Subglacial environmentUp one level
Two of the traverse projects are aiming at expanding our knowledge of the environment underneath the Antarctic ice sheet. A particular interest is taken in exploring the newly discovered Recovery Lakes, a group of subglacial lakes that will be traversed during the second IPY season (2008-2009).
Survey of newly discovered subglacial lakes by the Norwegian Polar Institute, the University of Colorado and the University of Maine.
Mapping the bottom of the ice sheet through the use of deep radar, by the Norwegian Polar Institute and the University of Oslo.