Resource Available - Ice Bits Newsletter: Winter 2016-17

15 March 2017

Ice Bits Newsletter
Winter 2016-17
U.S. Ice Drilling Program

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The U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO) announces the release of the
Winter 2016-17 edition of their Ice Bits newsletter. The Ice Bits
newsletter is the quarterly update of the U.S. IDPO and Ice Drilling
Design and Operations (IDDO) group activities.

Topics highlighted in this edition include:

- The successful deployment of the IDDO's Two New Rock Coring Drills;
- The wrap up of the 2016-2017 Antarctic field season;
- Equipment development, including the Stampfli 2-Inch Drill, Rapid Air
Movement (RAM) Drill, and Sediment Laden Lake Ice Drill;
- IDPO involvement in multiple education and outreach events;
- IDPO hosted a successful town hall at the American Geophysical Union
Fall Meeting; and
- Requesting of ice drilling support.

The IDPO and the IDDO group were established by the National Science
Foundation (NSF) in 2008 to coordinate long-term and short-term planning
in collaboration with the greater U.S. ice science community and to
provide ice drilling and ice coring support and expertise for NSF-funded

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