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Press Release 08-219

NSF Announces New Ice-Core Drilling Agreements for Polar Research

Cooperative agreements signed with teams from the University of Wisconsin, Dartmouth College, University of New Hampshire are vital to climate studies

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Photo of a drill used to extract ice cores in Antarctica.

A drill used to extract ice cores in Antarctica. Ice core drilling is vital to a range of research conducted at both poles. The cooperative agreements will help ensure that researchers get the support they need to conduct drilling.

Credit: Steven Profaizer

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