Seeking Shelter near Elephant Island

Dec 12, 2017 - National Geographic Orion


Today was an at-sea day aboard National Geographic Orion.  Although we had no activities planned for off the ship, we kept busy with presentations, photo projects, and enjoying the relatively gentle seas.  We also had an incredible opportunity to view a massive tabular iceberg from the bow of our ship.  And, of course, we ate far too many desserts.

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Andy Szabo

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Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Andy moved from the whale-impoverished shores of Lake Ontario to the west coast of British Columbia to pursue his passion for marine mammals and marine biology.  Andy received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Victoria, and was subsequently awarded his doctorate through the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University.  His graduate work focused on the maternal behavior and foraging ecology of Southeast Alaskan humpback whales; however, he has also participated in studies focused on other marine mammals, including blue, fin, grey, sperm and killer whales.

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Ross Weinberg

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Born in Hollywood with a camera in his hand, Ross is a Los Angeles-based documentary filmmaker and photographer who is inspired by a good cause and strives to raise awareness wherever he can through his pictures and films.

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