Blog Posts Tagged "gabbro"

How Basalt and Gabbro are Both the Same Yet Different

As the JOIDES Resolution has continued to drill deeper into the hole beneath us, the type of rock we are drilling has changed. Near the surface of the ocean crust you find mainly basalts. As we get closer to the bottom of the ocean crust you find mainly gabbros.

CORE DESCRIBERS : 3 teams, 3 specialities, 1 goal ! introduction

"Core on deck" marque le debut d'un voyage long et sinueux dans l'univers de la science. L'objet de cette serie de blogs, intitulee "CORE DESCRIBERS", est de presenter la tache de chacun dans la description minutieuse du plus grand nombre possible de donnees sur la precieuse roche rapportee du fond des oceans.