Using Icefield Instruments Ice Coring Drill, researchers were able to recover the world's oldest ice chunk. Dated at 2.7 million years old, it is considerably older than the previous record holder of 1 million years found in 2015.Full Story
The ECLIPSE ice coring drill is a modified version of the Danish intermediate-depth tipping-tower drill designed at the University of Copenhagen. This drill is intended for drilling dry holes to depths of up to 350m.
Icefield Instruments Inc. manufactures pulse radar transmitters based on the Narod transmitter (Narod, 1994). This transmitter is very small and portable, consumes little power, yet is capable of measuring ice thicknesses of 300m (temperate ice) to 800m (cold ice).
Services and on-site training for intermediate depth drilling (0-350m) at any location.
Icefield Instruments Inc. can provide a wide variety of consulting services related to glaciology and hydrology.
The handheld digital ECM unit operates from an internal battery and records conductivity data digitally in non-volatile memory. A USB-serial converter is supplied for use with computers lacking a serial port.