Ellen Eckert is a post-doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Arts & Science’s department of physics and a member of the department’s Earth, atmospheric and planetary physics group. Below she shares a first-person account of what it was like to conduct research at the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL).
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