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Paper presented at the The Twenty-fifth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 21–26, 2015
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-15-338
... respectively. These transoceanic tsunamis are propagated to Antarctica and the impact of 2011 tsunami waves on the icebergs in Sulzberger is captured by satellite images. The worldwide propagation of the tsunami waves is studied numerically using two conventional models: ray tracing method and two-dimensional...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-fourth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 15–20, 2014
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-14-076
... Abstract Robotic rover harvesting energy from wind and sun was designed to roam and supersede humans to complete scientific missions in Antarctica. Specific terrains, temperature, wind & solar availability and wind resistance in Antarctica were taken into consideration. In energy...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-third International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 30–July 5, 2013
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-13-577
... ABSTRACT Freeze-thaw tests were performed on gneiss samples collected from Terra Nova, Antarctica, in order to examine and compare the properties of rocks which were slightly weathered (SW) and moderately weathered (MW). The tests were conducted under temperatures ranging from –20±2°C to 20±2...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 17–22, 2012
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-12-109
... ABSTRACT This study presents the efficiency of a method combining the pile foundation and a thermosyphon proposed as a method for ensuring thermal stability of the ground. The prototype of the thermosyphon was placed in the ground at King Sejong Station in permafrost Antarctica...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-first International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 19–24, 2011
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-11-610
... way to conduct observations with XCTD in polar ocean beyond ship's scope, i.e. launching XCTD from a helicopter hovering above the sea surface. antarctica helicopter coefficient air transportation fall rate canada basin probe polynya salinity manufacturer ocean xctd measurement...
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Paper presented at the The Twenty-first International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 19–24, 2011
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-11-258
... A Study on Freezing Characteristics of Terra Nova Bay Soil in East Antarctica YoungSeok Kim*, SeungSeo Hong*, GyuJin Bae*, Jangguen Lee* * Division of Geotechnical Engineering & Tunnelling Research, Korea Institute of Construction Technology. Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea ABSTRACT Soil samples taken...
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Paper presented at the The Nineteenth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, July 21–26, 2009
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-09-419
... water bags and the fresh water bags transportation from Antarctica to Australia and other countries with a sustainable technique of current drifting and kite towing. Legislation on ice resources is discussed. INTRODUCTION At the First International Conference on Iceberg Utilization held in 1977...
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Paper presented at the The Fourteenth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 23–28, 2004
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-04-048
... internet-based teleoperation antarctica Internet-based Teleoperation of the Romeo ROV in Polar Environments Ga. Bruzzone, Gi. Bruzzone, R. Bono, M. Caccia, E. Spirandelli, G. Veruggio Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per l Automazione Sezione di Genova...
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Paper presented at the The Fourteenth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 23–28, 2004
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-04-055
... ABSTRACT Sea ice conditions in Lützow-Holmbukta, Antarctica, have been investigated using ice navigation log from the Japanese icebreaker. Not only basic information such as ice thickness and snow depth, but also ramming icebreaking data are analyzed. The penetrating distances by ramming...
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Paper presented at the The Ninth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 30–June 4, 1999
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-99-218
... and unimproved ski landing areas [Figure 2]. Using these specially equipped aircraft, the 109 th Airlift Wing provides a unique logistics capability in both the arctic and antarctic regions of the globe. The United States Navy has operated aircraft from sea-ice runways in Antarctica since 1955. In the past...
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Paper presented at the The Eighth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 24–29, 1998
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-98-188
... ABSTRACT The full scale measurements of ship ice loads and performance in polar ice conditions are presented. The measurements were conducted on board an icebreaking research vessel Akademik Fedorov during her voyages in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica 1991- 92 and on the Northern Sea Route...
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Paper presented at the The Seventh International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 25–30, 1997
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-97-240
... of the station waste dump sites, and development of spill prevention and spill response plans. Introduction McMurdo Station established in 1955 is the largest U.S. research station in Antarctica. This paper briefly reviews the U.S. Antarctic Program, its expeditionary operations and waste disposal practices...
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Paper presented at the The Seventh International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 25–30, 1997
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-97-233
... for the safe operation of these aircraft. During 1996, landing and parking curves were developed for the newest Air Force transport, the C-17 Globemaster, which had been scheduled tentatively for service in Antarctica in the month of October 1996. Although this new transport weighs somewhat less than the C-5...
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Paper presented at the The Seventh International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 25–30, 1997
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-97-234
... large volumes of material to Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Cargo and fuel arrive in McMurdo, the main U. S. station in Antarctica, by conventional aircraft and ship. Supplies needed at the South Pole are moved with specialized ski-wheel Hercules (LC-130) aircraft, landing on a groomed natural snow...
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Paper presented at the The Sixth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, May 26–31, 1996
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-96-150
... research in Antarctica is costly and carried out under great hardship to man and machine. It has become a national priority to optimize research productivity by ushering scientists and research equipment to the field at the earliest possible date, thus a key logistical objective is to expedite delivery...
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Paper presented at the The Third International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 6–11, 1993
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-93-016
... for the Beaufort Sea being 15m. Generally, first year ice is flat and level. technology conference terminal requirement water depth ice island transportation pack ice caisson exploration island platform iceberg artificial island production platform antarctica operation offshore technology...
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Paper presented at the The Second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 14–19, 1992
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-92-181
... and the angle of wind incidence on snowdrift formation. The results were used to formulate design guidelines for buildings in Antarctica. INTRODUCTION Antarctic buildings have suffered from a range of problems caused by snowdrift accumulation, including blocked doors, windows, fire escapes, accessways...
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Paper presented at the The Second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 14–19, 1992
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-92-202
... man-made structures, as for example the runway at Dumont d"Urville station, Terre Adélie, Antarctica (fig. 1 & 2), designed and constructed by TAAF (territoire des Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises) and EPF (Expeditions Polaires Françaises), or the planned "Hibernia" Gravity Based...
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Paper presented at the The Second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 14–19, 1992
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-92-178
... construction. Refer Figure 1. The Advantages of Panelised Construction for Antarctica The advantages which are particularly in mind for such a form of construction are: to expedite construction on site to minimise on site work operations and labour needs to minimise cartage of materials to site...
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Paper presented at the The Second International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, June 14–19, 1992
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-92-179
... of the classification companies, the various areas of Antarctica regarding distribution of sea ice and the possibility of using "near-real time" ice charts with ice routing. INTRODUCTION The steady increase in tourism and research activities in Antarctica and the entry into this lucrative market by new cruise ship...

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