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Thermal Drill

To learn more about this piece of equipment, visit the Thermal Drill webpage.


A 2-meter-long section of ice from Combatant Col, Mt. Waddington, British Columbia, is removed from the Thermal Drill. Credit: Doug Clark

A close-up view of the Thermals Drill's drill head taken during the 2010 Combatant Col, Mt. Waddington, British Columbia, fieldwork. Credit: Eric Steig

Drilling with the thermal drill at Combatant Col, Mt. Waddington, British Columbia, during the 2010 field season. Credit: Eric Steig

Drilling with the thermal drill during the 2013 field season in SE Greenland to investigate liquid water storage in the perennial firn aquifer. Credit: Jay Kyne

Collecting firn water from the drill head of the thermal drill during the 2013 field season in SE Greenland. Credit: Rick Forster

Retrograding ice cores collected with the thermal drill from South Cascade Glacier, Washington. Credit: Jay Kyne

Drilling with the thermal drill on the South Cascade Glacier, Washington. Credit: Jay Kyne

Drilling with the thermal drill on the South Cascade Glacier, Washington. Credit: Jay Kyne

The drill head of the thermal drill. Credit: Kristina Slawny

The thermal drill barrel and drill head. Credit: Kristina Slawny

The heat rings used in the drill head of the thermal drill. Credit: Kristina Slawny

The drill head of the thermal drill. Credit: Tony Wendricks