Since 2011, I have been spending November to April each year working for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. I work as a Zoological Field Assistant on the penguin and seal long-term monitoring programme. Before this, I spent 2.5 years on the sub-Antarctic island of Bird Island, South Georgia, in the South Atlantic.
This blog gives readers an insight into my day-to-day life in the Antarctic, from my first trip south in 2008 to the present day.
Thursday, 13 August 2009
A few wintery scenes....
Ice around the jetty.
Strange ice formations that resembled trees.
La Roche, with South Georgia behind on a sunny day.
Ice forming on the Jetty (with the still functional jetty bog behind).
Top Meadows with Willis Islands in the background.