Science Update

When you’re reading our daily reports, you may find it helpful to refer to “What on Earth is a Core?”

Also, remember that we post all official reports on the IODP United States Implementing Organization website where you can always access more detail.  Got questions?  Send them!  Same goes for the challenge questions!

Off to the U1333 science meeting!   Adam

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DATE:  28 March

LOCATION: Hole U1332C (PEAT-2C). 11º 54.74’N, 141º 2.74’W (4926 mbsl)

SCIENCE UPDATE: Offset 30 m to north and prepare to spud Hole U1332C to cover gaps in first two holes. Cores U1332C-1H to 13H and 14X taken from 0 to 118 m DSF; recovered 128.4 m.

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DATE:  29 March

LOCATION:  Hole U1332C (PEAT-2C). 11º 54.74’N, 141º 2.74’W (4926 mbsl)

SCIENCE UPDATE:  Cores U1332-15X to 18X penetrated from 118.0 to 155.5 mbsf; recovered 19.6 m. Coring finished at Hole U1332C; begin transit to Site U1333 (PEAT-3C) with IODP Publications Specialist and birthday girl Kelly VonDrehle at the helm (with Captain Alex Simpson, of course)

Challenge:  Calculate the % recovery for both days.  Send your answers through the Comment function below.

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Photo:  Leaving U1332 with Kelly VonDrehle and Captain Alex Simpson at the helm.  Credit:  Bill Crawford, IODP Imaging Specialist.


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