Monthly Archives: September 2012

Our dive hut’s first pop in visitor

We had a visitor to our dive hut just before hitting the water today. A Weddell Seal!!! As soon as we  stepped into the hut and closed the door a Weddell Seal pup popped up in our dive hole for … Continue reading

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Tomorrows plan: What we did today but right.

Today wasn’t a bad day by any stretch of the imagination.  We got in the water to do our first science dive, got trained on our vehicle and issued it, and obtained our first samples.  However even though we got … Continue reading

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ICE DIVERS

Like most of my days thus far, today was another day of firsts. I: •    Took my first walk on the frozen ocean •    Took my first ride in a piston bully (snow tracker of sorts) •    Saw my first … Continue reading

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Sundays are slow days here.  Everyone works a six day work week if not more and the big day off is Sunday.  The main focus of the day is an amazing brunch of everything a heart could desire.  Rory and … Continue reading

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On the Up and Up

One of the challenges of arriving at Winfly is that the station is just getting ready for science.  Winfly is a series of five or six flights that come in during a weather window right before the last hurrah of … Continue reading

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