Blog Posts Tagged "how science works"

Core Description Consensus

Coordinating scientific observations among 33 scientists and 24 lab technicians over 2 shifts is no easy task. But it’s very important.

How we drill and core in hard sediments and rocks

When we want to drill into hard sediments and rocks, we have to change the drill bit. In the deeper part of Site U1480, we used an RCB (Rotary Core Barel) drill bit rather than the APC/XCB we used before for coring the younger, softer sediments.*

Mysterious mud volcanoes explained by Chief Scientists

Hi there! My latest video is available on Youtube<. Watch to learn why our scientists are so excited about blue mud, and how the science conducted on this expedition can help us better understand earthquakes and tsunamis.