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

FALL 2010

Setting up the drill tower with Mt. Waddington in the background

Ice Core Paleoclimate Records from Combatant Col, British Columbia

By Peter Neff, University of Washington
In July of 2010, a team led by Peter Neff and Eric Steig from the University of Washington and Doug Clark from Western Washington University spent 26 days retrieving ice cores at Combatant Col, near Mt. Waddington, British Columbia, Canada. Read More →

Subglacial Antarctic Environments: The Other Deep Biosphere

By Brent Christner, Louisiana State University
Explorations for life in Earth's deep terrestrial and oceanic subsurface have revealed an astonishing reality: most of the microbes on Earth exist deep within the planet's crust. Read More →
Science technician Tommy Cox measures a section of the WAIS Divide ice core as it begins its journey down the core processing line at the National Ice Core Laboratory near Denver

On the Line - Researchers spend summer in deep-freeze to slice and dice WAIS Divide ice core

By Peter Rejcek, Antarctic Sun Editor
It's midsummer in Denver, and the city has been baking under a heat wave for a couple of months. But in one small corner of the sprawling Denver Federal Center campus... Read More →
First view of the arch facility by the camp put-in crew

WAIS Divide Ice Core Update

The 2010 core processing line (CPL) was extremely successful. It was the most complex cut plan and the most ice (~1,365 meters) that the U.S. ice core community has ever pushed through a CPL in a summer. 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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