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
Where: LacCore/CSDCO, Minneapolis campus of the University of
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 http://z.umn.edu/dcsiapply (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 LacCore/CSDCO.
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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 | LacCore.org
Director of Outreach, Diversity, and Education | CSDCO.org
Department of Earth Sciences | esci.umn.edu
500 Pillsbury Dr SE, room 672A, Minneapolis MN 55455
University of Minnesota | UMN.edu
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