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Visitors on the Antarctic Plateau

HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE-- In the middle of our traverse, we had the rather surreal experience of being visited by a French film crew making a documentary about research work in Antarctica. The crew flew in on a Basler... {Read More »}

Meet Lou, Our Driller

HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE-- Lou is our amazing driller for the traverse. Luckily for us, she is one of the best drillers in the business, having worked both in Greenland and Antarctica... {Read More »}

Meet Svein, Our Mechanic

HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE-- On a 4 month trip across Antarctica with 12 people, everyone has a pretty crucial job to perform. But some of us are more essential... {Read More »}

Devil Snow

RECOVERY LAKES, ANTARCTICA-- We've spent the last 3 weeks, the majority of our science days, in a region known as Recovery Lakes, or the Lake District as we affectionately call it. This system of several lakes, recently discovered, are subglacial-- that is, they are below... {Read More »}


RECOVERY LAKES, ANTARCTICA-- The last month has been a blur of flying snow from my shovel and endless white vistas seen from the windscreen of Jack, the finicky TL6 Berco I take turns driving. Even now, as Ole, our traverse doctor, drives Jack, I am typing in the back seat... {Read More »}

Ripple in Still Water…

RECOVERY LAKE ‘B’, ANTARCTICA– We are currently camped out in the Recovery Lakes region, and one of the main features of the snow surface is that it is flat, flat, flat... {Read More »}