2012-2013 Science Planning Summaries
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Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) activities

Program Manager:
Ms. Margaret Knuth

NSF Agreement

ASC POC/Implementer:
Brian Johnson / John Rand

Ms. Renee Melendy (Principal Investigator)

US Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab
Hanover, New Hampshire

Supporting Stations:  McMurdo Station
Research Locations:  

Project Description:
The Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) activities encompass engineering and basic research in support of a variety of projects at both McMurdo and South Pole stations. At McMurdo Station, CRREL supports ground-penetrating radar (GPR) work with the South Pole Traverse (SPoT) and support for the McMurdo Station airfields. CRREL also provides general engineering analysis for projects at McMurdo and South Pole.

Field Season Overview:
Seven team members will deploy at various times, and to various locations throughout the season. They will use trucks, tracked vehicles and snowmobiles.

Deploying Team Members:

  • Russ Alger
  • Lynette Barna (Team Leader)
  • Robert Davis
  • Allan Delaney
  • Margaret Knuth (Co-PI)
  • Joel, Jr Kunnari
  • Kevin Wilson

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