Snow on ice

Local people tell us that when the snow comes right after the sea begins to freeze, it can keep the ice from thickening. It may seem strange to think of snow keeping something warm. Snow traps air, however, just like a fluffy comforter on a bed or the modern insulation in the outside walls of […]

Will Steger – (Part 1) Preparing to leave Qik…

Leaving on March 31 – weather dependent Weather reminiscent of an early Minnesota winter Crossing Home Bay Good conditions for ring seal population Poor travel conditions expected Learn more: Click here to read about ringed seals on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website.