Welcome to the first of edition of “Meet the Team”!
Each Monday (starting today), we will be highlighting a member of the Icefin team with seven very serious questions. Today’s victim, er, subject, is our wonderful and fearless leader, Dr. Britney Schmidt (known to most as just Britney)!
Who are you?
I’m an astrobiologist and ice nerd interested in learning everything I can about oceans on Earth and beyond.
Bagels or donuts?
What onesie are you bringing to the field next season
Bunny suit from Christmas Story.
If you could have one thing to have an endless supply of, what would it be?
Title your autobiography.
“Adventures In Being Human”
How do penguins make you feel?
What kind of penguin are you?
Rockhopper Penguin–the most metal of penguins.
What is your favorite Antarctican vehicle?
The Case Quadtrack Tractors.
What is your favorite picture from the 2017 field season and why?
I love this photo because it shows an almost alien sea floor under the Erebus Glacier Tongue.