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On their way

Date posted: November 29th, 2015

If I’m counting the hours correctly,  the main body of ANSMET volunteers is in the air over the middle of the pacific right now,  still a couple of hours from their destination.   …Read more.

A love letter to the 2015-2016 field team

Date posted: November 27th, 2015

Field team fun in the Miller Range circa 2009

Dear Jim, Morgan, John, Nina, Brian, Morgan, Ellen and Con,
I’m not going to lie to you-  it’s a little bit heartbreaking to see you all leave for Antarctica without me.   …Read more.

2015-2016 Field Season Preview

Date posted: November 27th, 2015

Welcome to the 2015-2016 ANSMET field season, everybody!   The field season is getting underway and accelerating down the tracks.   John Schutt and Brian Rougeux are already in McMurdo getting our gear together,  and the remainder of the field team are already on their way to Christchurch or leaving in the next 36 hours. …Read more.

Prepping for departure!

Date posted: November 26th, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving ANSMET fans! I’m Nina and I’m testing out our blog before we head south. Here’s what I look like according to this iPad (terrifying, so you know it’s accurate). …Read more.

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