July 14, 2016
Entances to the hidden trenches.
Looking to the West of camp you see a small entrance, two small tents and a lot of bamboo pole flags. This is all you see of the hidden sub snow surface science- and drill trenches that are the main scientific work area of the EGRP project. The tents contain a staircase and a lift to the trenches. Next week the drilling will start in the drill trench and we are looking forward to welcome the drillers on Sunday.
What have we done today:
Ad. 4: The traffic to the cupula has increased with the polar bear watch schedule that we keep going until 17 July where we get additional safety equipment to camp.
Weather today: Ground fog in the night lifting at 04:00 local, mostly clear sky and sun the rest of the day. Temperature -18°C last night increasing to -8°C during the afternoon and dropping to -19°C in the evening. Wind around 10 kn all day from SW.
FL, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen