The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP): Using Scientific Drilling to understand the Paleoclimate Context of Human Evolution (HSPDP)
  • Geologic age: pliocene/pleistocene
  • Number of drillsites (drillholes): 6(13)
  • Drilled length: 2180.0 m
  • Cored length: 2180 m
  • Core recovered, length: 1976.35 m
  • Cored length / Total length ratio: 90.66%
  • Core recovered / Total length ratio: 90.66%
drilling operations are originally planned for June 2013 to January 2014. The last core was retrieved in November 2014 at Chew Bahir. The last core description was done April 2015 at LacCore for Chew Bahir holes.
completed
Repository Information: Where the rock samples are stored.
Lake Sediments:
This is the preferred URL to be used in publications, citations etc.
african rift, climate dynamics, east africa, ethiopia, global environment, hominin evolution, HSPDP, ICDP-2010/04, kenya, MAGADI, paleoclimate,
0° 38' N, 36° 5' E