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Welcome to the unofficial web site of ODP Leg 196 (Nankai Trough, northwestern Pacific). This site, brought to you via satellite uplink, will be updated at irregular intervals. These web pages are intended to give you an idea of life onboard the drillship as it unfolds over the course of a leg.

Week 1: Keelung, scientific party, casing, and LWD tools (posted 14 May 2001)
Week 2: LWD scientific party, LWD assembly, and MWD data (posted 22 May 2001)
Week 3: Birthdays, T-shirt creation, arrival in Kochi (posted 30 May 2001)
Week 4: ACORK installation (posted 4 June 2001)
Week 5: ROV platform assembly (posted 11 June 2001)
Week 6: Drill floor, "man on wire," and ACORK scientific party (posted 19 June 2001)
Week 7: ACORK installation and kite flying contest (posted 25 June 2001)

Leg 196 ended in Yokohama (Japan) on 1 July 2001.

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