REPORT ON UNITED STATES ANTARCTIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES FOR FEBRUARY 1975 TO OCTOBER 1976

The salient features are highlighted of research activities (current or planned) in the atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, and biology, and in research vessel operations from February 1975 to September 1977. The discipline covered, the type of investigation and instruments used, and the station or area of investigation are noted. Thus, in the period March 1975 to February 1976, aurora and airflow studies were made using the Fairchild all-sky camera and the Zenith photometer in the South Pole. Cosmic radiation, geomagnetism, the physics of the inosophere, and meteorology were also studied. In the area of the earth sciences, the subjects studied included cartography, geology, geophysics, glaciology, oceanography, and station seismology. The information activities of the Polar Information Service of the Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation are also listed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Academy of Sciences

    Polar Research Board
    Washington, DC  USA  20418
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 84 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149505
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Report No. 18
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM