Schedule

Team arriving at Pegasus airfield near McMurdo

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