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5 May 2015

Request for Community Input – Draft 2015 Long Range Science Plan

Please read through the draft Long Range Science Plan and send corrections, updates, or additions to ASAP or not later than Tuesday, MAY 26, 2015.

10 March 2015

Winter 2014 Ice Bits Newsletter Now Available

The WINTER 2014 quarterly update of IDPO and IDDO activities is now available.

22 January 2015

4-March DEADLINE: Requesting Ice Drilling Support for NSF Antarctic Research Opportunities Proposals

If your proposal requires any kind of ice drilling, ice coring or borehole logging support from the IDDO group at the University of Wisconsin, you must contact at least 6 weeks prior to the proposal deadline, in this case by MARCH 4, 2015.

18 November 2014

Scientific Drilling in the Polar Regions

Fall AGU Town Hall Meeting: 15 December, 12:30-1:30pm, Moscone West, Room 2006

27 August 2014

Draft report on GEO Priorities and Frontiers, 2015-2020: An Invitation for Public Comment

Please send your comments to by Friday, September 12th.

Current and Upcoming Expeditions

Requesting Field Support

If you are preparing a proposal that includes any kind of support from the IDPO-IDDO, you must contact IDPO ( ) at least six weeks before you submit your proposal to obtain a Letter of Support and a Scope of Work/Cost Estimate, both of which must be included in your proposal.

For Scientists

Information and resources for the ice drilling science and technology communities.

Program Information

The U.S. Ice Drilling Program conducts integrated planning for the ice drilling science and technology communities, and provides drilling technology and operational support that enables the community to advance the frontiers of climate and environmental science.