Document DetailsAn Overview of Ice Drilling Technology
|Periodical/Journal:||Proceedings of the Second International Workshop/Symposium on Ice Drilling Technology (eds G. Holdsworth, K.C. Kuivinen and J.H. Rand), CRREL Special Report 84-34|
The significant advancements in ice drilling technology since the Ice-Core Drilling Symposium at Lincoln, Nebraska, in August 1974 are reviewed. Three examples are: the flame jet and hot water drilling through the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica and the deep core drilling at Dye 3 in South Greenland.