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Instruments are deployed down the borehole at the Ross Ice Shelf grounding zone. In the Zone
Science / The Biological World
Wednesday January 21, 2015

Two years ago, a team of scientists, engineers and technicians broke into a subglacial lake nearly a kilometer underneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Now the group has for the first time drilled through an ice shelf near where the ice is attached to the seafloor, a critical area of ice-ocean dynamics known as the grounding zone.
Scientists and engineers install a seismic station on the Ross Ice Shelf by snowmobile. Two for One
Science / Ice and Snow
Friday January 09, 2015

The most ambitious and extensive network of seismographs ever deployed on an ice shelf promises to reveal new information about two very different subjects.

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