On a journey to the Arctic, alumni get a firsthand look at climate change
Author Michael Lemonick.
Author Michael Lemonick.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick
Kapitan Khlebnikov





Kapitan Khlebnikov









The Kapitan Khlebnikov.
The Kapitan Khlebnikov.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick
A Zodiac is readied for an excursion.
A Zodiac is readied for an excursion.
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A polar bear and her cub, stranded for the summer.
A polar bear and her cub, stranded for the summer.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick


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Visit to Uummannaq, Greenland.
Visit to Uummannaq, Greenland.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick
The ship breaking ice, as seen from a helicopter.
The ship breaking ice, as seen from a helicopter.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick
An iceberg off the coast of  Qilakitsoq, Greenland.
An iceberg off the coast of Qilakitsoq, Greenland.
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Michael D. Lemonick, a lecturer in astrophysics and in the Prince-ton Environmental Institute, was a senior science writer at Time magazine for more than 20 years. He is now on the staff of Climate Central, a climate-change think tank based in Princeton.
View from the bow.
View from the bow.
Photos courtesy Michael Lemonick