East Antarctica drilling project will give snapshot of Earth’s atmosphere and climate
Scientists are planning to extract ice samples from more than 1.5m years ago in a bid to discover more about our ancient climate – and hopefully learn more about our future climate.
The Beyond Epica project plans to extract samples from the bottom of a 2.75km-thick ice sheet in East Antarctica. The ice cores will be the oldest ever drilled for.
Original Title: Scientists to take 1.5m-year-old ice samples for climate research
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/29/scientists-to-take-old-ice-samples-for-climate-research-east-antarctica