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STEM Education Blog: Nicole Trenholm- Field Scientist
We are on fire! I am just thrilled that we are finally back to 24 hour operations in the ice, mapping Inglefield glacial fjord’s seafloor and comparing the subsurface temperatures lurking in front of the glaciers. I am kind of the boat’s fortune teller. I wake up every 5 hours for my watch and I […]
There is more on my mind than just puppies and icebergs. Getting through Baffin Bay was a piece a cake except when I interpreted the radar returns in heavy fog as scattered noise and a wall of ice appeared out of the mist. The marine debris trawl samples are always full of life but barren […]
Expedition Blog: Matt Rutherford- Expedition Leader
As I write this my hands are covered in oil and grime. Nikki still has some oil on her face making her look more like a coal miner than a sailor. We hardly notice after everything else we have been though. Since my last blog we had a good weather window and spent 10 days […]
The weather has been crazy this year. Normally Northwest Greenland has very little wind in the summer months. If there is strong wind it’s out of the north, but usually it doesn’t blow hard for long. This year its been one storm after another, with all of the winds out of the south. We have […]