The thousands of feet of ice that cover most of the Antarctic continent present a challenge for geologists hoping to study what lies beneath, but two Central Washington University scientists have built their careers on doing just that.
Field research in Antarctica requires months of preparation, days of travel, lots of waiting for the weather to cooperate, and a fondness for both camping in the cold and solitude.
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Photo of CWU Geological Science Professors Audrey Huerta and Paul Winberry by Kate Prengaman, Yakima Herald-Republic
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