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Training and preparation for Antarctic field work

Soon after arriving at Scott Base, we had dinner and were briefed about the base. The next few days involved long (12-14 hour) days of Antarctic Field Training (AFT), as well as science and camp preparation. This started with an … Continue reading

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Camp gossip

Having recently returned from the field, I thought I’d share some goings on from camping in Antarctica. Each of our camps were set-up the same. We had our main Polar Pyramid tent (for communal morning and evening cooking and warmth), … Continue reading

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Tales from the expedition

Although I could probably write up my experiences of this research expedition as a small book, I’ll try to keep it concise and refrain from using autobiographical emotional language or make it sound like a survival handbook. To be honest, my … Continue reading

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