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This publication was prepared by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program U.S. Implementing Organization (IODP-USIO): Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, and Texas A&M University, as an account of work performed under the international Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, which is managed by IODP Management International (IODP-MI), Inc. Funding for the program is provided by the following agencies:

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  • Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), People's Republic of China
  • Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) and New Zealand Institute for Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS), Australian/New Zealand Consortium
  • Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India


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February 2010