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We support more than 400 projects annually.

Search past, ongoing, and conceptual projects here, including large projects not supported by CSDCO / LacCore.

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Project Name State/Country Named Features Investigators
Colorado Plateau Coring Project (CPCP) United States, Arizona Petrified Forest National Park Paul Olsen, John Geissman, Randy Irmis, Dennis Kent
DeepCHALLA-Lake Challa Drilling Project (DCH) Kenya, Tanzania, Kilimanjaro, Taita Taveta Lake Challa Dirk Verschuren
Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP) Ethiopia, Kenya, Afar, Baringo, Kajiado, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Turkana Baringo/Tugen/Barsemoi, Chew Bahir, Lake Magadi, North Awash Osi Isi, North Awash Warenso, West Turkana Andrew Hill, John Kingston, Al Deino, Andy Cohen, Craig Feibel, Chris Campisano, Dan Olago, Ramon Arrowsmith, Kay Reed, Jonathan Wynn, Asfat Asrat, Bernie Owen, Robin Renault, Tim Lowenstein, Frank Schaebitz, Asfa Asarat, Henry Lamb, Martin Trauth
Hydrothermal Dynamics of Yellowstone Lake (YLAKE) United States, Wyoming Yellowstone Lake Rob Sohn, Pat Shanks, Lisa Morgan Morzel, Sheri Fritz, Cathy Whitlock, Lisa Morgan, Bill Inskeep, Daniel Conley; students/postdocs: Luke McKay
Lake Junin Drilling Project (PLJ) Peru, Junin Lago Junin Mark Abbott, Donald Rodbell, Pedro Tapia
Lake Towuti Drilling Project (TDP) Indonesia, Sulawesi Lake Towuti James Russell, Hendrik Vogel, Satria Bijaksana
MexiDrill Chalco Drilling Project (MEXI) Mexico, Tulyehualco Lake Chalco Erik Brown, Blas Valero-Garces, Joe Werne, Peter Fawcett, Magarita Caballero, Socorro Loranzo, Beatriz Ortega
Olduvai Gorge Coring Project (OGDP) Tanzania, Arusha Olduvai Gorge Nick Toth, Kathy Schick
Olorgesailie Drilling Project (ODP) Kenya, Kajiado Olorgesailie Rick Potts
Project: SHAKE United States, Washington Lake Crescent Karl Wegmann, Lonnie Leithold, Alli Vo