Dispatches from the Bottom of the Earth: An Antarctic Expedition in Search of Lost Mountains Encased in Ice

Robin Bell
November 12, 2008

The Future of the Poles | Scientific American

Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet and will be updating Scientific American readers regularly. Following are her initial thoughts as she--and her team--prepare to set off.

Read the blog post here.

Robin Bell in Antarctica. Photo: Robin Bell (LDEO)