Victoria University Antarctic Research Expedition Science and Logistics Reports 1980-81: VUWAE 25
STRUCTURE OF THE EXPEDITION
STRUCTURE OF THE EXPEDITION
McMurdo Sound Sediment Sampling (Event 14).
|Oct. 9 - Dec. 10||Sediment sampling programme in McMurdo Sound and at the McMurdo Station desalinisation outlet.|
|Alex Pyne (Leader/Geologist)||M.Sc student VUW|
|Barbara Ward (Geologist)||Ph.D student VUW|
|Paul Fitzgerald (Geological assistant)||B.Sc student VUW|
|Bruce Garrick (DSIR assistant)|
|Nov.26 - Dec.3||Seismic Refraction from the sea ice off Butter Point.|
|Ray Dibble (Geophysicist)||Reader in Geology VUW|
|David Iles (Geophysics assistant)||B.Sc student VUW|
Beacon Studies (Event 13).
|Nov.21 - Dec.22||Sampling red bed rock sequences at several locations for paleomagnetism measurements.|
|David Christoffel (Leader/ Geophysicist)||Associate Professor in Physics, VUW|
|Stephen Bannister (Geophysical assistant)||B.Sc student VUW|
|Peter Cleary (DSIR assistant)|
|Dec.9||David Iles (to Event 13).|
|Dec.11 - Dec.16||Description and paleocurrent measurement of the Coal Measure sequence at the Lashly Mountains (Event 14).|
|Jan.14 - Jan.20||Further paleomagnetic sampling of basement granites/dykes and Ross Island volcanics. Arranged on an opportunity basis while awaiting the beginning of the "Benjamin Bowring" Geophysical Programme (Event 9).|
|Assistant from Scott Base|
Basement Studies (Event 15).
|Nov.22 - Jan.7||Mapping and sampling basement rocks in the Miers Valley to Salmon Valley area.||page 4|
|Frank Reid (Leader/Geologist)||Ph.D student VUW|
|Steven Simmons (Geologist)||M.Sc student VUW|
|Greg Mortimer (Geologist/DSIR assistant)|
|Jan.7 - Jan.13||Sampling "type" granite intrusive rooks in the Taylor and Wright Valleys.|
Erebus Studies (Event 5).
|Dec.10 - Jan.9||Installing seismic equipment and monitoring Erebus volcano at the summit.|
|Ray Dibble (Geophysicist)|
|(For the other members of the IMESS (Event 5) party see Appendix IIA).|
Ross Sea Marine Geophysical Cruise (Event 9).
|Jan.21 - Feb.13||David Christoffel (Geophysicist) participated with Geophysics Division (DSIR) scientists on the Benjamin Bowring Cruise in the Ross Sea.|
Satellite image map of the McMurdo Sound Region showing locations covered by VUWAE 25 Events. (Map is from USGS Experimental Printing; Sheet: McMurdo Sound Antarctica 1972-1974).
McMurdo Sound Sediment Studies (NZARP Event 14).
|2.||Butter Point/New Harbour area.|
|3.||Cape Chocolate area.|
|4.||Lashly Mountains (Mt. Crean).|
Beacon Studies (NZARP Event 13).
|6.||Alligator Peak (Boomerang Range).|
Basement Studies (NZARP Event 15).
|10.||Miers Valley area.|
|11.||Garwood Valley area.|
|14.||Taylor Valley (near Taylor Glacier snout).|
|15.||Wright Valley (Dias area).|
Erebus Studies (NZARP Event 5).
|16.||Mount Erebus summit.|