WISSARD Timeline and Schedule
2010/2011 Field Season - COMPLETED!
November - January: Small field team collect surface geophysics data at Lake Whillans.
2011/2012 Field Season - COMPLETED!
November - January: Small field teams collect surface geophysics data at grounding zone, and perform preparations on drill and traverse equipment.
2012/2013 Field Season
August - December: Assemble traverse, drill and science components in McMurdo.
December: Shakedown and test WISSARD equipment at ANDRILL MIS site.
December - January: Traverse heavy equipment to Lake Whillans.
January - February: Drill and sample SLW-Deep site.
February: Return traverse to McMurdo Station.
2013/2014 Field Season
November: Traverse to Whillans Ice Plain.
November - January: Drill and sample multiple sites around Lake Whillans and the grounding zone.
February: Return traverse to McMurdo.
Last Updated: January 2013