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A Blustery Day on South Georgia Island

A Blustery Day on South Georgia Island

March 3, 2014 Matt Kennedy, Staff Photographer and Multimedia Producer “Difficulties are just things to overcome” –Sir Ernest Shackleton To those familiar with the trials and misfortunes met by explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and the men of the Trans-Antarctic Imperial...
Penguin Cams at Brown Bluff

Penguin Cams at Brown Bluff

The Antarctic Peninsula separates the warm maritime climate of the Bellingshausen Sea to the west and the cold, dry continental climate of the Weddell Sea to the east. Thus far, we have been traveling and working along the western edge, but this morning, we crossed...
Success on the Antarctic Peninsula

Success on the Antarctic Peninsula

22 February 2014 Dan McGrath, Resident Scientist, Earth Vision Institute The faint glow of the soon to be rising sun welcomes our arrival as we nose into Andvord Bay on the western Antarctic Peninsula. We passed unscathed through the Drake Passage thanks to calm...