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A Guide to your First Summer at Skamnooket Harbor Field Station

August 31, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer This was my sample piece for the McSweeney’s Internet Tendency Column contest. N.B. This is a work of fiction. Hello and congratulations on your first internship at Skamnooket Harbor Field Station! Your summer will be filled with adventure, science, and you’ll certainly be educated on what happens when a group of subjects […]

Following the Ice — And onto the next field season

May 10, 2012 by


Author: Benjamin Linhoff Re-posted by permission of the author. Follow Ben’s journey this field season on Twitter and Facebook. Originally posted for Following The Ice on March 15, 2012. Originally posted here. One night last summer, I rose from my bed, left my tent and walked to the river. It was well past midnight, a […]