The new drilling project brought several talented students into the field. Bryn Hubbard had just completed his Ph.D. in Cambridge with Martin on the characteristics of basal ice in Alpine glaciers, and he became the lead driller on the project, while Michael Nielsen was our drilling and instrument technician. Bryn was subsequently hired into the Centre for Glaciology at Aberystwyth, which he now directs, as was Giles Brown. Shulamit Gordon, a Bristol undergraduate, went on to do her M.Sc. with Martin in Alberta on borehole water quality profiling, and then worked on drilling projects with Barclay Kamb and Hermann Engelhardt...

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