Image Galleries

Carolyn Branecky zip-tying cables in the field. PI's Drs. Slawek Tulaczyk and Susan Schwartz in the background
January 2014

Images from the WISSARD deep field camp 2014. Scientists and traverse and drill teams working in the field installing geophysics equipment on the... View this page

The WISSARD borehole at Subglacial Lake Whillans - this deep section of the borehole is about 0.5 meters (20 inches) in diameter and shows corrugations due to turbulence during melting (credit: Dr. Alberto Behar, JPL/ASU; underwater camera funded by NSF and NASA).
January, 2013

Four days of 24-hour borehole operations were carried out at the WISSARD site at Subglacial Lake Whillans. Using a specially-designed hot water... View this page

WISSARD drilling deck; the hub of our drilling and science operations.
December 2012

Learn more about the WISSARD project through the images of the scientists preparing for field operations, working in the field and analyzing data... View this page

Percussion Corer being deployed from the barge.
August, 2012

Before taking the instruments to Antarctica, the team needed to test them out in a location that let them do repairs and changes more easily. The... View this page

Drill components on flatbed ready for shipment to Antarctica
November 2011 and August 2012

The WISSARD Hot Water Drill undergoes extensive design and testing before shipment to Antarctica

Dr. Helen Amanda Fricker
June 7th 2011

WISSARD scientists, graduate students, postdocs, and outreach coordinators taught middle school students about glaciers during the IGS-FRISP... View this page

The WISSARD Geophysics Team completes a second successful field season in 2011-2012.

September 2012

WISSARD Lab Vans being readied for deployment as described by WISSARD PI Dr. Jill Mikucki while visiting ASC Science Planner, Chad Naughton, in... View this page