Initial Publication Date: June 5, 2018

Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)

is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to provide leadership and technical support in subsurface sampling and monitoring technology for addressing topics of scientific and societal importance. Fifty-five research organizations are members of DOSECC.

Our goals are as follows:

  • Facilitate and support cost-effective scientific drilling projects
  • Link science and drilling technology
  • Design, build and operate drilling systems
  • Promote technology transfer and education
  • Represent U.S. interests in the international scientific drilling community.