15 Feb '12, 5pm

Another field season on the Antarctic ice comes to an end. Blog from @NASAGoddard scientists.

Another field season on the Antarctic ice comes to an end. Blog from @NASAGoddard scientists.

Lora and Ludo, back in the office at NASA Goddard, point at where in Antarctica their snowmobile traverse took place. I am feeling a little sad as I write this post. I always do when writing the last post of a research season. Being able to share my science is one of my favorite parts of my job. I assume some of you looked at our blog’s photos and thought “they’re crazy,” while others started planning how they too could get to Antarctica. Either way, I hope you have found this blog interesting, entertaining and inspiring and that you learned a bit about how we measure snow accumulation in Antarctica. For some quick updates: Jessica, Randy, and Clem are back home in Utah, Michelle is on her way back to Copenhagen, and Ludo and I are back at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. Our radar gear has already arrived from Antarctica and has been packed away in the lab to wait...

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