Jack and his team of scientists off to Greenland...
Wind still blowing hard so they wait to dig out....
Temps finally creeping up!
Jack and team make a 10 am take-off to Summit Camp...more
See updated answers to student questions
The snow photochemistry is waking up too!
All made it to Summit and starting to unpack...
|. PM - finally the wind drops... |
Check out the Summit Zoo animals!
Also Barry's cloud cam is now online.
Even with wind chills of -50-60F manychoose individual sleeping tents...
Finally nice enough to dig out the bridge and move the Bally...
Heavy hoar frost and a mountain of quiviat!
Drifting snow promises to be a constant problem...
Time to dig a pit where the sampler was..
Windy Sunday shading experiments...
|3/20/04 Still cold and clear. Marc climbs the tower... |
First shading experiment of the season...
Zoe and Dave go catch some firn cores...
|3/22/04 windchill of -65C (-86F)!! |
| 4/4/04 |
Barry skidoos out to the CU AWS..
Herc flight bringing teacher Nikki & fresh veggies!!
|3/23/04 Just as the science team were ready to start real science they wake up to a "white-out".... |
Dave takes his turn as House Mouse...
Donna digs out....
Steve digs too...
|3/23/04 Near dusk - the winds are down enough to go outside. To a totally new landscape.. |
Jack forced to quit early as temps plummet to -47C....
Teacher Nikki spends the day working with Kelly and Jack...
|3/24/04 Winds are backto normal and the sun is out - yea! |
More tiresome drifting...
Nice weather day!
The team are making real measurements- yea!...
More shading experiments...
FINAL SAMPLING DAY!!
It's still wndy - Jack's mist chamber keeps freezing...
Carl the mechanic evacuated due to severe back pain
Camp BBQ and surprise batchelorette party for Kelly...
Cold & clear this morning, -47C. so more outside work possible..
The temp. trends ever downward!
Everything is packed and loaded and the team leaves Summit!
Wind > 22 kts meaning blowing snow + drifts....
Saturday night is Pizza Night!
Camp lets its hair down for an Easter Feast & Birthday party...
It proves to be the perfect event for getting the napmeister into fine napping form!