In the Austral Summer of 2007, ANDRILL will be drilling a second hole beneath the Sea Ice of McMurdo Sound. In this series of Video Journals, we will explore the geology of the Antarctic continent and why ANDRILL continues to drill holes around its margin. The first video is scheduled to be posted on November 2nd, and a new one will be posted at the end of each week after that for 6 weeks. Keep in touch! We'd love to hear from you!

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In the Austral Summer of 2006, ANDRILL drilled and recovered 1,284 meters of rock core from beneath the McMurdo Ice Shelf in Antarctica. What secrets are hidden in this rock? Why do scientists from around the world work together in the coldest, windiest, driest place on Earth to uncover these secrets that have been shrouded beneath the ice for millions of years? Join us for a real world geoscience adventure in Antarctica! These 14 video journals were produced live on the ice during the ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf Project (October 2006 - January 2007).

In this series, travel from Lincoln, Nebraska to Christchurch, New Zealand, and eventually to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Meet each of the science teams and see first-hand how drillers, microbiologists, paleontologists, and many other disciplines work together to complete one of the most successful research expeditions on the Antarctic continent.

Also, check out the companion book to the 2006 Video Journals. This booklet contains background information, discussion starters, and hands-on activities to engage you, your students, and others in learning Antarctic geoscience.

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