Articles | Volume 19
Workshop report
29 May 2015
Workshop report |  | 29 May 2015

Accelerating Neoproterozoic research through scientific drilling

D. J. Condon, P. Boggiani, D. Fike, G. P. Halverson, S. Kasemann, A. H. Knoll, F. A. Macdonald, A. R. Prave, and M. Zhu

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This workshop report outlines the background, topics discussed and major conclusions/future directions arising form an ICDP- and ECORD-sponsored workshop convened to discuss the utility of scientific drilling for accelerating Neoproterozoic research.