169S Prospectus

Site SI-02B

Location: Saanich Inlet, British Colombia, Canada
Priority: 1
Position: 48°38.00'N, 123°30.00'W
Water Depth: 200 m
Sediment Thickness: 260 m
Total Penetration: 124mbsf
Seismic Coverage: Single channel


1. Very high resolution (annual) terrestrial and marine paleoenvironmental record since glaciation

2.Frequency of large earthquake events, Cascadia subduction margin

3. Sediment diagenesis in an isolated anoxic basin

Drilling Program: Triple APC core

Logging and Downhole Operations: None

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Organic-rich terrigenous muds, stiff glaciomarine muds, abundant ice-rafted debris

Seismic Profile 1b (25 kb)

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