A selection of equipment and associated accessories commonly used in scientific drilling and coring is described here.
Most of this equipment is available for rental through CSDCO/LacCore, or we can coordinate utilization or purchase through vendors. Contact our staff for details regarding rental, or to discuss other equipment not showcased here.
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|Name||Type||Lithology||Max Water Depth (M)||Max Sediment Depth (M)|
|Backpack Drill||Conventional Diamond Coring||Rock|
|Bolivia||Direct Push, Piston, Repeat-drive||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||30-50||17|
|Ekman Dredge||Grab||Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length||0.2|
|Freeze Corer||Freeze||Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length||1.5|
|Freeze Shoe||Rotary Diamond Corer (ALN), Wireline Hyrdaulic Piston Corer (HPC)||Coarse-grained, Fine-grained, Hard Sediment, Soft Sediment, Soil/Regolith|
|Griffith/O'Grady Surface Corers||Direct Push, Piston, Surface Coring||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||30-50||3|
|Hongve||Gravity||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length up to ~100m||.3|
|HTH||Gravity||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire/rope length||0.5|
|ICDP Damen Barge (DLDS)|
|ICDP Space Frame|
|Kullenberg||Gravity, Single-drive, Trigger-release, Wire Deployed||Fine-grained, Soft Sediment||limited by wire length (350m)||12|
|Lake Tools||Extended Shoe Corer (EXN), Rotary Diamond Corer (ALN), Wireline Hyrdaulic Piston Corer (HPC)||Soft Sediment, Soil/Regolith|
|Livingstone||Direct Push, Piston, Repeat-drive||Soft Sediment||30-50||30|