Now At Sea

April 05, 2015 - May 31, 2015

The Arabian Sea Monsoon Expedition seeks to understand the interaction between the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau uplift and the development and evolution of the Indian summer monsoon.

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Re-entry Cone Deployed

It had been put together a few days ago but today was the day that the re-entry cone was finally deployed and made its journey down to the bottom of the sea floor ready to help us fit the casing and also to enter and reenter the hole several times.

The Underreamer

We are now at Hole D (the fourth hole at our site) and preparing to set casing so that we can drill very deep and sample some of the igneous basement here in the Laxmi Basin.