Kat Long ’97

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Kat Long ’97 is working on a biography of her ancestor William Scoresby, a 19th century Arctic explorer and whaling ship captain who is considered the first polar scientist. Kat has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise money for a book research trip to England. While there, she plans to investigate his personal letters and scientific discoveries, which are helping today's scientists understand climate change.