Drilling Sea Ice

21 January 2009

Data Analyst (Hydrographic) Glen Rowe drilling floating sea ice at Cape Roberts, Antarctica, to measure the distance between a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and the sea below. GPS receivers are used to calibrate sea level gauges (tide gauges) as part of LINZ's annual Antarctic work programme.

Read the full article to find out what other work was completed during the 2008 programme.

Data Analyst (Hydrographic) Glen Rowe drilling sea ice beside a GPS receiver at Cape Roberts, Antarctica.
Data Analyst (Hydrographic) Glen Rowe drilling sea ice beside a GPS receiver at Cape Roberts, Antarctica.

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