Site: SET-1A

Track Line: SET-1A
Seismic Line: SET-1A

Priority: 2
Position: 45°18.62´S, 147°55.16´E
Water Depth:
4060 m
Sediment Thickness: 1800 m
Target drilling Depth: 500 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 500 m
Seismic Coverage: Tasmante (L'Atalante) 125-4

Objectives: The objectives of SET-1A include

1. Coring and logging a complete Eocene-Neogene Pacific Ocean drift section

2. Determining climate, sea-level, and tectonic controls on abyssal sediment supply

Drilling Program: Triple APC, XCB, RCB

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

Nature of Sediment Anticipated: Neogene ooze and chalk (400 m); Eocene mudstone or chalk

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