Antarctic Research Vessel- Modifications 2001-2002 Section 2, Expedition Dates

 
Section II of the Modifications of Activities Planned for 2002-2003 lists the actual dates of significant events occurring during this time period.


  Significant Dates of Expeditions

 

Date

Activity

29 Mar 02

LMG02-03 GLOBEC

09 Apr 02

NBP02-02 Southern Ocean Global Ecosytems Dynamics (GLOBEC)

25 May 02

NBP02-03 Dry Dock/Maintenance Talcahuano, Chile

 

LMG02-04 Dry Dock/Maintenance Talcahuano, Chile

05 Jul 02

LMG02-04a Palmer Station shuttle

24 Jul 02

LMG02-04a Open Period

29 Jul 02

LMG02-05 GLOBEC

31 Jul 02

NBP02-04 SO GLOBEC

19 Aug 02

First flight to McMurdo Station for Winfly operations (1 of 6)

23 Sep 02

NBP02-05 TABASCO cruise

 

LMG02-06 Palmer Station Shuttle

01 Oct 02

First C-141 mission to McMurdo Station during Ice Runway period (1 of 18)

 

McMurdo Station commenced summer operations

05 Oct 02

Marble Point opens

07 Oct 02

First C-17 mission of the season to McMurdo Station (1 of 4)

08 Oct 02

Lake Bonney field camp opens

10 Oct 02

F6 field camp opens

 

Lake Fryxell field camp opens

11 Oct 02

Palmer Station Shuttle

12 Oct 02

Pieter J. Lenie Field Station (Copacabana) opens

12 Oct 02

Lake Hoare field camp opens

15 Oct 02

Copacabana (COPA) field camp opens

19 Oct 02

NBP maintenance period San Diego, CA

21 Oct 02

Three (3) 109th AW LC-130ís arrive McMurdo Station to start
   on-continent missions

24 Oct 02

Two additional LC-130 aircraft arrive McMurdo Station

25 Oct 02

LMG02-07a Open period Punta Arenas, Chile

 

Siple Dome field camp opens

26 Oct 02

South Pole Station begins summer operations

28 Oct 02

Onset D field camp opens

29 Oct 02

NBP02-06 Seismic System Testing

30 Oct 02

Byrd Surface Camp opens

03 Nov 02

NBP02-06a Simrad multibeam and dynamic position test, Pt Hueneme

04 Nov 02

Odell Glacier field camp opens

07 Nov 02

Cape Sherriff field camp opens (LMG02-08)

10 Nov 02

NBP02-07 GO-071 (Cande) cruise

18 Nov 02

C-130 flights to McMurdo Station, operated by the Royal New Zealand
   Air Force, commenced (1 of 15)

 

Tamseis field camp opens

23 Nov 02

LMG02-09 Scotia Arc GPS project

05 Dec 02

Beardmore Glacier field camp opens

06 Dec 02

NBP02-08 open period Lyttelton, NZ

12 Dec 02

NBP02-09 GO-071 (Cande) transit cruise from Lyttelton to McMurdo

16 Dec 02

Tamseis field camp closes

23 Dec 02

Transfer flight operations from Sea Ice Runway to Williams field Skiway
   and Pegasus Blue Ice Runway

31 Dec 02

LMG03-01 Long-Term Ecological Research cruise

04 Jan 03

First C-141 mission to McMurdo Station for redeployment (1 of 19)

05 Jan 03

NBP03-01 arrives McMurdo Ice Edge (NBP03-01a, NBP03-1b)

16 Jan 03

Beardmore Glacier camp closes

28 Jan 03

Byrd Surface Camp closes

27 Jan 03

Siple Dome field camp closes

31 Jan 03

Onset D field camp closes

01 Feb 03

Lake Bonney field camp closes

 

F6 camp closes

02 Feb 03

Lake Fryxell camp closes

05 Feb 03

Odell Glacier camp closes

 

Lake Hoare camp closes

08 Feb 03

Marble Point closes

11 Feb 03

M/V American Tern arrives at McMurdo Station ice pier, cargo offload
   operation commence

13 Feb 03

LMG03-02 Globec

15 Feb 03

Winter operations commence at South Pole Station

17 Feb 03

M/V American Tern Departs McMurdo Station ice pier, cargo
   operations completed

18 Feb 03

109th AW departs McMurdo Station

25 Feb 03

Final C-141 turnaround mission at McMurdo Station

 

NBP03-02 departs McMurdo Station

09 Mar 03

C-130 flight by Royal New Zealand Airforce arrives at McMurdo
   Station to airlift personnel who remained for fuel offload operations

 

McMurdo Station commences winter-over operations

12 Mar 03

LMG03-03 (Berger) cruise

 

LMG = R/V Laurence M. Gould
NBP = R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer

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