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Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

12/30/2012

Two inches of powder, two miles of base. Blog for 12/30It's not all work out here. Last evening we had the perfect combination; a few inches of fresh snow that was NOT accompanied by any wind, ... read more

Turning the tide: PSU researchers aim to derive better ways to address effects of climate change

12/30/2012

By Anne Danahy Would sea walls protect low-lying areas from the potential disintegration of the Greenland ice sheet and rising sea levels? How would those sea walls change flooding somewhere else?... read more

Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

12/22/2012

Blog for 22 December.Suddenly it's Saturday and I realize I missed our Ice Group meeting again. Days have a way of moving along here. We are cranking along with drilling, about 20 meters per day from... read more

Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

12/19/2012

ANOTHER LC-130Once home after a field season I find that I have yet again taken too many pictures of LC-130s landing at camp. It has taken me a while to figure out what the attraction is beyond it... read more

Don Voigt’s Blog from WAIS Divide Camp; 79º 28’S, 112º 05’W

12/18/2012

RECEIVING REPLICATE CORE!Yes, it’s a big deal. Like, never been done before. Our main borehole is 3405 meters deep. The deepest US ice core ever drilled. The age at the bottom of the hole is about 68... read more

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