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Blog Posts Tagged "site survey"
Submitted by Jerry Bode on Wed, 03/25/2009 - 21:24
Yesterday, we arrived at our second site with little fanfare or excitement, which is a far cry from what it was like in the DSDP days. With the advent of GPS, determining where a site is and how we stay on site is very different from the early days of drilling.
Submitted by Heiko Paelike on Wed, 04/01/2009 - 20:01
From Planning to Reality Continued... One needs to spend a lot of research time to then figure out the best possible strategy, and eventually the best possible location, to answer the questions we came up with; and the next couple of years were spent with detailed reconstructions of plate tectonic movements and water depths.