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Slideshow: Trips to the Arctic (Ellesmere Island, Iceland, Greenland) by Cassandra Elphinstone · Wednesday, October 14th

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Organized by: Cora Skaien.

Start: Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: BUCH B213

Description:

Cassandra Elphinstone will give a presentation on the Arctic (Ellesmere Island this summer and last summer and Iceland and Greenland four years ago).

 

The Arctic is a special place; once you see it you will never forget its vast beauty, its spectacular peaks and its endless glaciers. Four  years ago during an SOI Arctic (2011) expedition to Iceland, Greenland, and parts of northern Canada I fell in love with the Arctic landscape, its wildlife and its harsh conditions. For the past two summers I have had the amazing opportunity to return to the high arctic, this time to Ellesmere Island (a polar desert). Come hear about six months of camp life with 24 hour daylight, polar bears in camp, miniature plants, and mild frostbite in the middle of summer.

 

Location: BUCH B213

Time: 7:00 PM

Posted: 2015-09-19 17:38:31
Last modified: 2015-10-09 09:14:00