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00:03:12
They are many ways that people commute to work in the morning — some by car, or bus, or maybe walk or ride a bike. Getting to work in Antarctica can be just as varied. One of them is by helicopter. This footage was shot during a trip to Westhaven Nunatak, Antarctica.

00:05:19
Landings and take-offs of helicopters, a twin otter airplane, a LC-130 Hercules transport plane; and a shot of a Hagglund tracked vehicle. Transportation used in Greenland to do scientific research.

00:01:28
Greenland, shots taken while flying in a helicopter from the Ilulissat Airport out over the Greenland ice sheet to the remote field camp of researcher Sarah Das.

00:01:09
Shots of the calving front of the Jakobsavn Glacier, Greenland's fastest moving glacier. Includes two shots of Mark Fahnestock's helicopter flying over.