William Detrich has been making research trips to Palmer Station in Antarctica for more than 30 years. Now, in recognition of his notable discoveries, a small island less than a mile away from the research facility has been commemoratively named after him.
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She will providing a series of guest blog posts about her co-op experience. This is the story of my first Antarctic fishing adventure, in which we collected fish for all…