Being Left – A Guide To Staying Home When Someone You Know Is In The Arctic

Being Left – A Guide To Staying Home When Someone You Know Is In The Arctic

When your loved one takes off for the Great White North, there are a lot of emotions, worries and fears. However, as with any difficult…

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The glory of snail mail: arctic connections

The glory of snail mail: arctic connections

So you’re leaving home for several weeks. If you’re doing research then time will likely fly and creep at various times. It’s those slow days…

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Firearms, safety and being a woman

Firearms, safety and being a woman

Perhaps this post is targeted at a very small group of people but if can help just one person, then I feel I’ve done my…

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Going to the Arctic? "But what will I wear?"

Going to the Arctic? “But what will I wear?”

So you’re headed into a technician job, research position, and/or field season of some kind; and you’re going to be away from conveniences like grocery…

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Travel in the Arctic: leave without a trace by helicopter

Travel in the Arctic: leave without a trace by helicopter

The best way to get around in an area with rugged terrain, no roads and sometimes a very wet surface; is by helicopter. Now, I’m…

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Twin Otter to the Tundra

Twin Otter to the Tundra

We made it! After a few mornings of anxious waiting, we finally got the call, “Get your truck and get down here, you’re all leaving…

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