South Pole Ice Core



Title: UW part of team that drilled first deep ice core at the South Pole
Author: Hickey, H.
Periodical: UW Today

This January – high summer at the South Pole – a University of Washington glaciologist helped lead a project that surpassed its goal to drill the first deep ice core at the planet???s southernmost tip, providing material to help solve a climate puzzle.

Eric Steig, a UW professor of Earth and space sciences, returned to Seattle this month after being chief scientist for the final stretch of the National Science Foundation-funded effort at the Antarctic station.

Year: 2016