Chapter 4. Ice Drilling and Coring

  1. Yoseph Bar-Cohen5 and
  2. Kris Zacny6
  1. Charles R. Bentley1,
  2. Bruce R. Koci1,
  3. Laurent J.-M. Augustin1,
  4. Robin J. Bolsey1,
  5. James A. Green1,
  6. Jay D. Kyne1,
  7. Donald A. Lebar1,
  8. William P. Mason1,
  9. Alexander J. Shturmakov1,
  10. Hermann F. Engelhardt2,
  11. William D. Harrison3,
  12. Michael H. Hecht5 and
  13. Victor Zagorodnov4

Published Online: 31 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626625.ch4

Drilling in Extreme Environments: Penetration and Sampling on Earth and other Planets

Drilling in Extreme Environments: Penetration and Sampling on Earth and other Planets

How to Cite

Bentley, C. R., Koci, B. R., Augustin, L. J.-M., Bolsey, R. J., Green, J. A., Kyne, J. D., Lebar, D. A., Mason, W. P., Shturmakov, A. J., Engelhardt, H. F., Harrison, W. D., Hecht, M. H. and Zagorodnov, V. (2009) Ice Drilling and Coring, in Drilling in Extreme Environments: Penetration and Sampling on Earth and other Planets (eds Y. Bar-Cohen and K. Zacny), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626625.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

  2. 6

    Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corp., 460 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Wisconsin – Madison, Space Science and Engineering Center, Ice Coring and Drilling Services (ICDS), 1225 W. Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA

  2. 2

    California Institute of Technology, Division of Planetary and Geological Sciences, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

  3. 3

    University of Alaska, Geophysical Institute, 903 Koyukuk Drive, P.O. Box 757320, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA

  4. 4

    Ohio State University, Byrd Polar Research Center, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43221, USA

  5. 5

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408528

Online ISBN: 9783527626625

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Keywords:

  • drilling;
  • drills;
  • coring;
  • ice;
  • glacier;
  • drilling fluid

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coring Drills

  • Hole-Only Drills

  • Autonomous Ice-Melting Drills

  • Drilling Fluids

  • Comments on Encountering the Bed

  • Drilling to Characterize the Glacier Bed

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References