Lake Baikal Drilling Projects
|Baikal Drilling Project 1989 - 1999||CONTINENT: High-resolution CONTINENTal paleoclimate record in Lake Baikal 2001 - 2003|
The Baikal Drilling Project was a multi-national effort (Russia, Japan, Germany, USA) to extract the record of global climate change and tectonic evolution of the Lake Baikal sedimentary basin in the Late Neogene. Historically, the Baikal Drilling Project began in 1989 as a joint Russian-American scientific venture (Williams, 1992; Kuzmin and Williams, 1993).
ICDP provided operational support for the core handling of the drilling expeditions in 1998 and 1999.
CONTINENT was a research project supported by the European Commission under the Fifth Framework Programme. The main objectives were:
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