Astrobiologist Dale Andersen Antarctic Status Report 2 November 2021: Traverse To Novo Station

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Novo Station (aerial view)

Winds have picked up and visibility has dropped to under a half a kilometer. White out conditions will likely continue through tomorrow.

Update (later): The winds picked up today and we are more or less in white out conditions now, and maybe tomorrow. Not a bad storm, but not one to work in until the winds drop off.

Hope you saw that we traversed to Novo Station earlier today, about 13 km north of the ice runway at Schrimacher Oasis. It was nice to get out on the snowmobiles and make sure they were in good working order.

All for now, Dale

Reports for this field season and several previous seasons prior to the hiatus due to the global pandemic

- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: November 2021
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: October 2021
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: December 2019
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: November 2019
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: October 2019
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: January 2018
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: February 2018
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: December 2017
- Dale Andersen's Field Reports: November 2017

and

The McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Research Project Life in Extreme Environments; An Antarctic Field Journal by Dale Andersen

Keith Cowing: These updates in 1996 and 1997 were done directly by Dale Andersen while in Antarctica to a webserver in my condo in Reston, Virginia. As best we can tell this was one of the earliest - if not the first - website to be maintained from Antarctica.

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