United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Jay Johnson

Mechanical Engineer
University of Wisconsin - Madison
U.S. Ice Drilling Program (IDP)
Research Interests
Jay Johnson is a mechanical engineer and project manager with IDP. As part of the IDP team, he works closely with U.S. science community to develop new ice drilling equipment, maintain and upgrade existing equipment and manage a number of IDP’s projects. Jay also has extensive experience planning and leading ice drilling projects in the Polar Regions.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Field camp - fixed wing access
Field camp - helicopter access
Dry Valleys
Research Keywords
ice cores, ice coring, ice drilling, subglacial access
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Glaciology
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Glaciology
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Physical Sciences Group