Vostok Subglacial Lake: Details of Russian Plans/Activities for Drilling and Sampling

  1. Martin J. Siegert and
  2. Mahlon C. Kennicutt II
  1. Valery Lukin1 and
  2. Sergey Bulat2

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch11

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

How to Cite

Lukin, V. and Bulat, S. (2011) Vostok Subglacial Lake: Details of Russian Plans/Activities for Drilling and Sampling, in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments (eds M. J. Siegert and M. C. Kennicutt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Russian Antarctic Expedition, Arctic And Antarctic Research Institute St. Petersburg, Russia

  2. 2

    Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy Of Sciences Gatchina, Russia

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904825

Online ISBN: 9781118670354

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Keywords:

  • 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;
  • VostokSubglacialLake;
  • Antarctica;
  • deepicedrilling;
  • biogeochemistry;
  • life;
  • extremophiles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geophysical Studies and Lake Setting

  • Drilling Toward the Lake and Environmental Issues

  • Biological Findings

  • Recent Drilling Progress

  • Plans for the Future