Blog Posts Tagged "sediment"
So, a fair question to ask is "what are you doing out there in the middle of the Pacific Ocean poking holes in the seafloor?" I suppose the easy answer is "because we want to." We want to not as much for the hole it makes, but for the sediments that we drill and recover when we make the hole. These sediments have been piling up out here for millions of years.
If time travel intrigues you, I believe geophysics is the way to go! What better way to delve into the earth's history than to study the earth system processes over time. You may not be able to physically transmit yourself back to 100 million years ago, but discovering through science can take you there mentally. Just imagine!