Trash or Treasure?
As humans have explored the Antarctic wilderness further, their impact on it has become more problematic. For instance, in 1974 I traveled to a Lake Vanda in Wright Valley across…
In 2014, I retired from the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, where I taught geology for 37 years.
In the course of my career, I was Principal Investigator on a series of geological research projects funded by the Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, covering more than 1,200 miles of the Transantarctic Mountains. I twice served as Chief Scientist for large, remote, helicopter-supported camps (1981-82, northern Victoria Land; 2010-11, central Transantarctic Mountains.)