Ben looking back on his first three months in Antarctica. Many photos are shown.
Science! It’s the primary reason we’re down here with Icefin. It’s one of the reasons McMurdo as a town exists. And it’s the reason why Antarctica is still (relatively) free […]
(Note: This is a little behind! It was a busy engineering week, in a good way!) Deployment day! We’ve been looking forward to this day with trepidation and excitement for […]
This past Saturday a New Zealand news team from NewsHub on Channel 3 came out to our sea ice site for Icefin’s third dive of the season, and their story […]
Antarctica has a reputation, deservedly so, of being a place of extremes – extreme winds, extreme cold, extreme aridity – but McMurdo has been reasonably free of such brutality. The […]
Unlike the Arctic, which is mostly water surrounded by land, Antarctica is land surrounded by water. 50 million years ago, it was filled with green and life, but then over […]
After a six-day work week, everyone eagerly looks forward to a day off and Sunday Brunch as the weekend rolls around- I suspect most are equally excited about Crary Lab […]
Ben’s first trip to the Ice.
October 16th, aboard the USAF C17 After spending yesterday at the Clothing Distribution Center (the other CDC) training and getting outfitted with extreme cold weather (ECW) gear, we headed out […]
Well, we’re off! Our team of 8 has met up at LAX from various parts of the country for the impending 14-hour flight to Brisbane, Australia. After a bit of a […]