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Dale Andersen's Field Reports: January 2018


Dale Andersen sent this via inReach from Lat -69.47328 Lon 39.604897 on 30 January 2018 at 1:42:16 AM EST: "Hi Keith, we moved back to the Kizahashi Hut on Skarvsnes Island yesterday afternoon. We will start winding down the science and will begin packing up the camp soon."

Dale Andersen sent this via Iridium on January 28, 2018 1:27:35 PM EST "Keith: We had a busy day here today, diving Lake Skallen. The lake had retained about half its ice-cover which made searching for and retrieving instrumentation a bit more difficult."

Dale Andersen sent this message via InReach from Lat -69.673748 Lon 39.402809 at on 26 January 2018 at 12:33:21 PM EST: "Hi Keith, we made it over to Skallen earlier today during a break in the weather. Once we began snowing again so we scrambled to get gear organized and tents up."

Dale Anderson sent this message at 8:06:43 AM EST on 24 January 2018: "Keith: We completed the work at Lake Naga and are all back at our camp now."

Dale Anderson sent this message at 2:53:16 PM EST on 23 January 2018: "Keith: We dove in Naga Ike (Lake Naga) a few days ago to retrieve instrumentation that had been set out a year ago."

Dale Anderson sent this message from Lat -69.473398 Lon 39.604533 at 11:17:09 AM EST January 15, 2018 11:17:09 AM EST "Keith, quick note to provide you with our current location at The Kizahashi Hut located at Skarvsnes, one of the islands of the archipelago."

10 January 2018: Southbound For Antarctica: I am now back in Cape Town, South Africa awaiting tomorrow's flight to the ice runway at Novolazarevskaya Station on the Antarctic continent.