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 worked as a field assistant at Aurora Basin, cutting, scraping and analysing ice cores.

During 2013/14, Mana spent two months in Antarctica, including six weeks in the field at Aurora Basin. Review her blog to learn more about life in an ice core field camp.