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Mountaineers Ned Corkran and John Loomis examine a crack near an iceberg that is frozen in the sea ice close to Cape Evans, Ross Island. Get Cracking
Features / Operations
Thursday November 20, 2014

Between the few brief months when the sea ice in McMurdo Sound finally solidifies and then starts to fall apart again, scientists and support personnel move back and forth across its ice-covered surface. It's up to local mountaineers to monitor the sea ice for safety.
Storms in October brought high winds that caused blowing snow at McMurdo Station more often than not through most of the month. Whiteout
Features / Life on the Ice
Thursday November 06, 2014

There have been few pauses between a string of relentless storms in October that brought strong winds and snow to the Ross Island region since the first planes of summer arrived. The bad weather may have a relationship with the phenomenon known as the El Nino and Southern Oscillation.

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