Site SummariesSite: ODP Site 847
Position: 0°11.59'N, 95°19.23'W
Water Depth: 3334 m
Sediment Thickness: 295 m
Target Drilling Depth: 295 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: Requested same penetration as requested for Leg 138.
Seismic Coverage: Thomas Washington station 11, 0854UTC, 16 September 1989.
See seismic line.
Objective: Control site for comparison to proposed Sites EQP-1A and EQP-2A. Normal open
ocean site, sulfate concentrations decline 1 to 2 mmol downhole and they contain no geochemical
evidence of subsurface flow.
Drilling Program: TBD
Logging and Downhole Program: TBD
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Nannofossil ooze and diatom nannofossil ooze.
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