2011 Polar Technology Conference Participant List
24th and 25th (Thu & Fri) March 2011
Albuquerque Marriott
Salon F
2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110 USA

Affiliation Topic
Tracy Dahl
Polar Field Services/CH2M Hill Polar Services Minimizing Anthropogenic Impacts on Scientific Studies
Philip Kyle
N.M. Tech

Jim Scott
Lockheed Martin E&S

Slawek Tulaczyk
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz

Satish Chetty
Beyond 66 Solutions
Ice Temperature Measurement using sealed temperature sensors
Shelley L. Knuth
University of Colorado
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flights over Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica During September 2009
Seth White
Ongoing polar technical development at UNAVCO
Jim Scott
Lockheed Martin E&S

Bjorn Johns
Iridium RUDICS Communication Optimized for Remote Autonomous Polar Network Applications
Paul Dietsche
Polar Communication Technologies

Blake P. Weissling
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Sea ice systems technology being creative on a shoe-string budget
Hank Statscewich
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Institute of Marine Science
A High-Latitude Modular Autonomous Power, Control, and Communication System for Application to High-Frequency Surface Current Mapping Radars
Keith Lewin
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Michael Ashley
University of New South Wales
(1) Iridium OpenPort at -70C on the Antarctic plateau
(2) PLATO: 0.2-2kW autonomous power systems for the Antarctic plateau
Stephen Musko
University of Michigan
Autonomous Antarctic Low-Power Instrument Platform
Jason Flynn
Klinge Corporation
Safe and Reliable Transport of Ice Core Samples
Richard Machida
University of Alaska

Bettie K Grant
Lockheed Martin IS&GS

Roy Stehle
SRI International
Winter operation of a 65-Watt methanol fuel cell at an unattended Arctic field site
Bruce Beaudoin

Jeremy Miner
Integrating scientific instrumentation on shared power and communications platforms. Examples of successes and discussions about future integration.
Tim Parker
Ongoing polar technical development at PASSCAL
Ted Scambos
National Snow and Ice Data Center
AMIGOS on the Ice - results and plans for the future
Terry Haran
National Snow and Ice Data Center

James Gridley

Shane Ingate

Daniel Sampson

Michael Black

Robert Melville
New Jersey Institute of Technology
A New Telemetry System for the Automatic Geophysical Observatories using Iridium SBD Messaging
Laura Jones
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Observing the Dynamics of Mount Erebus using a Terrestrial-Based LiDAR
Karen Joyce
Raytheon Polar Services

Holly Troy
Raytheon Polar Services

Gary Ferentchak
Raytheon Polar Services

Frank Urban
U.S. Geological Survey

Martin Grill
SRI International

Kenneth Ratzlaff
University of Kansas
Towards rf-emission-free, 24-7, 300W Power Systems at the South Pole for ARA
Jackson Kemper
Iridium Communications, Inc.
Iridium NEXT: Update and Plans for the Future
Aaron Curtis
New Mexico Tech
Instrumenting the fumarolic ice caves of Erebus Volcano
Andrew Stillinger
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Wind Turbine Problems and Solutions at the Automatic Geophysical Observatory Field Sites on the Antarctic Plateau
Rudy Diaz
Kinemetrics, Inc

Shane Ingate
Power systems: Now and the Future
Kerry J. Claffey
US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
Thermographic Assessment of the Big House at Summit Station, Greenland
Robert Greschke

Dale Chayes
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Development and operation of an aircraft-based through-ice CTD Rosette
Ellie Boyce
Improving network robustness for the Earthscope Plate Boundary Observatory in Alaska
Alex MeVay

Patrick Bastien

Terry Haran
National Snow and Ice Data Center

Rob Bauer
University of Colorado

Svetlana Machurina
CANATEC Associates International Ltd.

JJ O'Brien

Derek Inglis
Xeos Technologies Inc

Darren Penney
Xeos Technologies Inc

P.J. Capelotti
Penn State University, Abington College

Dean Childs

Lars Kalnajs
LASP / University of Colorado

Jonathan Thom
SSEC/University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010-11 Antarctic Automatic Weather station field season and technical plans for the future
Douglas Wiens
Washington University

Jason Flynn
Klinge Corporation
Refrigerated Transport Systems for Ice Cores
Craig Kulesa
University of Arizona
High Elevation Antarctic Terahertz (HEAT) telescopes on the high plateau: control system challenges for robotic telescopes
Mark Fahnestock

Mouse Reusch

Dr. Edgar Herrera Guzman
ATLOC Canada
Development of a statistical/dynamic forecasting system of surface variables to improve safety and productivity in Antarctica region
Allan Sauter

Guy Tytgat

Bob Zook

Todd Valentic
SRI International
AMISR - The Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar
Neil Humphrey
Univ of Wyoming
Reducing Size and Power Consumption of Remotely Deployed Polar Data-loggers and Sensors Directly Increases Reliability
Gary Gyure

Tom Tessier
Solara Remote Data Delivery Inc.
Solara Field Tracker Use in the Extreme Cold Environment for Iridium Satellite-based GPS Tracking, Messaging and Telemetry
Meredith Nettles
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Development of a GNSS network system for high-risk environments
Frank Heid
SFC Energy
EFOY Pro fuel cells - off-grid power for remote applications and their integrated solutions for cold very climates
Robert Vehorn

Bob Pierce
Honeywell/IRIS Transportable Array

Kenneth H. Williams
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Alexandra Isern
National Science Foundation

Richard Aster
NM Tech

Jeffrey Scharf
Lockheed Martin

Kyle R. Jones
Sandia National Labs

Darren Hart
Sandia National Labs

Last updated on March 24th, 2011