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CWU scientists explore Antarctic ice

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ELLENSBURG — 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 camping in the cold in solitude.

“There’s really great questions and interesting geology, and it’s just really…

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