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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
Canoe
Cataraft
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
Inflatable Boat
Inflatable Kayak
Innertube
Kayak
Kullenberg Gravity, Single-drive, Trigger-release, Wire Deployed Fine-grained, Soft Sediment limited by wire length (350m) 12
Kullenberg (platform)
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

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