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Report
Heard Island
2015
A Brief Overview of the Project v. 1.1
Dr. Robert Schmieder
Cordell Expeditions
Last update: 21 November 2014
Campsite
Free download at
www.heardisland.org
Fremantle
Heard Island
Akademik Shoklaskiy
Campsite-A
Radio science
Photo: Eric Woehler
The radio world centered on Heard Island
Solar cycle sunspot number progression
VKØIR
VKØEK
Satellite-linked real-time communications
Real-time web connection (science)
www.heardisland.org
Radio
Images of activities
Science
DXA – The real-time log server
The DXA book
Available from KK6EK
The volcano effectively blocks radio signals
To reach Central and West NA, we need a second station
Campsite-B
Environmental science
Search for communities of life supported by fumeroles
near the summit of the volcano
1986
2013
Obtain aerial images using remote airborne cameras
Multicopter
Flyable camera
Search for new species as particulates in water and air
Waterborne
Airborne
Wet-dry vac
Next-Generation Impactor
Anderson Impactor
Search for new species of in the terrestrial environment
Foraminifera
Tardigrada
Document environmental debris
Plastic
Bonal
Measure vortex winds shed from mountains
Roller vortices
Search for the
reported
new species of
killer whales
Pitman et al.
Heard Island Expedition Team (20 Nov. 2014)
Onsite (traveling) team
Offsite (support) Team
Organizer, Expedition Leader
Robert W. Schmieder , KK6EK
Dedications
The Fourteen Men
Jim Smith, VK9NS and Kirsti Smith, VK9NL
Science
Damien Gildea (Mountaineering)
Dr. Eric Woehler (Biology)
Louis-Philippe Loncke (Exploration)
Benjamin Weiland (Exploration)
Prof. Rohan Clarke (Env. science)
Fred Belton (Env. science)
John Weigel (Env. science)
Jodi Fox (Geology)
Dr. Grahame Budd (Exploration)
Gavin Marshall (Env. science)
Martin Rietze (Env. science)
Robert Pitman (Marine science)
Christian Eichenauer (Film)
Glen Pacey (Env. science)
Operations
Adam Brown K2ARB (Communications)
Eleanor Forbes (Health and welefare)
Mui-Kim Hoon (Campsite)
Joan Boothe (Documentation)
Amateur Radio
Martti Laine OH2BH
Dr. Dave Lloyd, K3EL
Jacky Calvo, ZL3CW
Alan Cheshire VK6CQ
Dr. Willy Reusch HB9AHL
Dave Farnsworth NJ2O
Max Mucci I8NHJ
Dr. Bill Mitchell AEØEE
Vadyn Ivliev UT6UD
Hans-Peter Blattler HB9BXE
Dr. Carlos Nascimento NP4IW
Gerhard Richter DJ5IW
Honorary Expedition Leaders
Mr. Jean-Michel Cousteau
Prof. Joseph Taylor, K1JT
Advisory Board
Prof. Harold Heatwole (Biology)
Prof. William Miller (Biology)
Dr. Mary McGann (Biology)
Robert Anderson (Biology)
Ms. Viola Krebs (Social networking)
Mr. Alan H. Nichols (Expeditions
Mr. Yasuo “Zorro” Miyazawa (Funding)
Dr. Don Walsh
Support
Rich Holoch, KY6R
Dr. Dean Straw, N6BV (HFTA)
Mr. Peter Bourget, W6OP (DXA)
Mr. Tom Schiller, N6BT (Antennas)
Mr. John Miller, K6MM (Pilots)
Ed Cox KE3D (WiFi)
Dr. Anders Jepsen (Financial)
Don Greenberg N1DG (Financial)
Full Project Plan:
www.heardisland.org
/DOCUMENTS/
Dr. Robert W Schmieder
KK6EK
Cordell Expeditions
4295 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone:
(925) 934-3735
e-mail:
[email protected]
Website:
http://www.cordell.org
www.heardisland.org

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