Most of our frozen samples from Antarctica arrived today. Although they were packed in small boxes, each box came wrapped in layers of insulation and ice packs that practically quadrupled the volume. Many thanks to Michael Davis and the rest of Science Cargo for getting this batch of samples to us still safely frozen!
Our project’s second field season has come to an end, and the team is all of the ice and back to the lands of flowers, fresh vegetables, and fast internet. But this is just the beginning of much of the hard work. Our samples are on their way to Colorado, and in the weeks ahead … More Off the ice
During the final rush of logistics to pack, ship, and clean laboratories and dorm rooms when the Antarctic research season ends, it can be easy to get dragged down in the details and lose sight of what a special place this is to work. Observation Hill (or “Ob Hill,” for short) is visible from the … More Remembering