2012-2013 Science Planning Summaries
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Spectral and broadband albedo of Antarctic sea-ice types

Program Manager:
Dr. Peter Milne


ASC POC/Implementer:
Addie Coyac / Cara Ferrier

Dr. Stephen Warren (Principal Investigator)

University of Washington
Atmospheric Sciences Dept.
Seattle, Washington

Supporting Stations:  Special Project
Research Locations:  Aurora Australis

Project Description:
This project will measure spectral albedo of Antarctic sea-ice types and light-absorbing impurities in snow on Antarctic sea ice.

Field Season Overview:
Two team members will join the SIPEX-II voyage of the Aurora Australis, as guests of the Australian Antarctic Division. The research will take place from 16 September to 5 November, 2012.

Deploying Team Members:

  • Stephen Warren (PI)
  • Maria Zatko

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Curator: Esther L. Hill PhD, Antarctic Support Contract   |   NSF Official: Alexandra Isern, Office of Polar Programs