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The WISSARD drill operations in West Antarctica during the 2014-15 summer. The team drilled four boreholes about 700 meters into the ice. Roving Around
Science / Ice and Snow
Friday August 22, 2014

A team with the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling project deployed last year to continue an effort to understand the dynamics of the ice above a subglacial lake where researchers found life.
The G1X, a modified radio-controlled aircraft, returns from a flight in West Antarctica. Transformative Technology
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday June 12, 2014

The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets has helped transform glaciological research over the last decade. Its radar systems have been instrumental in recent research that has shown that glaciers in West Antarctica's Amundsen Sea Embayment have reached a tipping point.

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