The 2003 Alcoa expeditioners share their unique experiences.


Diary Links

Marshall Olson's Diary


Marshall Olson from Alcoa's Badin, North Carolina (USA) location investigates the rainforest caterpillars' defenses.
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Frank Cicela's Diary


Frank Cicela from Crawfordsville, Indiana (USA) also ventures to the Costa Rican rainforest to study caterpillars.
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Véronique Ansermet's Diary


Véronique Ansermet from Lausanne, Switzerland works to save the leatherback turtle.
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Joe Porter's Diary


Joe Porter from Riverdale, Iowa (USA) also heads to St. Croix for the leatherback turtle expedition.
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Janice Schrader's Diary


Janice Schrader from Newburgh, Indiana (USA) monitors the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.
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Robert Smet's Diary


Robert Smet from Badin, North Carolina (USA) helps reconstruct the human history of Kentucky's Mammoth Cave.
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Andrew Elliott's Diary


Andrew Elliott from Wheaton, Illinois (USA) helps survey the butterflies of Vietnam.
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Mel Fiel's Diary


Set to explore the glaciers of Iceland, Mel Fiel from Alcoa Center, Pennsylvania (USA) experiences a different adventure after he breaks his leg.
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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Current Earthwatch Diaries


Read about the experiences of Alcoa employees who are currently participating in Earthwatch expeditions.
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