Accession Number : ADP004801

Title :   An Overview of Ice Drilling Technology,

Corporate Author : NEBRASKA UNIV LINCOLN

Personal Author(s) : Hansen,B. L.

Report Date : DEC 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Significant advances in ice drilling technology since the Ice-Core Drilling technology since the Ice-Core Drilling Symposium at Lincoln, Neb., 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.

Descriptors :   *DRILLING MACHINES, ICE, CORES, DRILLING, ACCESS, HOT WATER, FLAMES, ANTARCTIC REGIONS, GREENLAND

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE