Document DetailsThe 1994 Greenland Field Season After Operations Report For NSF-Sponsored Projects
|Authors:||Polar Ice Coring Office - Logistics Department|
One of the primary objectives of Summit Camp this season was to begin phasing down camp operations from the old camp. In previous seasons the Summit Camp supported science and drilling activities for the GISP2 project in addition to several smaller science projects. This camp supported up to 60 people at a time. the primary scope of Summit Camp this season was to provide a clean air/atmospheric sampling and study facility with a camp population of up to 20 people.
In response to the new scope of science at Summit Camp, the old ATM site was relocated from roughly 30 kilometers away to a new location approximately 11 kilometers south of camp. Additionally, a new 70-foot atmospheric sampling tower and trench were constructed in camp to facilitate data/sampling acquisitions.
Another primary goal was to retrograde the garbage, obsolete and miscellaneous equipment, and 55-gallon drums which had accumulated during previous seasons. This objective was reached by transporting over 60 pallets (112 tons total) of retrograde cargo from the Summit Camp.