University of Wisconsin Madison
Supporting Stations: South Pole Station
Research Locations: Ice Cube Counting Laboratory
The IceCube neutrino telescope transforms a cubic kilometer of ice into a Cherenkov detector. This long-term project is an international collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving as the host institution and providing oversight and staffing. IceCube opens unexplored wavelength bands for astronomy using neutrinos as cosmic messengers.
Field Season Overview:
Field team member will deploy to Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. On-Ice activities for the 2013-14 austral summer season include maintenance and operations improvements to the existing infrastructure. This work will take place primarily in the IceCube Counting Laboratory (ICL).
Deploying Team Members:
Donald La Dieu