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Investigating the polar regions from the inside out

December 2010

Halfway Through the Season!

Current Location: Byrd Camp, West Antarctica Current Weather: -15º C. Winds at 11 knots. Christmas decorations are often tucked away behind cellar doors. I remember digging out the tree, the ornaments, the lights– a responsibility that was inevitably passed on to me based on the fact that I was small enough to shuffle around the …
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Greetings from Byrd Camp!

Current location: Byrd Surface Camp, West Antarctica (80º South) Current weather: Winds at 16 knots. -25º C The wind that greeted us at Byrd Surface Camp on Monday afternoon was a true Antarctic welcome to our deep field camp! Ferocious and unrelenting, we stashed our gear in the tents and enjoyed a warm meal prepared …
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