Site Summaries: Site 1178 | Table of Contents

SITE SUMMARIES (continued)

Site: 1177 (WNT-01B)

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 3
Position: 31°39.15'N, 134°0.71'E
Water Depth: 4844 m
Sediment Thickness: 831 m
Target Drilling Depth: 831 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 1200 m
Seismic Coverage: Fred Moore Line NT62-2, SP 343 (CDP 1706)

Objectives: The objectives of Site 1177 are to

1. Contrast deformational and fluid flow behavior along the 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 the deformation

Drilling Program: APC/XCB and/or RCB coring

Logging and Downhole Tools: LWD, DVTP, and WSTP

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

Site Summaries: Site 1178 | Table of Contents