Site: WSTR-1B

Track Line: WSTR-1B
Seismic Line: WSTR-1B

Priority: 1
Position: 47°03.93´S, 145°14.21´E
Water Depth:
3580 m
Sediment Thickness: At least 1600 m
Target Drilling Depth: 250 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 680 m
Seismic Coverage: Tasmante (L'Atalante) 125-4, 125-9


The objective of WSTR-1B is to core and log a late Neogene and a complete Quaternary Indian Ocean section for high-resolution biostratigraphic study.

Drilling Program: Triple APC

Logging and Downhole Operations: None

Nature of Sediment Anticipated: upper Neogene ooze and chalk

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