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Humans of the GI - Veronika Döpper

Veronika Döpper along the George Parks Highway.
Josh Hartman

What’s an accomplishment of yours that you’re proud of?
“That I planned and organized the trip to Alaska to do field work. I’m really excited to do it right now because I think this will really be a huge step in my career.”

What’s your favorite thing about Alaska so far?
“The smell of the trees on the street. If you go out, you can smell the needles of the trees.”

Along the George Parks Highway with Veronika Döpper, a permafrost scientist who traveled from Germany to do field research over the summer with the GI’s Snow, Ice & Permafrost research group.