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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

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

12/15/2012

We had some brilliant weather yesterday and the Twin Otter working out of our camp was able to circle for a photo op. This is WAIS Divide; The skiway is on the left next to the "town line" of... read more

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

12/12/2012

The rest of my team arrived late last week and we have been working hard in order to be ready to receive core from the drillers. Right now the drillers are cutting a 15 meter long slot, or deviation... read more

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