Life at the Pole

Life at the Pole

Week 37 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
The early part of last week at the Pole was a little quiet, with just some troubleshooting stemming from a [...]

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Week 36 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
IceCube’s winterovers spent some time last week on troubleshooting activities at the IceCube Lab, but they didn’t get there in [...]

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Week 35 at the Pole
By Staff | |
It was a fairly calm week at the Pole. The winterovers were again sent to the ICL to cover both [...]

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Meet Elaine Krebs, our 2020 PolarTREC educator
By Alisa King-Klemperer | |
Yes, you read that right. Back in 2019, Elaine Krebs was selected as the next PolarTREC educator to work with [...]

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Week 34 at the Pole
By Staff | |
As the Antarctic winter draws to a close, our winterovers picked up some extra responsibility. Last week opened with a [...]

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Week 33 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
The horizon at the South Pole continues to slowly brighten with every passing day. Unfortunately, the brownouts and blackouts that [...]

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Week 32 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Although the skies were cloudy, the moon shone bright over the IceCube Lab (ICL) last week. IceCube winterovers were paged [...]

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Week 31 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week was action-packed at the South Pole. The beginning of the week had IceCube’s winterovers busy with diagnosing and [...]

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Week 30 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Although it is still night at the South Pole, the sun is making a slow rise toward the horizon, and [...]

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Week 29 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week at the Pole was restful—finally. No Polympics or other competitive sporting events, no emergency response training, no outreach [...]

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Week 28 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
With the Polympics now over, you’d think the winterovers might be resting a bit—but not this crew. Last week at [...]

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Week 27 at the Pole
By Jean DeMerit | |
Last week at the Pole it was still “first work, then play.” The “work” entailed more or less routine monthly [...]

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