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

SPRING 2016

Betty Adrian, NICL Technical Director, retires

By Betty Adrian, Technical Director, NICL (retired)
On April 10, 1978 Betty Adrian began her USGS career. She was hired as a geologic field assistant to assist in the collection of samples that would help determine the mineral resource potential for metallic minerals in the Wallace 1° x 2° quadrangle, Montana and Idaho. Read More →

Princeton researchers go to the end of the Earth for the world's oldest ice

By Morgan Kelly, courtesy of Princeton University Office of Communications
When one is already in possession of the world's oldest chunk of ice, perhaps it's only natural to want to go older. Read More →

Getting to the Bottom of SPICECORE

By Michael Lucibella, Antarctic Sun Editor
As the winch extracted a two-meter-long cylinder of ancient ice in late December, Murat Aydin looked on. "If we can keep this pace up we should be able to hit 1,600 meters," he said. "This is going to be the deepest ice core drilled at the South Pole by quite a margin." Read More →

$2.3M grant moves ice cores a step closer to UAlberta

By Jennifer Pascoe, courtesy of the University of Alberta
The goal of housing Canada's ice core collection at the University of Alberta and turning it into an accessible scientific resource is a big step closer to reality, thanks to a $2.3-million grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Read More →

Report from the 2nd International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences open science conference

By Eric Wolff, IPICS co-chair and co-chair of SCAR's IPICS Expert Group
Ice cores provide unique quantitative knowledge about past climate change, and have become one of the most persuasive symbols of the importance of polar science. 24 nations have active ice core programmes, and are represented in International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS). Read More →

Ice Core Young Scientists workshop report

By ICYS Executive Committee
Ice Core Young Scientists (ICYS) held a highly successful one-day workshop for early career researchers on 6 March 2016. The workshop was held in conjunction with the International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS) 2016 second open science conference in Hobart, Australia. 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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