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This quantity presents a overview and synthesizes the accomplishments of the earlier decade of the overseas Continental clinical Drilling software. extra importantly, it defines possibilities for clinical development via destiny drilling initiatives addressing a extensive diversity of disciplines within the Earth Sciences. furthermore there's a assessment of all prior initiatives that have been supported through the ICDP, in addition to of technical points linked to continental drilling.

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Analytical results confirm the distinct geochemistry hypothesis and the very small extent of Koolau volcano as skin deep only. Key Reference Haskins EH, Garcia MO (2004) Scientific drilling reveals geochemical heterogeneity within the Ko'olau shield, Hawai'i. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 147: 162-188 Fig 9. Photo of the drill-site and drill rig of the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project International Continental Scientific Drilling Program 37 Lake Titicaca Drilling Project Summary Lake Titicaca provides a unique opportunity to study a continuous record of past climate in tropical South America.

Site 2 is to the east of Isla del Sol in 235 m water depth (136 m subbottom). Site 3 is in the smaller Lago Huinaimarca sub-basin, where in 40 m of water a depth of 125 m subbottom was reached. Key references Baker P, Rigsby C, Seltzer G, Fritz S, Lowenstein T, Bacher N, Veliz C (2001) Tropical climate changes at millennial and orbital timescales on the Bolivian Altiplano. Nature 409: 698-701 Baker P, Grove M, Cross S, Seltzer G, Fritz S, Dunbar R (2001) The history of South American tropical precipitation for the past 25,000 years.

5. 6. 7. 8. Impact Structures Active Faulting and Earthquake Processes The Geobiosphere Volcanic Systems and Thermal Regimes Natural Resources Hotspot Volcanoes and Large Igneous Provinces Convergent Plate Boundaries and Collision Zones The conference was complemented by two workshops, one on “Drilling Technology”, at which representatives from the industry participated, and the second on the subject of “Education and Outreach” which was organized in cooperation with media representatives with the main aim of compiling the results of scientific drilling for use as school and training material as well as for presentation to the general public.

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