A Day Away

January 15, 2010  |   Antarctic Peninsula Project, Blog   |   admin  |   0 Comment

Anticipating a late afternoon flight to King George Island, most of the group went out for a quick lunch.  But some of us were too keyed up to be hungry.  The University of Maryland´s Jay Gregg stood guard over the laptops the scientists had left in the dining room of the hostal.  Les Werner, the Wisconsin professor, was seated on ...

Noon But Not Quite High

January 14, 2010  |   Antarctic Peninsula Project, Blog   |   admin  |   0 Comment

Three scientists talking: "How fast do trees grow in your model?" "I can make them grow very fast in my model." "But I can´t in my model." The Hostal Bustamente is two blocks from the beach, a two-story building that I gather goes back to the days before the Panama Canal when Punta Arenas was a major port.  Two Chilean presidents ...

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