Bellingshausen Sea

Derya on November 27th, 2010

The penguins continue to visit us on the ice. They are very confident, they walk right up to you and try to understand what you are. We usually work on a square grid of 100 x 100 meters, and the go from one corner of that square to another, visiting everyone and then going back […]

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Derya on November 27th, 2010

7 lives in SeaBed, that is. A couple of days ago when we were on our 6th station, SeaBED disappeared again. We had information that it had completed its mission, both from the acoustic communications and from how much time had elapsed since its beginning, but around the time it was supposed to come back […]

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Derya on November 22nd, 2010

My cabinmate Kerri said it best: “Today I felt like I got my butt kicked by Antarctica”. (Kerri is in special group of people on the JCR known as ‘the Canadians’, all of whom have significant sea ice experience.) To recap, we finished our work in the Weddell Sea and headed south into the Bellingshausen […]

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Derya on October 24th, 2010

This map that I downloaded from geology.com shows an overview of Antarctica and the different bases, in red. I drew a green arrow towards Rothera.

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