SITE SUMMARIESSite: PAT-8C
Position: 8°53.089´N, 135°21.992´W
Water Depth: 4817 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 283 m (0.344 s TWTT)
Target Drilling Depth: 281 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 400 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-8 seismic survey
Objectives: The objectives of Site PAT-8C are to:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement; second and third APC/XCB to basement if time is available.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, FMS-sonic. WSTP check shots if time is available.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Soft sediments except perhaps some chert-chalk in basal layers. Basement is midocean ridge basalt.
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