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7th International Workshop on Ice Drilling Technology


WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Below you will find the program/schedule/agenda for the workshop as well as the posters that will be presented at the workshop.

You can also DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT AND ABSTRACT BOOKLET (PDF format; 600 KB) for the workshop. The handout/abstract booklet also contains the program shown below. Hardcopies of the handout will also be provided at the workshop.


PROGRAM


Monday, 9 Sep 2013
  16:00   Icebreaker/Registration
  20:00   End of day
 
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
  08:00   Registration
    OPENING SESSION
  08:30   Opening of workshop
  08:35   Sigfus Johnsen memorial
  08:45 Severinghaus Some scientific goals for ice drilling over the next decade (keynote lecture)
Session 1 CHALLENGES & EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
  09:45 Talalay Recent problems of ice drilling technology: A discussion
  10:05 Wilhelms Present drill developments at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)
  10:25 Wang Rapid ice drilling concept with air continual transporting of cuttings and cores
  10:45   Coffee break
  11:15 Alemany The new subglacior drilling probe
  11:35 Triest Down borehole sampling and analysis design solutions for the SubGlacior Ice&Lasers project
  11:55 Zagorodnov Thermodynamics of access boreholes in Ross Ice Shelf studied with DTS sensors
Session 2 LOGISTICAL & DRILL CAMP OPERATIONS
  12:15 Steffensen The NEEM deep ice core drilling camp as a test site for new ideas in camp construction
  12:35 Mulvaney The James Ross Island and Fletcher Promontory ice core drilling projects
  12:55 Pyne Intermediate Coring at Roosevelt Island: Logistics and lessons
  13:15   Administrational stuff
  13:20   Lunch break
  14:20   POSTER SESSION
  18:00   End of day
 
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Session 3 SHALLOW & HIGH-ALTITUDE DRILLING
  08:30 Kuhl Blue Ice Drill — Design and applications
  08:50 Matoba Alpine ice core drilling at the northern North Pacific region
  09:10 Schwikowski A new thermal drilling system for high-altitude or temperate glaciers
  09:30 Hong Discrete element modeling of cuttings transportation by ice coring auger
  09:50 Leonhardt Buildup, advancement and field test of a 200 meter shallow core system based on the classic Hans Tausen Drill
  10:10   Coffee break
Session 4 INTERMEDIATE DEPTH ICE DRILLING
  10:40 Sheldon A new Danish intermediate depth ice core drilling system
  11:00 Johnson Next generation of an intermediate depth drill
  11:20 Triest Technical innovations and optimization for intermediate ice core drilling
  11:40 Mandeno Ice coring at Roosevelt Island: Drill design, performance and refrigeration solutions at a low altitude “warm coastal” Antarctic location
  12:00   Administrational stuff
  12:10   Lunch break
  13:15   FIELD EXCURSION
 
Thursday, 12 Sep 2013
Session 5 HOT WATER DRILLING
  08:30 Cherwinka The Enhanced Hot Water Drill (IceCube — South Pole)
  08:50 Benson The ARA Hot Water Drill (Askaryan Radio Array — South Pole)
  09:10 Anker The BAS ice shelf hot water drill: current design and drilling methods
  09:30 Makinson Hot water drilled sub-ice access required: what are the best options?
  09:50 Hill A review of the subglacial Lake Ellsworth 2012/13 field campaign
  10:10   Coffee break
  10:40 Rack Developing a hot-water drill system for the WISSARD Project
  11:00 Duling Techniques for clean access drilling of subglacial lakes
Session 6 SPECIAL ASPECTS OF ICE DRILLING TECHNOLOGY
  11:20 Duling Traction drives to improve hose and cable spooling
  11:40 Burnett Instrumentation and control systems for the WISSARD hot water drill
  12:00 Mortensen Precision cable winch level wind for deep ice coring systems
  12:20 Fan Design and test of anti-torque system of cable-suspended electromechanical drill
  12:40 Zhang Control system of IBED electromechanical drill
  13:00   Lunch break
Session 7 DRILLING FLUIDS
  14:00 Xu Theory and experiment of ester drilling fluids for ice coring in Antarctica
  14:20 Sheldon Promising new borehole liquids for deep ice core drilling on the high Antarctic plateau
Session 8 DIRECTIONAL DRILLING & REPLICATE SAMPLING
  14:40 Podoliak The technology of directional drilling in ice via drill on carrying cable
  15:00 Shturmakov DISC Drill and Replicate Coring System — New era in deep ice drilling engineering
  15:20   Coffee break
  15:50 Gibson Replicate Ice Coring System architecture — Mechanical design
  16:10 Mortensen Replicate Ice Coring System architecture — Electrical, electronic, and software design
  16:30 Johnson DISC Drill and Replicate Ice Coring System testing
  16:50 Dahnert Production drilling at WAIS Divide
Session 9 FUTURE DRILLING PROJECTS
  17:10 Steffensen A new Greenland drill site, NEGIS
  17:30   Administrational stuff
  18:00   BANQUET DINNER
  21:00   End of day
 
FRIDAY, 13 Sep 2013
Session 10 DEEP ICE DRILLING
  08:30 Popp Experience from the NEEM deep drilling
  08:50 Vasilev The method for maintaining the differential pressure in boreholes drilled in ice and the effect of ice hydrofracturing
  09:10 Vasilev Results and peculiarities of the 5G borehole drilling
  09:30 Motoyama Analysis of shallow/deep ice core drilling data, and the future plan of intermediate depth drilling
Session 11 RAPID ACCESS & IN-SITU PROBES
  09:50 Dachwald Design and field tests of a maneuverable clean subsurface ice exploration probe
  10:10 Heinen Acoustic in-ice navigation in the Enceladus Explorer project
  10:30   Coffee break
  11:00 Goodge Progress toward a rapid access ice drill for deep drilling of basal ice sheets and sub-ice bedrock in Antarctica
  11:20 Schwander RADIX: A minimal resources rapid access drilling system
Session 12 WARM ICE, SUBGLACIAL PENETRATION & SAMPLING
  11:40 Lipenkov What have we learned from the first unsealing of Lake Vostok?
  12:00 Graly Pulley operated, suction-powered subglacial sediment extractor successfully employed to depths of 825 meters
  12:20 Siegel Project VALKYRIE: Development of a laser powered autonomous ice penetrator
  12:40   Lunch break
  13:40 Zagorodnov Mechanical ice core drilling at temperatures close to the pressure melting point
  14:00 Sun Bedrock drilling project at Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains in East Antarctica
  14:20 Cao The diamond drilling bits test for subglacial bedrocks sampling
  14:40   CLOSING SESSION & WRAP-UP
  15:00   Coffee break
  15:30   Spontaneous session on hot topics
  18:00   Latest end of workshop


POSTERS


BOREHOLE LOGGING
  Markov Low temperature, high precision pressure-temperature logger
  Motoyama Deep borehole logging at Dome Fuji Station, Antarctica
DIRECTIONAL DRILLING & REPLICATE SAMPLING
  Mortensen DISC Drill and Replicate Coring Systems research and development
  Schüller Thermal simulations of the maneuverable ice exploration probe IceMole
DRILLING FLUIDS
  Sheldon NEEM drill liquids — The investigation and experience using ESTISOL 240 and COASOL
  Triest A current update of silicone oil as drilling fluid
  Xu Modeling of drilling fluid contamination at the ice drilling sites
  Yu Improvements of the drilling fluid processing for cable-suspended electromechanical drills
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
  Rousseau CLIMCOR, PaleoCLIMatic CORing, High Resolution and Innovations
FUTURE DRILLING PROJECTS
  Zheng IBED ice and bedrock electromechanical drill
  Mulvaney CosmoDrillWAIS: Proposed drilling project to recover cosmogenic isotopes from subglacial bedrock
HOT WATER & RAPID ACCESS DRILLING
  Talalay General principles for the designing of hot-water ice drilling systems
ICE CORE HANDLING & QUALITY CONTROL
  Neff Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution (RICE) project: ice core quality at an intermediate depth site
  Souney Core handling for the WAIS Divide ice core project
ICE DRILLING IN COMPLICATED CONDITIONS
  Neff Ice core drilling at a high-accumulation temperate-glacier site: Combatant Col, Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada
  Zagorodnov Ice coring of polythermal glaciers
IN-SITU PROBES
  Zagorodnov New applications of hot point drills
  Zagorodnov Snow and firn density variability in West Central Greenland
NEW CHALLENGES & INNOVATIVE ANSWERS TO OLD CHALLENGES
  Schupp Modified down-hole drill unit based on the EPICA/NorthGRIP design
  Whelsky Modeled air loss in firn associated with use of the Rapid Air Movement Drill
SHALLOW ICE DRILLING
  Goetz Design of a new IDDO hand auger
  Talalay Electromechanical drill with air reverse circulation
  Talalay New generation of shallow ice drills
  Tell Development of a modular drilling winch system
SPECIAL ASPECTS OF ICE DRILLING TECHNOLOGY
  Alemany Chips transport research and testing for the SUBGLACIOR project
  Alemany The French ice drilling facilities
  Brozek Fabrication of straight and long pipes — Manufacturing methods
  Duling In-situ water production for the WISSARD hot water drill
  Linder (Heinen) Near field exploration in glacier ice by means of phased array ultrasound technology
  Wilhelms New hollow torque motor for ice coring applications
  Yang Gear-pump as circulation device of the deep ice electromechanical drill: Design and tests
SUBGLACIAL SAMPLING
  Espe The IceMole clean access and sampling subsystem for subglacial aquatic environments
  Talalay Autonomous sonde RECAS for environmental exploration of Antarctic subglacial lakes
  Talalay Sediment vibrocorer for subglacial sampling
THERMAL DRILLING
  Greenler Size, lifetime and heat requirements in water drilling of holes for IceCube
  Shimeng Development and application of thermal drill in CAREERI, CAS

 

 


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