Additional Training
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Additional Training

Participants of the United States Antarctic Program can find online or file-based training below. If you have been directed to view any of the training below, please notify your supervisor or USAP representative once completed.


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Light Vehicle Driver Safety Training Video

Posted May 24, 2018

The Driver Safety Training video demonstrates proper procedures for operating and maintaining light vehicles at McMurdo Station. This includes the vehicle inspection checklist, starting, manuevering, and parking, as well as operating the vehicle on multiple surfaces.

McMurdo Dry Valleys ASMA Training - Overnight Stays Preview

McMurdo Dry Valleys ASMA Training - Overnight Stays

Posted July 20, 2018

The McMurdo Dry Valleys Antarctic Specially Managed Area (ASMA), supports many visitors and overnight stays each year. This video provides general guidelines for personal behavior during overnight stays in the Dry Valleys ASMA. Topics include safety, camp protocol, keeping repetitive human activity to a defined area, eliminating the introduction of non-native species, fuel and waste handling, and more.

McMurdo Dry Valleys ASMA Training - Day Trips Preview

McMurdo Dry Valleys ASMA Training - Day Trips

Posted July 20, 2018

The McMurdo Dry Valleys ecosystem contains irreplaceable geological and biological features that could be easily and irreversibly damaged by human activity. This video explains the different zones in the Dry Valleys, the restrictions in place at each, and expected conduct to be followed. Topics include safety, camp protocol, spill and release procedures, preventing the disturbance of natural features, and more.