University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab

Shot Hole Drill “Cool Tool”

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

The Shot Hole drill is a first-of-its-kind scientific tool developed by PSL and the Space Sciences Engineering Center (SSEC) in 2001 for UW-Madison’s Ice Coring and Drilling Services (ICDS) to help geophysicists obtain data relating to the dynamics of ice flows in Antarctica. It was featured as a “Cool Tool” in “On Wisconsin”, the UW-Madison Alumni Magazine.

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