Hello from Tromsø, Norway! After a series of delayed and canceled flights and lost baggage, I finally arrived to join… Read more MOSAiC School Dry Days
I’m elbow deep in fleeces, mittens, and wool socks! This is the 6th time I’ve packed for a multi-week polar… Read more Packing for an Arctic expedition: Two is one, and one is none!
I’m excited to announce that after a few years working on Antarctic lakes, I’m getting back to my Arctic marine… Read more Sights set for the Arctic
Now that I have passed all the medical tests and received my ticket to New Zealand, I can officially announce it… I’M GOING TO ANTARCTICA!!!
Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble… These vials are filled with loosely homogenized brittle stars from… Read more Cauldron bubble…
I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Kaktovik, Alaska—a small Inupiat village located on Barter Island on the coast… Read more Life as an Arctic Oceanographer
Two days ago, my last research cruise of the summer ended and I disembarked in Prudhoe Bay/ Deadhorse on Alaska’s… Read more Deadhorse for a day… Or two… Or three…
I spent the first week of August back aboard the Norseman II for another research cruise! This time, our objective… Read more Sea cucumber surgery
Since my work schedule allowed me a 5-day break between research cruises, my mom flew to Anchorage to go on… Read more Puffins and glaciers and otters OH MY!
My first research cruise of the summer has come to an end and it feels great to stretch my legs… Read more Strange Creatures of the Murky Depths!