Friday, April 18, 2008
Antarctic Ice Core
Here is an article about Antarctic ice core samples being drilled and researched at South Dakota State University. The ice core is being drilled in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and is being looked at to determine the make up of the Earth's atmosphere over the past 100,000 years. In particular they are trying to create a year by year record of the atmosphere's composition for the last 40,000 years.