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. IceCube will open unexplored wavelength bands for astronomy using neutrinos as cosmic messengers. The project is an international collaboration and the University of Wisconsin Madison serves as the host institution providing oversight and staffing.
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