Archive for the 'Bering Sea'

Turning the Tables

I visited Lawrence University in Wisconsin a few months ago to give a talk about my Bering Sea adventure. While I was there, I also met with student...
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science, journalism, and knitting on ice

This afternoon at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, I’m giving a talk with the clever title “Science, Journalism and Knitting...
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book! book! book!

Fantastic photographer Chris Linder has a new photography book, Science on Ice, about four expeditions to the cold and icy parts of our planet....
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blogger in the Arctic

A few weeks ago I got a call from Haley Smith Kingsland, a student at Stanford who was getting ready to be the blogger for a research cruise on the...
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bering sea haiku

I first set foot on the USCGC Healy a year ago today. To mark this anniversary, I present: haiku. Eat a big breakfast Put on the waterproof suit ...
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photographer in antarctica

Chris Linder, the photographer who took me to the Bering Sea, is on another adventure – in Antarctica on an Artists & Writers grant....
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why you don’t leave a car for six weeks

I learned a ton of awesome things when I was in the Bering Sea this spring. I also learned one important lesson when I got home: Don’t leave...
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seasons

Several people have asked if it was strange coming back from the Bering Sea, where I considered 35 degrees Fahrenheit to be seriously balmy, to D.C.,...
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links-a-million

I’m finding myself kind of homesick for the Healy, so here are some of the links I’ve used to drown my sorrows. Simone Welch, an...
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home sweet home

I’m home! I’m home! And I’m totally jetlagged. This seemed wimpy to me, because it’s all the same country, right? I just flew...
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