Exploring Science At The End Of The Earth
December 30, 2011 12:12:00 pm
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December 30, 2011
Tehnuka Ilanko, graduate student, Volcanology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.
Kayla Iacovino, graduate student, Volcanology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.
Chris Linder, author, "Science on Ice: Four Polar Expeditions," Seattle, Wash.
Every year thousands of scientists visit Antarctica. Some study the gas plume from the active volcano, Mount Erebus. Others map the ever-changing ice caves. But they all face the same challenges of working on extreme terrain. Two researchers and a photojournalist discuss how research is done on the frozen continent.