2016-2017 USAP Field Season
OPP/USAP Diving Safety Officer (DSO) and Scientific Diving Control Board (SDCB) visit
Mr. John N Heine
Supporting Stations: McMurdo Station
Project participants will participate in and observe scientific diving operations and dive locker activities and procedures. They will also interact with all of the science groups that are participating in diving operations for the season. The OPP/USAP diving safety officer (DSO) will create an annual report, which is then presented to the Scientific Diving Control Board (SDCB) at the annual meeting in Washington, D.C. the following year. This visit assists the team members in making suggestions for improvements to the diving program.
Field Season Overview
The team will work with three Antarctic Support Contractor (ASC) divers while based at McMurdo Station for six weeks. The group will require Reed-drilled holes in the ice. They will conduct work at established dive sites in the vicinity of McMurdo Station.
Deploying Team Members