Processed and Packaged

Processed and Packaged

It took a month to prepare for a week’s worth of work at the National Ice Core Laboratory. It was a long time in coming. But the final sections of ice core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide were sliced and diced in mid-June, with samples of ancient ice...
Repeat Experiment

Repeat Experiment

Scientists have been extracting ice cores from Antarctica for the better part of 50 years. But no one has tried to do what a team of researchers and engineers propose in one of the snowiest regions of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Re-enter an existing borehole and...
Repeat Experiment

Repeat Experiment

Scientists have been extracting ice cores from Antarctica for the better part of 50 years. But no one has tried to do what a team of researchers and engineers propose in one of the snowiest regions of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Re-enter an existing borehole and...
Processed and Packaged

Processed and Packaged

It took a month to prepare for a week’s worth of work at the National Ice Core Laboratory. It was a long time in coming. But the final sections of ice core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide were sliced and diced in mid-June, with samples of ancient ice...
Waiting for the Sun

Waiting for the Sun

Research stations across Antarctica marked the beginning of the end of winter this week. The winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere fell on June 20, a traditional day of celebration for those spending the winter in Antarctica....
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