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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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And onto the ice sheet I go…

The last few days have been knackering, but enjoyable. All the equipment has been tested, we’ve made the last of the logistical arrangements and we have completed the necessary survival training. Our practice camp was a beautiful success, pitched on … Continue reading

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