- In-Depth Newsletter
- Fall 2015
Immerse yourself in Ice
By Linda Morris, Dartmouth College/U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office
When the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office was in need of a host site for its new "School of Ice" professional development workshop last June, Denver's National Ice Core Laboratory was a natural choice.
International research team drills new Greenland ice core through the Renland ice cap
On June 12, 2015, an international research team completed the drilling of a new ~100,000 year long ice core through the ice cap on the Renland peninsula in the Scoresbysund fjord in Eastern Greenland.
Volcanic eruptions that changed human history
Desert Research Institute Press Release
Researchers find new evidence that large volcanic eruptions were responsible for cold temperature extremes recorded since early Roman times.
New program directors within Division of Polar Programs
Over the last several months the NSF Division of Polar Programs has appointed new program directors within Antarctic Earth Sciences, Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems, Arctic System Science, and Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects.
Empowering educators at the School of Ice
By Mike Lucibella, Antarctic Sun Editor
Courtesy: The Antarctic Sun, U.S. Antarctic Program
To the casual observer, mid-June may not seem like the ideal time to explore the science of ancient ice. However, last month, as the hot sun beat down outside, a dozen geoscience professors donned boots and thick red parkas to brave sub-zero freezers and learn the secrets embedded in ice many thousands of years old, from the coldest places on Earth.