Development

The following equipment is either under active development or under consideration for development. For questions regarding any of the equipment listed below, contact Anna Zajicek, Field Support Manager, at 608.890.0711 and/or azajicek at wisc.edu. For information on how to request the use of any of the equipment shown below, see Requesting Field Support.

Active Development

700 Drill

This will be an ice coring drill capable of obtaining ice cores up to 700 m depth and agile enough for use in regions with limited logistics. Read more...

Foro 3000 Drill

Adaptation of existing Intermediate Depth Drill system to drill to 3,000 meters. The system minimizes logistical requirements and time on-site for deep ice coring. Read more...

Rapid Access Ice Drill

The Rapid Access Ice Drill (RAID) will drill a borehole through deep Antarctic ice, and core into the glacial bed and bedrock below. Read more...