989 Fall 2019 A Voyage to Antarctica and South Georgia Island
Monday, 11:50–1:15, Oct. 28
Instructor: Lauren Law
This course will describe a voyage from Buenos Aires, Argentina, along the South American coast to Uruguay and to South Georgia Island, then to several points in Antarctica through Drake’s Passage and back to South America, including Ushuaia, Chiloe Island, Porto Montt, and Santiago, Chile. We will discuss glaciers and icebergs, whales, penguins, sea lions, and seals. You will see a 20-minute video that captures the essence of the trip.
Lauren Law earned a BS from Rutgers University and has worked in pharmaceutical sales. Her interest in teaching this class is the result of a one-month trip to South America, South Georgia Island, and Antarctica. This trip exposed her to the wonders of the coldest continent on earth, the icebergs that break from it, the penguins and sea lions who delight in it, and the whales who swim near it.