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Rapid Air Movement (RAM) Drill

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


IDP driller Mike Jayred tests the RAM Drill during the 2010-2011 field season for the Askaryan Radio Array project at South Pole. Photo: Michael DuVernois

IDP driller Mike Jayred tests the RAM Drill during the 2010-2011 field season for the Askaryan Radio Array project at South Pole. Photo: Michael DuVernois

IDP driller Mike Jayred tests the RAM Drill during the 2010-2011 field season for the Askaryan Radio Array project at South Pole. Photo: Michael DuVernois

IDP driller Mike Jayred operates the RAM Drill at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, during the 2009-2010 field season to quickly produce shot holes for seismic investigations. Photo: John Fegyveresi

The RAM Drill at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, during the 2009-2010 field season. The RAM Drill routinely attained depths of 90 meters during the season. Photo: John Fegyveresi

IDP engineer/driller Jay Johnson talks with an ASC employee at Onset D field camp while the RAM Drill operates. Photo: Melanie Conner