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New Geotechnnical Drilling Applications for Water-Saturated Soils

Custom Engineered Scientific Drilling Tools for IDRAS Offer New Geotechnical Drilling Applications When developing the custom core drilling equipment for the scientific drilling IDRAS project that enables quality core drilling services in water-saturated soils while leaving the water in situ, it was clear the new technology would also offer benefits in geotechnical drilling applications.  When designing, engineering and […]

Best Practices in the Development of Scientific Drilling Projects, Cohen & Nielson, 2003

Best Practices in the Development of Scientific Drilling Projects, Cohen & Nielson, 2003 DOSECC President Dennis Nielson contributed to this publication in 2003. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Continental Scientifi c Drilling has an established record in advancing the earth sciences. The Continental Scientifi c Drilling Program was carried out in the U.S. between 1985 and 1994 and […]

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Chicxulub Project Report from the Yucatan

English Translation of Yucatan Article This month Mission 364 began research work at the Chicxulub Crater site. Scientists in charge of the project are encouraging and say they already are seeing interesting results. The evidence found in the layers of earth found 32 kilometers from the sea port of Progreso confirms the prehistoric stage of […]