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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Calypso Corer

Caption: This is Calypso corer onboard the Marian Dufresne II research vessel and iceberg in Scotia Sea in background. Researchers used this tool to uncover the first evidence for massive and abrupt iceberg calving in Antarctica, dating back 19,000 to 9,000 years ago.

Credit: Michael Weber

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