Bumpy Ride

Bumpy Ride

A perfect storm of warm temperatures and a big blow of dust caused disruptions at McMurdo Station’s airfield for nearly two months. It started with a wind storm that scoured Black Island in early December. It finally ended in early February with the return of...
Bumpy Ride

Bumpy Ride

A perfect storm of warm temperatures and a big blow of dust caused disruptions at McMurdo Station’s airfield for nearly two months. It started with a wind storm that scoured Black Island in early December. It finally ended in early February with the return of...
Rightful Place

Rightful Place

A century after the end of the Terra Nova Expedition, a historic artifact from that era will be returned to its rightful place in Antarctica. A set of wooden skis belonging to Edward Atkinson has been donated to New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust. And...
Ultimate Road Trip

Ultimate Road Trip

Talk about the ultimate road trip. The primary South Pole operations Traverse spent nearly 100 days away from McMurdo Station during the 2012-13 season, traveling more than 3,500 miles across the Ross Ice Shelf and East Antarctica to shuttle cargo and fuel....
Parade of Ships

Parade of Ships

Four vessels will visit McMurdo Station as the 2012-13 field season begins to wind down. The parade of ships includes a research vessel and Russian icebreaker, along with cargo and fuel vessels chartered under the Military Sealift Command....
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