LacCore and the Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office 
(CSDCO), funded by NSF, will offer the *Drilling and Coring Summer 
Institute* twice in summer 2016.

The application deadline for both sessions is *April 1, 2016*.

*What:*  Two weeks of hands-on field, lab, and computer activities, 
lectures, and discussions
*Who:*  15 graduate students, postdocs, early career researchers in each 
session, led by Dr. Amy Myrbo with the staff of LacCore/CSDCO
*Where:* LacCore/CSDCO, Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota
*When:*  June 13-24 or August 8-19, 2016
*How:*  Most expenses are paid by NSF.  Participants pay only for their 
own travel and evening meals.
*Why:*  Learn methods and best practices in continental scientific 
coring and drilling; core handling and analysis; data, metadata, and 
sample curation; core-specific free software; radiocarbon age-depth 
modeling; image analysis; working with NSF and ICDP; designing and 
conducting meaningful broader impacts; more.

Apply at (deadline April 1)
More information and print-friendly color flyer at

Applicants from all countries are eligible to apply;*however, grants to 
support travel to and from Minneapolis are **/not/**available from 

Please forward this message!

/The Drilling and Coring Summer Institute is funded by the National 
Science Foundation - Instrumentation and Facilities Program as part of 
the CSDCO cooperative agreement (NSF-IF-1338382)./


Amy Myrbo, Ph.D.
Research Associate | LacCore |
Director of Outreach, Diversity, and Education |
Department of Earth Sciences |
500 Pillsbury Dr SE, room 672A, Minneapolis MN 55455
University of Minnesota |
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