Heroine Tower

Logbook entries (add new)

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Jan. 8, 2013 Attempt to set up live pan-tilt netcam in Heroine tower After dinner (21:00) went to Heroine alone to set up pan-tilt. Solar controller ... Aaron Curtis edit
Dec. 3, 2012 Ice tower ridge datalogger maintenance Left for ITR (Tim & Aaron) @ 9am. Went in Heroine. Most batteries < 1V, few 1 to... Tim Burton Aaron Curtis edit
Dec. 2, 2012 Heroine Cave Collected soil samples from Heroine cave Alasdair Turner Hubert Staudigel edit
Dec. 23, 2011 Failure to get in to Heroine Paige & Aaron attempted to get in to Heroine tower to service the campbell logge... Aaron Curtis Paige Czoski edit
Dec. 10, 2010 Field notes 10 Dec Replaced solar controller, replaced and started tinytag. Nial Peters Aaron Curtis edit
Jan. 3, 2010 Heroine tower datalogger antenna raising The freewave attached to the Campbell datalogger in Heroine Tower was failing to... Nelia Dunbar Bill McIntosh Aaron Curtis edit
Dec. 31, 2009 Heroine tower datalogger debug, gas sampling, and tinytag Quick trip to try and figure out why communications were lost with the Campbell ... Aaron Curtis Nial Peters edit
Dec. 21, 2009 Campbell logger installation Five skidoos and two sleds loaded with 580 lb of batteries, a coffin, antennas, ... Nelia Dunbar Bill McIntosh Aaron Curtis Laura Jones Nial Peters edit
Dec. 9, 2009 Recconaissance to Heroine Tower Nial, Harry and Aaron stopped at a previously unnamed tower on their way down Ic... Aaron Curtis Nial Peters Harry Keys edit

Entrances (add new)

Name WGS84 decimal degrees (SRID:4326) WGS84 UTM Zone 58S meters (SRID:4326)
Northing Easting Northing Easting
Heroine Tower A Main Entrance -77.53261 167.11308 1392873.67191 550913.712652

Photos (upload new)

Heroine tower entrance photo. Before we dug a lower entrance to the tower (we did this to avoid having to use a ladder to access the cave).
Heroine tower entrance photo after we dug the lower entrance and then sealed it again with a block of ice.
Heroine tower, hoar crystals on boulder
Heroine tower, deploying tiny-tag temperature logger
Heroine tower, hoar crystals
Heroine tower, hoar crystals close up
Heroine tower, bio-sampling


TimeseriesFromToNumber of samplesData typeLinks
Heroine Tower: air_deg_c at Inside datalogger panel (25) Dec. 29, 2009, 12:50 p.m. Jan. 18, 2010, 2:33 a.m. 56367 air_deg_c view montly stats | view plot
Heroine Tower: co2_ppmv at stuck down in vent crack on cracked lava block (26) Dec. 29, 2009, 12:50 p.m. Feb. 28, 2010, 4:31 p.m. 176124 co2_ppmv view montly stats | view plot
Heroine Tower: v at Seismic station (surface) (27) Dec. 29, 2009, 1 p.m. April 28, 2010, 5 a.m. 5745 v view montly stats | view plot
Heroine Tower: air_deg_c at Main Vent (8) Dec. 9, 2009, 6:01 p.m. Dec. 31, 2009, 6 a.m. 1104 air_deg_c view montly stats | view plot

Underground Description

Beautiful, large chamber with feathers, angel's pubes, etc under tower.


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