2013-2014 Science Planning Summaries
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Management and operations of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory 2016-2021

Program Manager:
Dr. Vladimir Papitashvili

Event Number: A-333-S

ASC POC/Implementer:
Judy Shiple / Leah Street / Paul Sullivan

Dr. Francis Halzen (Principal Investigator)
http://icecube.wisc.eduExternal Non U.S. Government Site

University of Wisconsin Madison
Physics Department
Madison, Wisconsin

Supporting Stations:  South Pole Station
Research Locations:  Ice Cube Counting Laboratory

Project Description:
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:

  • Gonzalo Arevalo
  • Ralf Auer
  • Vladimir Brik
  • Obed Castillo
  • Michael DuVernois
  • Benjamin Eberhardt
  • Jacob Feinzeig
  • David Glowacki
  • Kael Hanson
  • John Kelley
  • Donald La Dieu
  • Andrew Laundrie
  • John Richards
  • Mike Richman
  • Perry Sandstrom
  • Tania Wood

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