NEWSLETTER OF THE NATIONAL ICE CORE LABORATORY - SCIENCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE
NEWSLETTER OF THE NICL - SCIENCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE
NICL-SMO NEWSLETTER

FALL 2009

image of person inside NICL's main archive freezer

National Science Foundation and U. S. Geological Survey Decision about Future NICL Management

As a result of broad discussions between the NSF and the USGS about how to manage NICL in the future and how NICL relates to various mission goals of each agency, the agencies have concluded that it will be better to dissolve the past relationship. Read More →
image of person looling at NEEM ice core

International Greenland Ice Coring Effort Sets New Drilling Record in 2009

Press Release 09-158, National Science Foundation
A new international research effort on the Greenland ice sheet with the University of Colorado at Boulder as the lead U.S. institution set a record for single-season deep ice-core drilling this summer, recovering more than a mile of ice core. Read More →
image of person on a snowmobile at Allan Hills, Antarctica

Old Ice - Climate record from last 2.5 million years may sit at the surface of Allan Hills

By Peter Rejcek, Antarctic Sun Editor
The oldest ice core retrieved from Antarctica - and the world - travels back about 850,000 years in time, revealing eight previous ice ages. Read More →
image of the core storage trench at WAIS Divide, Antarctica

WAIS Divide Ice Core Update

By WAIS Divide Science Coordination Office (SCO)
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide camp opened for the 2009/10 season on Nov-2 (local time). After a 5.5-hour direct flight from McMurdo Station via Basler aircraft, the camp put-in team, led by camp manager Theresa "T" Tran, arrived to WAIS Divide after 10 days of weather delays. Read More →
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Recently Funded Projects

View the projects related to ice core research that have been funded by the National Science Foundation since the last issue of In-Depth was published. Read More →

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