CMDR Ferris continues to attend the morning meetings at the request of Administrator Peabody. Lt. JG Ring has been handling security assignments, coordinating with Administrator Peabody to ensure all groups leaving Base Camp have a security detail assigned. Lt. JG McAllister and his team have been conducting the ground survey of the Beta site as an alternate colony settlement site.
Dr. Nash, the meteorologist, has indicated to Administrator Peabody and CMDR Ferris that a period of inclement weather is beginning. Scattered showers have begun to fall in the afternoon hours and Dr. Nash feels that the rain might increase over the next few days. For the duration of the weather system CMDR Ferris has ordered all expeditions to remain within ten kilometers of Base Camp.