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LacCore Sampling Policies

Core material is a finite resource that must be carefully apportioned for use in scientifically sound studies. Sample requests may originate from any scientist, curator, or educator with adequate resources to complete a scientific investigation, or who can prepare materials for curatorial or educational purposes. Requests for samples from archive-phase cores are evaluated carefully and, if approved, the requestor assumes several distinct responsibilities. In particular, the following specific rules govern sample requests: