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Standing on the Ocean: A Layman's Arctic…

Standing on the Ocean: A Layman's Arctic Adventure

by David W. Fanning

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Expressing the vague desire to “get out of town,” and searching for adventure, David Fanning unexpectedly finds himself on thin ice 125 miles off-shore of Deadhorse, Alaska, taking orders from an 18-year-old girl, and being tormented by the silly songs and puns of the eccentric scientist who leads the small research team he has been hired to help. This funny, detailed, and insightful account of a month spent searching for polar bears and doing oceanographic field research in the Arctic Ocean, will not only give you a better appreciation for how polar research is done, but will certainly convince you to spend your own holiday adventures in a warmer climate.
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Thin ice and polar bears are only two of the dangers of working on the ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Fanning's funny and detailed account of a month spent doing polar research with a small team of oceanographers is sure to convince you to spend your own adventure holidays in a warmer location.
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