaska Faribanks.
Exploring Traditional culture in Alaska at UAF's Museum of the North! While attending the PolarTREC Orientation for educators and researchers this past February, we spent several hours exploring…
Marine Zone area forecast for Point Franklin to Cape Halkett.  Courtesy NOAA National Weather Service.  September 2, 2014.
Gale Warning! From the NOAA National Weather Service: Hazardous Weather Conditions off the coast of Barrow. Gale Warning in Effect from September 2, 02:30 PM AKDT until September 3, 04:00 AM AKDT…
Coming Home:  A panoramic view of the stern of Annika Marie as we were coming home. The Chukchi Sea is behind us.  We were going about 16 knots.
The wind was howling outside today. We sat in our snug lab while sheets of rain bearing ice pellets pelted against the windows. The Chukchi Sea is very angry, with big rollers breaking on a narrow…
Steve and Phil loading the styrofoam cups
Back In The Groove in Barrow! We’re back in the groove here in Barrow, with the normal cycling pattern of work days on the boat punctuated by (multiple) weather days when it is too rough to work at…