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Blog Series Installment #2: Space as Time

Drilling can alter the core in a variety of ways. This morning, the core on the description tables is made of "biscuits and gravy": coherent chunks of compacted sediments separated by a muddy matrix of ground up core that gets squeezed into the core barrel in between the biscuits. Why does this happen and what can it tell us?

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Did you know?

The JOIDES Resolution is 143 m long.

The JOIDES stands for Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling.

The JOIDES goes all over the world’s oceans and the JR has no home port.

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