Site: WNT-03B
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Seismic Line

Priority: 2
Position: 31°47.99'N, 133°53.59'E
Water Depth: 4850 m
Sediment Thickness: 1510 m
Target Drilling Depth: 1510 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 1510 m
Seismic Coverage: Fred Moore Line NT62-2, SP 540 (CDP 2800)

Objectives: The objectives of WNT-03B are to:

1. Contrast deformational and fluid flow behavior along strike

2. Determine the structural and hydrologic evolution of the décollement zone

3. Determine the fluid flow paths and chemical gradients

4. Determine the spatial distribution and temporal progression of deformation

Drilling Program: APC, XCB, and RCB

Logging: None

Downhole Tools:
APC core orientation, Adara and DVTP temperature, WSTP water samples

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Interbedded hemipelagic mud/silty-sandy turbidites, basalt

Scientific Participants

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