Aurora Basin blog announcement
This week marks the arrival of the traverse team at Aurora Basin where there will soon be a hive of activity with the ice core drilling project underway throughout the summer. A number of scientists and support staff are currently located at Casey station eagerly awaiting air transport to Aurora Basin.
Mana Inoue is a PhD student at the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperate Research Centre and the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania. She is working as a field assistant at Aurora Basin where she will be cutting, scraping and analysing ice cores.
Mana will spend two months in Antarctica, including six weeks in the field at Aurora Basin. Follow her blog to learn more about life in an ice core field camp.
Read the Aurora Basin blog.