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Lead driller Tanner Kuhl guides the Intermediate Depth Drill into position to start ice-coring operations. Going Deep
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday March 26, 2015

The South Pole is a very cold place, with an average annual temperature of around minus 50 degrees Celsius. Even the ice is especially cold at the bottom of the world. And that's a good thing for a team of researchers interested in extracting the first deep ice core at the South Pole.
Graduate student Sean Mackay points out an area of interest in Beacon Valley on the four-meter-tall video wall in Boston University's Digital Image Analysis Lab. Search for Ancient Ice
Science / Ice and Snow
Friday March 13, 2015

For more than a quarter-century, David Marchant, a Boston University professor, has been exploring the Transantarctic Mountains, methodically piecing together the story of the landscape and past climate change and what it has to tell us about the future of our warming planet.

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