Lake Titicaca Drilling Project

Tropical-Subtropical Andes, Bolivia/Peru

Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and Peru contains one of the most significant climatic archives in South America. It has been identified as one of the primary sites for completion of the Pole-Equator-Pole paleoclimatic transect of the Western Hemisphere. Lake Titicaca is the only large, deep freshwater lake in South America. In 2001, DOSECC cored three sites in Lake Titicaca using the GLAD800. During this project, we collected a total of 593.6 m of core.

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