Little Dome C - Beyond EPICA Drilling Site (75.29917 degS, 122.44516 degE)

Situation Report #44, 14. January 2022

Personnel @LDC: Saverio Panichi (ENEA, Camp Leader), Carlo Barbante (ISP-CNR, PI), Matthias Hüther (AWI), Calogero Monaco (ENEA), Michele Scalet (ENEA), Jakob Schwander (unibe), Thomas Stocker (unibe), Remo Walther (unibe)

Weather at LDC: sunny,low wind

Meteo at DC 8 pm: T = −32°C, Wind = 3 knt, Wind Chill T = −38°C

Today, our French colleagues, Philippe, Romain, and Olivier, left for Dome C. Their work at Little Dome C is finished, but in the coming days they will prepare the transport of material with the traverse from Dome C to the French Station Dumont d’Urville.

At RADIX, we are still waiting for the release of the drill from 270 m depth.

RADIX drilling depth: 300.0 m

Thomas Stocker and Carlo Barbante

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