How to Drill a Two-Mile Deep Ice Core

This short video summarizes all of the steps in collecting an ice core at WAIS Divide using the Deep Ice Sheet Coring (DISC) drill. This video was produced by Heidi Roop (Ice Stories/Exploratorium) and Thomas Bauska (Oregon State University) during the 2009-2010 field season as part of the Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists project. Be sure and also read all of Heidi's dispatches.