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Just another day in the office

After Sunday’s drama recovering the Jaguar underwater vehicle from beneath the ice, it seemed like the weekend was over, and it was more like a routine, back-to-work Monday. Weekends on research expeditions?—that’s a joke. In the Arctic, with its 24-hour daylight, there aren’t even any evenings and nights. Heck, it’s 3:33 a.m., the sun is shinning brightly for a change, and I’m in my office in a shipping container strapped on the fourth deck of the icebreaker Oden, pecking away on the old laptop. Work on a research ship in the Arctic is hardly what anyone would call routine.

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