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

SPRING 2010

Dave Marchant and Jackie Hams

PolarTREC Teacher Joins Hunt for Old Ice in Antarctica

By Jacquelyn (Jackie) Hams, PolarTREC Teacher
When I applied to the PolarTREC program, I was asked where I would prefer to go given the options of the Arctic, Antarctica, or either. Read More →
Photo of Eric Cravens

Eric Cravens: Farewell & Thanks!

By Betty Adrian, National Ice Core Laboratory
Eric Cravens' last day as Assistant National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL) Curator was April 23, 2010. Eric received his BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1995. Read More →
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WAIS Divide Ice Core Images Now Available from AGDC

The Antarctic Glaciological Data Center (AGDC) at the National Snow and Ice Data Center is pleased to announce the release of a new data set, WAIS Divide Ice Core Images, Antarctica. Read More →
With only 34 days of drilling, and drilling 24 hours/day, the 2009/2010 Field Team was able to recover more than 1000 meters of ice

WAIS Divide Ice Core Update

Core recovery for the 2009/2010 drilling season ended as scheduled on January 25 at a bottom depth of 2560 meters. A total of 1049 meters of ice were drilled and the season's core quality was excellent. Read More →
Photo of Tanner Kuhl with the Koci Drill

Drilling for Old Ice

Jackie Hams' essay on her visit to Antarctica is part of a project that studies ancient ice buried in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica. David Marchant of Boston University and Michael Bender of Princeton University are collaborators on the project that is collecting this old ice. Read More →
A 3.2 m long ice core from almost 2450 m depth is ready to be logged

NEEM Reaches Eemian and Approaches Bedrock

Exciting news from the North Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) project! According to reports from the NEEM field camp, they are now (as of July 18, 2010) at 2,491 meters depth, which means they are a mere ~70 meters from bedrock. 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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