December 4th 

Weather: Cloud layer has lifted at Patriot Hills, however wind is up to 25 knots
Dale: Spirits holding

We are on standby to fly. The call came in at 9:30 am that the clouds have lifted but the wind is up – as soon as the wind drops we fly so everyone is on pins and needles waiting.

I went to the Chilean Antarctic Institute and met Dr. Ricardo Jana who is a PhD Glaciologist monitoring the recession/movement of the glaciers on Antarctic. He is also doing core samples to look at global warming. I spent one hour in their library looking at serial maps of the maps/surveys. He is also very interested in telemedicine on the Antarctic continent and monitoring vital signs of researcher/surveyor/climbers.


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