Taking Out the Trash

Taking Out the Trash

The Waste Department’s raison d’etre usually comes at the end of every January or beginning of February. That’s when an ocean-going cargo vessel arrives filled with a year’s worth of supplies, most of it carefully loaded into 20-foot containers...
Exchange Program

Exchange Program

The Joint Antarctic School Expedition, a pilot collaboration of the national Antarctic programs of Chile and the United States, brought high school students and teachers to Punta Arenas, Chile, in February 2014....
Taking Out the Trash

Taking Out the Trash

The Waste Department’s raison d’etre usually comes at the end of every January or beginning of February. That’s when an ocean-going cargo vessel arrives filled with a year’s worth of supplies, most of it carefully loaded into 20-foot containers...
Exchange Program

Exchange Program

The Joint Antarctic School Expedition, a pilot collaboration of the national Antarctic programs of Chile and the United States, brought high school students and teachers to Punta Arenas, Chile, in February 2014....
Night Watch

Night Watch

Antarctica is a notoriously difficult place to work in the best of seasons. The extreme cold and months-long darkness of the winter makes it even more difficult. It takes a little ingenuity, in other words, if you want to study the ice-covered lakes of the McMurdo Dry...
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