Site: ETP-1A

Track Line: ETP-1A
Seismic Line: ETP-1A

Priority: 2
Position: 43°54.60´S, 150°54.60´E
Water Depth: 2790 m
Sediment Thickness: 1200 m
Target Drilling Depth: 615 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 615 m
Seismic Coverage: Tasmante (L'Atalante) 125-3

Objectives: The objectives of ETP-1A include

1. Coring and logging a complete Neogene Pacific Ocean pelagic carbonate section

2. Coring and logging a complete Eocene-lower Oligocene detrital(?) section

Drilling Program: Triple APC, XCB, RCB

Logging and Downhole Operations: Triple combo, FMS-Sonic, GHMT

Nature of Sediment Anticipated: Neogene ooze and chalk (365 m); Eocene mudstone(?)

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