Dispatches from Antarctica – Ice Ho!

David Honig is a graduate student in marine science at Duke University in the lab of Dr. Cindy Van Dover. He is participating in LARISSA, a 2 month multinational expedition to study the causes and consequences of the ice shelf collapse. He will be posting regular updates on the expedition exclusively for Deep Sea News readers!


8 January 2010

Ice ho!

The Palmer is now navigating through tabular icebergs—massive chunks of free-floating ice shelf—as we make our way south through Antarctic Sound to our first work station near Vega Island.

Penguins on an iceberg