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Challenges In Deploying Temporary Polar Seismic Equipment
IRIS / PASSCAL
Current Systems & Design
Challenges from Field Conditions
Current Systems & Design Philosophy
Current systems well built and designedHigh data returnFurther refinementEasy to install or serviceSlide4
Antarctic Field Work
Arctic Field Work
Logistics to the Ice
Long shipping lead timesDocumentation & paperworkHold upsWeatherEnvironmentalMechanicalSlide6
Logistics on the Ice
Staging AreaPaperwork & coordinationEquipment handlingStorageEquipment MovementPre Site visit prepWeather has a large roleSlide7
Big or small campSeveral to no support staffSubjected to weatherCamping life styleDiet changesRemoved from society24 Hour SunlightSlide8
Dynamic weatherLow temperaturesWindDry or WetWarm!?Clothing managementRemember to review body conditionSlide9
Climate & Terrain
Snow & IceCrevasseBlue IceAnimalsAccumulationAltitude0â to >10,000âSlide10
Field Crew at Site
Physical stateLong hoursFatigue, exhaustionMental stateStressDistractedSlide11
Easy to install or servicePre-assembled Ready and runningMinimal construction neededModularQuick swap componentsEasy to read and understand lights or screensSlide12
Design Philosophy cont.
One Opportunity to Install or ServiceFocusSensor placementData recording