‘Colder and deeper’: Scientists close in on spot to drill Antarctic ice core 1.5m years old

February 15th, 2021

theguardian.com, Other, 13/02/2021, Graham Readfearn
Antarctic scientists are close to finalising a drilling location deep in the frozen continent’s interior that could reveal a continuous record of the Earth’s climate going back 1. […] Dr David Etheridge, a climate scientist at CSIRO, has undertaken several polar drilling projects, but he said the conditions at Little Dome C would be “harder, colder and deeper” than previous efforts.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/feb/13/colder-and-deeper-scientists-close-in-on-spot-to-drill-antarctic-ice-core-15m-years-old