Scout and her pup
More Weddell seal tag recoveries Our research team has made a lot of progress this past week - We’ve been very, very busy! In the last journal we mentioned that our collaborators had found dive…
Aussie and pup
Weddell seal team blog October 2012- Weddell seal tag recoveries Now that our seals have endured another Antarctic winter, the team has made the long trip back to McMurdo to find these guys again…
Meet Patrick
Meet the seals! Part two Here’s the rest of our ‘seal team’… Seal 11 – ‘Granite’ Granite was tagged near Granite Harbour – about a 2 hour helicopter ride from McMurdo Station. Here are some of…
Meet Tripp
Meet the seals! Part one Since my return from Antarctica, the questions I’ve most often received are… ‘Did you name the seals and if so, what were their names?’ ‘How did you pick the names?’ ‘What…
Tracking Weddell seals
Oh where, oh where are those little – I mean big - seals? Have you asked yourself that question? I know I have… And my curiosity has gotten the better of me. So what am I doing about it, you ask…
No looking back
Reflections from my PolarTREC Journey Where it all began While the actual 'Weddell Seal in the Ross Sea expedition' went from January 6 through February 20, my expedition started much earlier - a…
Burgee
Life at McMurdo - Part two Since we've tagged the last seal - 21 in all - I've had a 'wee bit of time' (that's what they say in New Zealand) to explore McMurdo. Join me on my tour. Housing My…
McMurdo Station
Life at McMurdo Station Wow! It's hard to believe my time in McMurdo is coming to an end. From the moment I stepped off the plane it's been like a foot race - hurrying here, hurrying there, and…
Showing off my insulation
This journal brought to you by... Donna Hawkins and her 1st graders at Jackson Elementary Melody Tannehill and her Kindergartners at Hutchison St. Ann 5th grade Sparks students Thank you -…
Insulation - Video Journal This journal is brought to you by: • The students at Jackson Elementary They wanted to know... What kind of insulation works best for marine mammals - fur or blubber…
Weddell and human milk
This journal brought to you by: The Pink Palace Homeschool class - 1st and 2nd grade! Thank you... Pink Palace Homeschool 1st and 2nd graders! A Closer Look at … Weddell Seal Milk Milk and…
Iceberg kitty
This journal brought to you by: Toya Jackson and her 4th grade students St. Ann 'Sparks' 5th graders Bailey Station 4th grade APEX Thank you - Jackson Elementary, St. Ann and Bailey Station.…