GLACIO-M1


LOCATION

Arctic or Antarctic

USAGE

Scientific land surveys without creating CO2 emissions.

THE GLACIO M61 CHARACTERISTICS

The Glacio M-1 is a shelter as well as a mobile laboratory. Its purpose is to produce a minimum of CO2 emmissions (objective 0), allowing scientists to gather samples and specimens without polluting their immediate environment.

PROGRAM

The Glacio M-1 can accommodate two scientists, men or women, for short term expeditions and assigments during a summer period (astral or boreal).

A towedand harnessed trailer that can be pulled by an electric skidoo, used only in favorable weather conditions. When stationary it forms a shelter and a laboratory to process data in situ and acts as a refuge during a white-out.
It has a compact passanger compartment / cockpit that can be pulled out providing an acces tunnel or workshop tunnel that covers the vehicle and allows small repairs to be carried out. Additional adaptable solar panels can be positioned ontop of the pull-out tunnels.

AUTONOMY

-Approximately 8 days.
- Mixed enrgy autonomy (solar : green house effect + flexible photovoltaic panels + skidoo electric battery)

RESEARCH PERIOD

Drafts, sketches + technical studies
Research funding for the construction of prototype.
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