Transportation is a challenge.
Under the sea ice - the glow is kelp.
A Weddell Seal - yet to see a penguin.
They have spent their time getting trained on safety and snowmobile repair, packing up equipment, labeling sample containers, sorting food, and having a blast. Tomorrow (Thursday for them), if the weather holds, they will be flying out on a C-130 plane to the WAIS divide camp, where they will begin collecting samples and cataloging the research that Landon will spend the next 18 months studying and analyzing. Luckily, he'll do that part at home.