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Site: 808

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 1
Position: 32°21.12'N, 134°56.67'E
Water Depth: 4676 m
Sediment Thickness: 1289 m
Target Drilling Depth: 1339 mbsf
Approved Maximum Penetration:
1339 mbsf
Seismic Coverage: Fred Moore Line NT62-8, shotpoint (SP) 1720, common midpoint (CMP) 950

Objectives: The objectives for Site 808 are to

1. Determine the spatial distribution and temporal progression of the deformation

2. Determine the structural and hydrologic evolution of the major thrust fault and décollement zone

3. Determine the fluid flow paths and chemical gradients

4. Deploy an ACORK instrument for long-term hydrologic monitoring

Drilling Program: LWD; RCB coring of basalt basement, if time permits

Logging and Downhole Tools: ADN and CDN

Nature of Section:
Interbedded hemipelagic mud/silty-sandy turbidites, tuff

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