Sunday, February 19, 2012

Setting up our lab on the tundra

This weekend we started setting up our instruments in the lab on Cake Eater Road outside of Barrow on the tundra near the Barrow Environmental Observatory ("undisturbed" land). 

View toward Barrow from the tundra
Sunrise on the tundra
View from the road toward our lab
Unloading crates from the back of the truck and onto the sled to take them to the lab.  Thank you to Eric, Tony, and Glenn Roy for all of your help!
Loading the chemical ionization mass spectrometer onto the sled

Cake Eater Lab (aka our new home)
Inside the Cake Eater Lab
Bonus Photos!
Tonight we had baked trout, brown rice, and broccoli for dinner in our hut.  The baked trout, prepared by Kyle, was super yummy!


  1. I'm so jealous, wish I were there! Hope you have a great time up there - I'll be following the blog for sure!

    1. Thanks so much! We wish you could be here with us too! You are here in spirit though because "my" parka has your name on it!