Visiting an ice cave near Mt. Erebus that has formed inside a glacier.Read the post...
Archives: November, 2009
We’ve had a break in the weather this past week and a number of flights that had previously been delayed have been able to make it into the camp. I am still in McMurdo but I have a flight scheduled for Monday the 30th. While my time in McMurdo has been fun I am much [...]Read the post...
Over the past two days I’ve been attending “Happy Camper School” where I learned how to set up a camp and survive out in cold, windy Antarctica. I made a short video about the camp and my accommodations for the night.
Also, if you wondering, the camera battery got really cold during the night [...]
Yesterday I finally made it to Antarctica after waiting for a flight from Christchurch, New Zealand. Christchurch is the staging point for most people headed to the Antarctic continent and McMurdo Station. People head to the Antarctic Peninsula and Palmer Station usually take off from Chile.
Before leaving for Antarctica everyone is issued Extreme Cold Weather [...]
Who am I?
I am PhD student in geology at Oregon State University where I study how carbon dioxide has varied in the past. You can learn more about the OSU ice core lab. I grew up in Boardman and St. Helens, Oregon and went the college at the University of Chicago.
What will I be doing?