This photo was taken by Bob Garrott during the 2013 Antarctica research season. The crew are part of the NSF research project on Weddell seals that has been collecting data for about 40 years. From left to right are Brandi Skone, Thierry Chambert, Michael Yarnall, and Joel Forrest. Mount Erebus in the background is an active volcano covered in glacier ice on Ross Island.
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