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Exploring a Glacier with Ground-Penetrating Radar

Posted on November 12th, 2013

What’s beneath the surface? The glaciers are melting. But exactly how fast are they disappearing? And what processes are going on out of sight, hundreds of feet beneath the ice? Answers to these questions are crucial for scientists hoping to understand the rate and magnitude of climate change. IIHR Associate Research Engineer Frank Weirich and […]

Frank Weirich's team takes the ground-penetrating radar out onto the surface of the Exit Glacier.

Beneath the Surface of Vanishing Glaciers

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Frank Weirich and his research team are conducting a multi-year research project using ground-penetrating radar to look inside the rapidly shrinking Exit Glacier.

A partial woolly mammoth tusk found in Southeast Iowa. Photo by Frank A. Weirich

IIHR Researcher Helps Unearth a Woolly Mammoth

Posted on December 5th, 2012

IIHR researcher Frank Weirich has contributed to the excavation of a woolly mammoth in Southeast Iowa by imaging the entire site using ground-penetrating radar. (Photo by Frank A. Weirich)

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