Probe Technology for the Direct Measurement and Sampling of Ellsworth Subglacial Lake

  1. Martin J. Siegert and
  2. Mahlon C. Kennicutt II
  1. Matthew C. Mowlem1,
  2. Maria-Nefeli Tsaloglou1,
  3. Edward M. Waugh1,
  4. Cedric F. A. Floquet1,
  5. Kevin Saw1,
  6. Lee Fowler1,
  7. Robin Brown1,
  8. David Pearce2,
  9. James B. Wyatt1,
  10. Alexander D. Beaton3,
  11. Mario P. Brito1,
  12. Dominic A. Hodgson2,
  13. Gwyn Griffiths1,
  14. M. Bentley4,
  15. D. Blake2,
  16. L. Capper2,
  17. R. Clarke2,
  18. C. Cockell5,
  19. H. Corr2,
  20. W. Harris3,
  21. C. Hill2,
  22. R. Hindmarsh2,
  23. E. King2,
  24. H. Lamb6,
  25. B. Maher7,
  26. K. Makinson2,
  27. J. Parnell8,
  28. J. Priscu9,
  29. A. Rivera10,
  30. N. Ross11,
  31. M. J. Siegert11,
  32. A. Smith2,
  33. A. Tait2,
  34. M. Tranter3,
  35. J. Wadham3,
  36. B. Whalley12 and
  37. J. Woodward13

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch10

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

How to Cite

Mowlem, M. C., Tsaloglou, M.-N., Waugh, E. M., Floquet, C. F. A., Saw, K., Fowler, L., Brown, R., Pearce, D., Wyatt, J. B., Beaton, A. D., Brito, M. P., Hodgson, D. A., Griffiths, G., Bentley, M., Blake, D., Capper, L., Clarke, R., Cockell, C., Corr, H., Harris, W., Hill, C., Hindmarsh, R., King, E., Lamb, H., Maher, B., Makinson, K., Parnell, J., Priscu, J., Rivera, A., Ross, N., Siegert, M. J., Smith, A., Tait, A., Tranter, M., Wadham, J., Whalley, B. and Woodward, J. (2011) Probe Technology for the Direct Measurement and Sampling of Ellsworth Subglacial Lake, in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments (eds M. J. Siegert and M. C. Kennicutt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Oceanography Centre Southampton, Uk

  2. 2

    British Antarctic Survey Cambridge, Uk

  3. 3

    School Of Geographical Sciences, University Of Bristol Bristol, Uk

  4. 4

    Department Of Geography, University Of Durham Durham, Uk

  5. 5

    Planetary And Space Sciences Research Institute, Open University Milton Keynes, Uk

  6. 6

    Institute Of Geography And Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth, Uk

  7. 7

    Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Lancaster, Uk

  8. 8

    School Of Geosciences, University Of Aberdeen Aberdeen, Uk

  9. 9

    Department Of Land Resources And Environmental Sciences, Montana State University Bozeman, Montana, USA

  10. 10

    Centro De Estudios CientÍFicos Valdivia, Chile

  11. 11

    School Of Geosciences, University Of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Uk

  12. 12

    School Of Geography, Queen'S University Belfast Belfast, Uk

  13. 13

    School Of Built And Natural Environment, Northumbria University Newcastle Upon Tyne, Uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904825

Online ISBN: 9781118670354



  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–Discovery and exploration;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–Discovery and exploration;
  • Aquatic ecology–Antarctica;
  • subglacial;
  • remotelyoperatedvehicle;
  • sensors;
  • sampler;
  • Ellsworth;
  • sterile


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Performance Requirements for ESL Probe Technologies

  • Review of Technologies and Techniques Applicable to Subglacial Measurement and Sampling

  • The Development of ESL Probe Technologies

  • Outlook