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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From the Editor's Desk

The coring operations go
into a little recess and the wireline logging takes over. Priority remains
to wind up the hole summary before occupying the next one.

Downhole logging

Now that we have drilled down to the depths that we need before setting casing and drilling a very deep hole all the way to the basement we have decided to stop and measure downhole geophysical logs. This is a method in which sensors are deployed down the borehole to record different aspects of the physical properties of rocks.