A momentous day – last training (maybe)

Profiling Cracks to quantify how safe the sea ice is. That is Ross Island in the background on which McMurdo Station sits.

After almost 2 weeks, we have finally (I think) finished our 24 required trainings for fieldwork in Antarctica. Today was Chainsaw day but they have been as varied as waste sorting to helicopter riding in (although we don’t have any Helo time scheduled for this trip.) It is a good feeling since now we can get down to science.

Moon over Mount Discovery. I never get tired of this view.
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