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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.
By Joseph Souney, NICL-SMO, University of New Hampshire
The goal of NEEM (North Greenland Eemian ice drilling) is to obtain a complete ice core record of the climate from the last interglacial period, called the Eemian, in Greenland. In Greenland, the Eemian was several degrees C warmer than today.