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ANDRILL: How and Why They Drill (Webcast)
Date: November 30, 2007
Running Time: 00:23:36

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This program is available for download in the Ice Stories Polar Media Collection.


The ANDRILL Project is a feat of engineering. How do scientists drill and retrieve sediment cores from under the ice and sea, and why do they do it? We’ll talk with scientists and engineers at a sea-ice drill site and learn more about the ANDRILL Project.
What's it like to be a research scientist working in the Arctic or Antarctica? We gave polar scientists video cameras and asked them to document their field work. Webcasts produced at the poles are another part of the Ice Stories project.

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