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Re: Is it difficult to first adjust to going to the Arctic to do research?


From: "Douglas Causey" <answer8@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Subject: Re: Is it difficult to first adjust to going to the Arctic to do research?
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 13:19:37 -0400

Ted Schultz
Research Entomologist
Smithsonian Institution
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From: onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov <onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 1998 12:13 PM
Subject: Is it difficult to first adjust to going to the Arctic to do
research?


>Janelle M. asks this Question:
>
>Is it difficult to first adjust to going to the Arctic to do research?
>
>
>Answer:
>
>Hi Janelle:  Well, it depends where in the Arctic you might do the
research!  Also, when...  As you know, many people live in the Arctic and
think it's a pretty nice place to live.  The most difficult thing to get
used to when you first work in the Arctic is that there is great distances
between towns, and very few people.  If you forgot something, you can't buy
it in the store, because there probably isn't one nearby.  The temperature
in winter is very cold, but that isn't too much of a problem because there
are very good clothing and equipment now available.

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