SITE SUMMARIESSite: PAT-9D
Position: 10°10.601'N, 142°45.492´W
Water Depth: 5184 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 232 m (0.282 s TWTT)
Target Drilling Depth: 233 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 300 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-9 survey
Objectives: The objectives of Site PAT-9D are to determine:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement; second APC to refusal, second XCB, and third APC/XCB if time is available.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, FMS-sonic, and 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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