Portal to drilling documents and publications of interest to the ice drilling community. There are currently 516 documents in the Library.

Document Details

A hot-water ice-coring drill
Authors: Engelhardt H, Kamb B and Bolsey R
Year: 2000
Periodical/Journal: Journal of Glaciology
Volume: 46
Number: 153
Page Range: 341-345
Abstract: A new method of ice-core drilling uses an annulus of hot-water jets to melt out a cylindrical ice core. This lightweight device used in combination with a fast hot-water drill can quickly obtain ice cores from any depth.
DOI: 10.3189/172756500781832873
URL: View document