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Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 5

Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Currently, she functions as an independent Antarctic ecosystem research scientist collaborating with Jarrod Santora of UC Santa Cruz. 916 more words

Research: Fresh From The Field

Incredible Antarctica Footage Shot With Simple GoPro and Drone Setup

Hard to believe what you can capture these days with such a simple set up.  While the photographer, Kalle Ljung, is a professional he uses the same equipment as your average hobbyist.


Antartica - An Incredible Perspective

Note to self….if traveling Antarctica by sailboat make sure to bring the drone…..

“We started from Ushuaia in Argentina and went to Port Williams in Chile, rounded Cape Horn and crossed the Drake Passage towards the Melchior Islands in Antarctica. 22 more words


2015 CRUISE SHIP SEASON; Vancouver doctor's land and sea adventures as ship physician


More than 800,000 cruise ship passengers and 30 different ships will pass through the Vancouver port this season.

The Alaska cruise season launches April 29 so I thought it would be fun to talk to a local doctor who’s had a lot of experience as an onboard physician. 1,159 more words

Medicine Matters

A new year, a new country

On February 24, 2014 we start our next big trip… circumnavigating (mostly) South America.

We will spend 4 days in Buenos Aires, and sample some of the local scenery, food, and culture. 112 more words


Paying the "Drake Tax"

Monday, February 2, 2015

There’s a saying about the Drake Passage: there are three ways to make the crossing: you can sail on the Drake Lake; you can be thrown around in the Drake Shake; or you can pay the Drake Tax! 256 more words

Travel Generally

Land, ohoy!

Ok, another try to post something. I learned from Facebook that even I got an error message the posting went through (and actually for me it seemed that Facebook posting did not succeed either). 672 more words

Antarctica Cruice