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Contributed photoEast Carolina University faculty member and conservation director Susanne Grieve proudly displays an ECU flag at New Zealand's Scott Base in Antarctica. She spent eight months in 2012 leading a team preserving artifacts left behind on the frozen continent by explorers.
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Contributed photoEast Carolina University faculty member and conservation director Susanne Grieve proudly displays an ECU flag at New Zealand's Scott Base in Antarctica. She spent eight months in 2012 leading a team preserving artifacts left behind on the frozen continent by explorers.

ECU Notes: Faculty preserves artifacts

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An East Carolina University faculty member has had a once-in-a-lifetime experience — again.

Susanne Grieve, director of conservation at ECU, lived and worked in Antarctica for eight months in 2012 through the Antarctic Heritage Trust, a nonprofit organization based in New Zealand. The trust is responsible for the preservation of four expedition bases on Antarctica that were funded by the British Antarctic Society.


Grieve first went to Antarctica in 2008 after seeing a posting on a discussion list for conservators.

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