Author Archive for Brice Loose

Three more classrooms!

This is an amendment to the first blog post about classrooms.   Julie Parno from CRREL has been aboard the PIPERS cruise, participating in sea ice research, including LIDAR scans of the ice surface (Check out Julie’s previous post here!). Before the…

Two Crew Members Aboard the NBP

We’ve posted a lot about the cool (pun) science and life as a scientist aboard the NBP, but the science party represents less than half of the crew aboard the NBP (actually, we’re called guests). Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), the…

Katabatic Wind Event!

Well, it happened. We finally made it to Terra Nova Bay, and as we entered we ran smack into a katabatic wind event. To recap, these are strong winds that blow off the Antarctic continent, typically lasting for 12 –…

PIPERS faceboard

  Meet the faces of NBP17-04:  The crew of RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer, the amazing technical staff from the Antarctic Science Contract (ASC) and of course the science team.  Also updated to the Science Team page (http://geotracerkitchen.org/pipers/?page_id=43).