• How do people live and work at the bottom of the Earth where it’s 100 degrees below zero, the sun never shines in the winter, and they are faced with surviving blizzards of epic proportions?
  • What is the fate of the Adelie penguins—the bellweather of climate change?
  • What is it like to explore unmapped territories where your footprints will outlive you?

Thursday, December 13th, 2008
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Susan Fox Rogers, editor of Antarctica: Life on the Ice, and several of the book’s contributors answer your questions about this fascinating, forbidden continent. Antarctica: Life on the Ice (Travelers’ Tales, 2007) is a collection of riveting stories written by scientists, professional writers and other individuals who tell their tales about what it’s like to live and work on the ice.

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SUSAN FOX ROGERS’S lifelong fascination with Antarctica began during her childhood as she listened to her father’s stories about the South Pole. Fox Rogers has read nearly everything about Antarctica, and she finally had her chance to live and work on the ice when she spent six weeks at McMurdo Station as part of The National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program. Learn more about Susan Fox Rogers and her work at

Penguinologist DAVID AINLEY has made at least 28 trips to Antarctica to study the fate of the Adelie penguins.

KAREN JOYCE, one of the funniest storytellers on the ice, has spent sixteen seasons in Antarctica and seems to know just about everything that has and is occurring on the ice.

KATY JENSEN, a scientist sent by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to monitor things that might affect the Earth’s atmosphere, has spent more than four years on the ice, including three winters at the South Pole.

GUY GUTHRIDGE — meet the man behind the National Science Foundation’s Artists and Writers Program.

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