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Lake Olorgesailie

Lake Olorgesailie Scientific Drilling Project on Climate and Human Origins Project details extracted from The Smithsonian Human Origins Program.   DOSECC Core Drilling Services Team drilled day and night. Project Goal The Smithsonian’s Human Origins Program team was led by Dr. Rick Potts in collaboration with the National Museums of Kenya and worked with DOSECC […]

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Block Island, Rhode Island Coast

Geotechnical Drilling Project at Block Island This geotechnical drilling project at Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island was done in tandem with the New Jersey Shallow Shelf Geotechnical Drilling Project – Expedition 313.  GZA GeoEnvironmental retained DOSECC geotechnical drilling services to conduct site studies for offshore wind development off of Rhode Island by Deepwater Wind. Update […]

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Best Practices in the Development of Scientific Drilling Projects, Cohen & Nielson, 2007

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Continental Scientific Drilling has an established record in advancing the earth sciences. The Continental Scientific Drilling Program was carried out in the U.S. between 1985 and 1994 and has been succeeded by the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program. Currently, projects of national and international interest are underway, and scientific drilling on continents and […]

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Lake and Marine Drilling Planning and Operations Manual, Nielson, 2003

INTRODUCTION This manual will aid scientific investigators and operations managers in planning and budgeting off shore operations using DOSECC’s drilling systems. Each drilling project has unique scientific objectives and logistical issues, and it is difficult to consider all variables in a general presentation. However, this manual provides information that we hope will be useful in […]