Gerry Plumbley and Qing Zhang prepare to drill an ice core.

Gerry Plumbley from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Qing Zhang from China prepare to drill one of the first ice cores taken during the expedition. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Ian MacDonald, NOAA/OER.

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