Site summaries (continued)

Site NP-1

Priority: Primary
Position: 22°48.7083′N, 46°5.3459′W
Water depth (m below sea level): 4448
Target drilling depth (m below seafloor): 565
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Pending IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel review
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): SCS02, Shotpoint 1150
• Track map (Fig. AF1)
• Seismic profile (Fig. AF4)
Objective(s): 1. Core sediments
2. Drill hole to ~500 m into basement, core lower half of hole
3. Install long-term borehole observatory (CORK)
Drilling program: • APC/​XCB to basement
• Drill/​RCB core into basement
• Conduct wireline logging and drill string hydrologic (packer) experiments
• Install long-term borehole observatory (CORK)
Logging program OR downhole measurements program: Full wireline logging program
Nature of rock anticipated: Foraminiferal ooze and sand, clay, basalt