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College of Science & Engineering > Dept. of Earth Sciences > Limnological Research Center > LacCore

LacCore home page


LacCore curates cores and samples from continental coring and drilling expeditions around the world, and also archives metadata and contact information for cores stored at other institutions. A significant number of older cores archived at LacCore are not yet listed here; check back for updates and contact Anders Noren or Kristina Brady Shannon for specific information about any of the holdings.


Data on our collection is currently available in three formats:

  1. CSV Spreadsheet (CSV)
    This comma-separated value spreadsheet offers the most complete information (i.e., sample type, date, ID, etc.). This format is most useful for searching and sorting.

  2. Google Earth (KML)
    This Google Earth file maps the location of all cores currently in the collection.

  3. HTML Table (HTML)
    This webpage displays basic location information for the sites catalogued.