2017-2018 USAP Field Season
Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO) - McMurdo
Dr. Mary R Albert
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Supporting Stations: McMurdo Station
The Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO): (1) provides community leadership in ice drilling research and development; (2) identifies new technology needs and plans technology development and funding; (3) acquires new drilling technology to support science objectives for new discoveries; (4) provides the drills, equipment, and drilling expertise needed by the science groups; (5) enhances communication and information exchange related to ice coring and drilling science and technology; and (6) establishes activities in collaboration with the polar science and engineering community to contribute to NSF's strategic goals for desired societal outcomes.
Field Season Overview
Two drilling participants are listed on the SIP for G-192-M (Putkonen, OPP-1445205), and one participant is listed on the SIP for D-551-M (Goodge, OPP-1419935).