Sampling & cores

  • Sediment cores — Obtain soil samples & push cores, grab samples, gravity & vibracores
  • Rock cores — Perform XCT, XRD, & XRF measurements
  • Thin section imaging — Scan 50 thin sections per day at 5 micron resolution
  • Core plugs — 3D laser scanning
  • Sample tests — Measure grain size, moisture content, porosity, mineralogy, ultrasonic velocities & analyte chemistry