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Field safety coordinator Philippe Wheelock drives a snowmobile across the ice shelf. Using the flags in tow, he's helping to mark the safe travel routes across the frozen landscape. Podcast: Field Support and Training
Features / Operations
Monday August 10, 2020

In Antarctica, scientists conduct cutting edge research on a harsh and barren continent. It's no easy task, but to help make it happen the U.S. Antarctic Program employs small army of support staff to get these researchers the supplies they need, transport them to where they need to go and keep them safe throughout.
On a hike up to Castle Rock, Sarah Airriess stops to snap a photo of the outcrop. The Worst Journey - and the Best Journey to Create a Polar Expedition Graphic Novel
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Monday June 15, 2020

Artist Sarah Airriess is sharing one of the most celebrated accounts of the golden age of Antarctic exploration with a new generation. The Worst Journey in the World is the acclaimed memoir by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, a member of Robert Falcon Scott's final, ill-fated Antarctic expedition.

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