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Flown aboard an LC-130, IcePod bundles together a suite of instruments into a capsule that will provide new details about structures below Antarctica. Good Things Come in Small Packages
Science / Ice and Snow
Monday June 08, 2015

Led by scientists from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, IcePod bundles together a suite of instruments into a capsule designed to provide new details about structures above, within and below Antarctica's ice-covered surface.
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.

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