Tag Archives: weather
There’s so much snow around here that it sometimes can escape notice, but that’s not been the situation for the last few weeks. Early on a Sunday morning nearly four weeks ago, we had a problem with the Rodwell pump. So … Continue reading
Today, it got bright and windy enough to justify switching back to the tinted lenses. Feels much more like summer out!
Some of the longest-running Science goals here at S Pole involve observing the weather and atmosphere. Much of that research is done using sondes launched with large helium balloons. Depending on what is being measured by a particular launch, different … Continue reading
A few people have asked about the clothes we wear down here, I guess boots are as good a place as any to start. We get issued a pair of insulated boots on the way down here along with the rest … Continue reading
One of several moderately insane annual events here is there marathon. It’s generally held after Christmas, but one of the chief organisers will be leaving in a few days, so this year it was held early. There was a signup … Continue reading
It’s Sunday, and my seventh day here at Pole. We tend to work 6-day weeks here, with Sunday being the day off. It felt good to sleep in, especially knowing that an excellent brunch is served up Sunday mornings! Brunch … Continue reading