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Karl TuplinBritish Antarctic SurveyHalley VI Project ManagerHalley VI: An Antarctic Research Station
Resilience – the ability to recover quickly from or adjusteasily to misfortune, change or disturbance.“…. the profession o...
0 ( k m ) 1 0H a l l e y V( M a y 1 1 t h 2 0 0 3 )H a l l e y V I1 9 5 8 i c e f r o n t p o s i t i o nN 9 / F i r s t C...
History of HalleyThree Generationsof Halley Station
0 ( k m ) 1 0H a l l e y V( M a y 1 1 t h 2 0 0 3 )H a l l e y V IU p s t r e a m l i m i t1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 1 r i f t l i n...
Sea Ice - 2003Sea Ice - 1999
• All cargo to be input during the first construction season• Dramatic increase in quantity of cargo
relocationTesting
Construction Stages
Steel Frames transported on the ship and towedover the sea ice as a whole. (9 ½tonnes)
Construction Stage 1: Temporary Skis Removed
Construction Stage 2: Hydraulic Legs & Permanent SkisAttached.
Construction Stage 3: M&E Cassettes Installed & FloorsInstalled
Construction Stage 5: Room Pods Placed
Construction Stage 6: SteelSuperstructure Added
Construction Stage 7:Cladding Installed
Corridor Floor Installed
M&E Services in the CeilingVoid Installed & allServices connected up
Ceiling Panels InstalledCompleted Module towed roundto Halley VI Site for the Winter
Fabrication
Relocation: an Antarctic tradition
Central (social) module
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
Halley VI: An Antarctic research station
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Presentation led by Karl Tuplin from the British Antartic Survey at the APM Conference 2013

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Halley VI: An Antarctic research station

  1. 1. Karl TuplinBritish Antarctic SurveyHalley VI Project ManagerHalley VI: An Antarctic Research Station
  2. 2. Resilience – the ability to recover quickly from or adjusteasily to misfortune, change or disturbance.“…. the profession of a civil engineer being the art ofdirecting the great sources of power in nature for the useand convenience of man …..”Extract from the ICE CharterAntarctic construction challenges – temperatures, ice, wind,snow accumulation, logistics
  3. 3. 0 ( k m ) 1 0H a l l e y V( M a y 1 1 t h 2 0 0 3 )H a l l e y V I1 9 5 8 i c e f r o n t p o s i t i o nN 9 / F i r s t C h a s m f a u l t l i n eU p s t r e a m l i m i t1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 1 r i f t l i n e
  4. 4. History of HalleyThree Generationsof Halley Station
  5. 5. 0 ( k m ) 1 0H a l l e y V( M a y 1 1 t h 2 0 0 3 )H a l l e y V IU p s t r e a m l i m i t1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 1 r i f t l i n e( B a c k g r o u n d : R a d a r s a t i m a g e 1 1 t h M a y 2 0 0 3 )
  6. 6. Sea Ice - 2003Sea Ice - 1999
  7. 7. • All cargo to be input during the first construction season• Dramatic increase in quantity of cargo
  8. 8. relocationTesting
  9. 9. Construction Stages
  10. 10. Steel Frames transported on the ship and towedover the sea ice as a whole. (9 ½tonnes)
  11. 11. Construction Stage 1: Temporary Skis Removed
  12. 12. Construction Stage 2: Hydraulic Legs & Permanent SkisAttached.
  13. 13. Construction Stage 3: M&E Cassettes Installed & FloorsInstalled
  14. 14. Construction Stage 5: Room Pods Placed
  15. 15. Construction Stage 6: SteelSuperstructure Added
  16. 16. Construction Stage 7:Cladding Installed
  17. 17. Corridor Floor Installed
  18. 18. M&E Services in the CeilingVoid Installed & allServices connected up
  19. 19. Ceiling Panels InstalledCompleted Module towed roundto Halley VI Site for the Winter
  20. 20. Fabrication
  21. 21. Relocation: an Antarctic tradition
  22. 22. Central (social) module

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