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Lake Bonney (Antarctica) - Wikipedia


Lake Bonney is a saline lake with permanent ice cover at the western end of Taylor Valley in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Victoria Land, Antarctica. ... The Endurance Project is led by Peter Doran wit...

Dry Valleys | Ice Stories: Dispatches From Polar Scientists


Taylor Valley, one of Antarctica's major Dry Valleys. Map of Antarctica's Dry Valleys. The Commonwealth Glacier flows through a mountain pass down into Taylor ...

Emma Travels To... Antarctica: ENDURANCE - Man, this Bot has a ...


Oct 30, 2009 ... Endurance is a large (7ft tall and wide and 3,00lbs) AUV, autonomous ... the West Lobe of Lake Bonney and the interface of the lake and Taylor Glacier. ... the extreme environment of a perennially ice-covered Antarctic dry valley lake. .... Bart was cleaning the robot's room, as we put it, unloading boxes and ....

Taking The Plunge - Space Robot Headed For Test in Antarctic Lake


Apr 18, 2008 ... First, a swim around an ice-covered lake in Antarctica. ... Blood Falls "pours" out of the Taylor Glacier onto the ice-covered surface of Lake Bonney in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. ... Nicknamed ENDURANCE, for Environmentally Non- Disturbing Under-ice Robotic ANtartic Explorer, the $2.3 million project will ....

Publications - Professor Peter Doran - Sites - Google


Climate history of the McMurdo Dry Valleys since the last glacial maximum: a ..... slakes–field experiments with the ENDURANCE AUV in an Antarctic dry valley. .... Clean Technologies for Exploration of Glacial Aquatic Ecosystems” 55(65).

ENDURANCE - University of Illinois at Chicago


Full details are available at the Stone Aerospace ENDURANCE 2009 Blog. ... We had breakfast at 7am as usual then off to Crary to track last minute clean up .... setting up the lightweight gantry that had been used at the glacier melt hole, .... He has been studying the lakes in the Antarctic Dry Valleys for 15 years and is a  ...

The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: The Extraordinary ...


May 5, 2015 ... The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: The Extraordinary Edible Record of Two ... Frank Hurley working under the bows of the Endurance, 1915. ... Cut the fish into ½- to ¼-inch steaks and pat dry. .... Devine considers women's evolving role in polar research, however glacial the pace of that evolution:.

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The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Exploring Bonney


May 22, 2009 ... ENDURANCE robot dives into ice-covered lake to produce 3-D map ... maps of the underwater environment, which includes the face of Taylor Glacier. ... is one of a series of lakes in the relatively ice-free McMurdo Dry Valleys.

November | 2015 | Antarctic Dry Valleys 2015 - UMass Lowell Blogs


Nov 30, 2015 ... Many similar lobes in the Dry Valleys have clean ice buried just under a ... Or did it form as a typical Dry Valley glacier then lose almost all of its ice when the climate changed? .... Jay doing some cooking in the Endurance tent.

Antarctic « The Dry Valleys


Jan 15, 2010 ... Night 1: Shaven, clean, apprehensive ... The Ferrar Glacier is actually a lobe of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet protruding through the Royal .... The West Lobe is currently the location of NASA's ENDURANCE robotics project and ...