University of Wisconsin Madison
Ice Core Drilling Services
Supporting Stations: McMurdo Station
Research Locations: WAIS Divide Camp
Ice Coring and Drilling Services (ICDS) is part of the Ice Drill Design and Operations (IDDO) team, the principle supplier of ice drilling and coring equipment, support, and expertise for NSF-funded research. It is operated under the auspices of the Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO), which works in close conjunction with the ice coring and drilling research community.
Field Season Overview:
This will be the sixth operational season for IDDO’s DISC (Deep Ice Sheet Coring) drill system at WAIS Divide. Fourteen drillers will work with Jeff Severinghaus I-476 to use the DISC Drill's replicate coring technology to collect approximately 250 meters of replicate ice core.
Deploying Team Members:
Charles Bentley (PI)
Kristina Dahnert (Team Leader)
Jay Johnson (Team Leader)