Figure 72.6 Ice-core drilling (Jay Kyne), central Greenland between Summit and Dye 3, 2003.

Improved methods of thin-section analysis, and techniques of analysis that do not utilize thin-section cutting, may be useful. The order-of-magnitude improvement in accuracy afforded by automatic c-axis-fabric analysis compared with human-conducted Rigsby-stage work (Hansen & Wilen, 2002) strongly recommends the new techniques.

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