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17 August 2008 Polartrec Photo Stories-Ft. Yukon and 2007 Polartrec Training.
I have created some Photo Stories of my PolarTREC experience. They are available under Resources.
17 August 2008 Stargate Continuum Filmed at APLIS '07
The Arctic Scenes for Stargate Continuum (now on DVD) were filmed at the APLIS '07 ice camp, before the SEDNA scientists arrived. It is interesting to read about the experiance the film crew and…
17 November 2007 Epilogue
Epilogue Dr. Geiger and I arrived home at the tail end of the spring break. We had four days to reacquaint ourselves with our families, and then on Monday I was at school standing in front of my…
15 February 2007 Introduction
Arctic Sea Ice Science Expedition The National Science Foundation has declared 2007 the International Polar Year. As part of this research effort Dr. Cathleen Gieger (University of Delaware) and her…
18 April 2007 Heading Home
Jenn Hutchins and Pat McKeown helped Cathy and I gathered our gear and then saw us off at the airport for the 1 am flight to Seattle. I slept on the plane. In Seattle Cathy took advantage of the…
16 April 2007 Time in Fairbanks
After two wonderful days with Joanna Roth and John Bost, Cathy and I met up with Jenny Hutchins and Pat McKeown who had just come off the ice. We stayed at their place on Coyote Trail and took a…
14 April 2007 Leaving the ice camp (Part 2).
4.14 Leaving the ice camp or up in the air again (Part 2). Caravans used for flights out of camp We flew to Prudhoe Bay at about 500 ft so that we would have a good view of the ice. The ice…
14 April 2007 Leaving the ice camp, or up in the air again (Part I).
April 14: Leaving the ice camp, or up in the air again. Wind 6.9 mph Air Temperature -18.0 C -0.4 F Wind chill -13.7 F Latitude 73—11.603 N Longitude 146—41.920 W Cathy…
13 April 2007 Friday the 13th -- a bittersweet day.
April 13: Friday the 13th-- a bittersweet day. Wind speed 3.6 mph Air Temperature -14.8 C 5.4 F Wind Chill -11.1 F Longitude 72—11.238 N…
12 April 2007 "IPY Live", the EM-31 and Snow.
April 12: "IPY Live", the EM-31, and Snow. Wind speed 10.5 mph Air Temperature -14.8 C 5.4 F Wind chill -11.1 F Latitude 73—11.238 N Longitude 146—36.331 W After breakfast Cathy and I…
11 April 2007 GAVIA shows her stuff.
April 11 GAVIA swims or problems solved! Wind speed: 2.5 mph Air Temperature: -21.4 C -6.9 F Wind Chill -13.2 F Latitude: 73—11.460 N Longitude:…
10 April 2007 A beautiful day for a swim.
Wind speed 5.4 mph Air Temperature -23.2 C -9.8 F -22.6 F Latitude 73-11.439N Longitude 146-41.908W Today, as part of the education that is continuing during the ice camp, a group of graduate…