Meet Principal Investigator David Harwood


David Harwood is Professor and Stout Chair in Stratigraphy in the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, as well as the Director of the Antarctic Science Management Office at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Learn more about his path to becoming a SALSA Principal Investigator and working in Antarctica. David’s Background David is a … Continue reading Meet Principal Investigator David Harwood

SALSA Borehole Timeline Part 2 of 5: Sampling, Coring, and CTD Casting


December 30th: CTD, Camera, Filter Pump, Niskin, and Multicore CTD with Camera: After reaming (widening and smoothing) the borehole on Dec. 29th, the team met to discuss future sampling plans. We decided to send a second CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) cast to confirm the first cast’s results. To the Science Team’s delight, the CTD showed … Continue reading SALSA Borehole Timeline Part 2 of 5: Sampling, Coring, and CTD Casting

Science Team Begins Field Work and Geophysics Team Completes Research at Whillans Subglacial Lake


SALSA Field Report 12.24.2018 Science Team Update   On December 18th, Drillers Dennis Duling, Ed Krula, and Anatoly Mironov; Scientists John Priscu, Brent Christner, and Ryan Venturelli; and two Marine Technicians arrived to the Mercer Subglacial Lake camp ahead of the rest of the Science Team. After assessing the camp, the Drillers Marine Technicians (MTs) started … Continue reading Science Team Begins Field Work and Geophysics Team Completes Research at Whillans Subglacial Lake

21 Members of the Science Team Arrive at McMurdo Station and Geophysics Team Moves to Whillans Subglacial Lake


SALSA Field Report 12.10.2018 Science Team Update On Thursday, December 6th, 21 members of the science team arrived at McMurdo Station. They are currently undergoing training, packing and unpacking cargo, and testing gear in preparation for their upcoming flight to Subglacial Lake Mercer. The team is busy completing the yearly trainings for field safety and … Continue reading 21 Members of the Science Team Arrive at McMurdo Station and Geophysics Team Moves to Whillans Subglacial Lake

Meet Principal Investigator Brad Rosenheim


Brad Rosenheim is a Principal Investigator for SALSA, and is an Associate Professor in the College of Marine Sciences at the University of South Florida. However, he is no stranger to cold places: he’s been to Antarctica before, grew up in New Jersey, and went to the University of Vermont as an undergraduate. Choosing Science … Continue reading Meet Principal Investigator Brad Rosenheim

Geophysics Team Arrive on Ice / Progress for Drillers and SCINI


SALSA Field Report 11.3.18 The SALSA Surface Geophysics has arrived on ice. The team is lead by SALSA Principal Investigator Helen Fricker who is staying in the US where she will manage the SALSA Geophysics Team, do media and public briefings, continue her role as Science Team member on NASA’s ICESat-2 mission, and take care … Continue reading Geophysics Team Arrive on Ice / Progress for Drillers and SCINI