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An Auspicious Start

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA-- The adventure begins with shuttle ride to SFO (San Francisco International Airport). Already the interest and excitement for the work being done in the Antarctic has helped me along the way... {Read More »}

To the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA--- Today we go! Both McMurdo and WAIS Divide weather are permitting us to fly! Soon I will board a C-130 Hercules and fly for four hours (about 1,000 miles) to the middle of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet.... {Read More »}

The Best of the Seven Continents!

MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA-- On November 18th, we actually got the go ahead to head south! Our C-17 airplane was ready and the weather at McMurdo had finally cleared... {Read More »}

9,000 Miles Down and 2,000 to Go

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND-- After long hours on the plane, crossing the international dateline, and lots of security checkpoints, I have finally traveled the first leg of my long journey!... {Read More »}

It Has Begun!

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND-- On October 23rd I departed for Antarctica from Boston Logan Airport with three of our team members... {Read More »}