To make new autonomous sub-glacial probes for
glaciology research. This involves the design of small probes containing
sensors and transponders which will be placed inside and under a glacier. They
will be monitored over a year by a base station, which will collect the
measurements, measure the probe positions and transmit that to a web server in
was funded by the Paul Instrument Fund of the Royal Society - Glacsweb funded by the UK Department of Trade and Industry.
Photography copyright Kirk Martinez 2002,3.