Site SummariesSite: ODP Site 683
Position: 9°01.69'S, 80°24.40'W
Water Depth: 3072 m
Sediment Thickness: >419 m
Target Drilling Depth: 419 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: Requested same maximum penetration as for Leg 112.
Seismic Coverage: MCS line Peru-2 at CDP 1183.
See seismic line.
Objective: Examine microbial communities and activity in a possible hydrate-bearing environment.
Drilling Program: TBD
Logging and Downhole Program: TBD
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Diatomaceous mud, mudstone, siliceous ooze, siltstone, and sand.
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