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  • A red fishing tent on a frozen lake under a blue sky, with a few people working around it
    February 18, 2018

    Winter coring and ICD short course March 5-7

    First in a series of new short courses from LacCore/CSDCO

Come to lacCore/CSDCO for a 2.5-day training in winter coring and core processing!

  • March 5 (2 PM - 5 PM): introduction and facility tour, including coring procedure, equipment demonstration.
  • March 6 (all day): hands-on winter coring experience on a local lake, using various techniques including drive rod/square rod piston coring, gravity coring, field extrusion and subsampling; guidance for successful and safe winter field work.
  • March 7 (8:30 AM - 4 PM): initial core description (ICD): multisensor core logging, core splitting and surface preparation, basic macroscopic and microscopic lithological core description, core correlation, free software for ICD, correlation, and composite depth scales.

All costs for transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participant, and a nominal $50 fee for the workshop will be charged.  There are no restrictions on eligibility for the short course, but registration is limited to 10 persons. for information on ground transportation, lodging, and location.

TO REGISTER: Please fill out the form at AND the Customer Setup Form linked there.

Further short courses on various topics will be announced soon; to register your interest, please fill out the form at