Press coverage after our press conference on 9th April 2019:


Beyond EPICA presented the decision where to drill for 1.5 million year old ice at:

EGU Press Conference
Tuesday, 9 April, 09:00
Beyond EPICA: The quest for a 1.5 Million year ice core

Press release and other material

In Antarctica internationally leading ice and climate scientists of 14 institutions from ten European countries are looking for the oldest ice-core record on Earth. Goal of the project "Beyond EPICA - Oldest Ice" is to find the ice core which goes furthest back in Earth’s history ...

Short briefing in Nature Geoscience News&Views

Call for papers in joint special issue on
Oldest Ice: finding and interpreting climate proxies in ice older than 700,000 years
of the EGU Journals "The Cryosphere" and "Climate of the Past"


BE-OI has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 730258.