Site summaries (continued)

Site NP-8

Priority: Secondary
Position: 22°45.6069′N, 46°6.3677′W
Water depth (m below sea level): 4472
Target drilling depth (m below seafloor): 187
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Pending IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel review
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): SCS10, Shotpoint 7810
• Track map (Fig. AF1)
• Seismic line (Fig. AF11)
Objective(s): Core sediments (187 m) and uppermost basement
Drilling program: APC/​XCB to basement
Logging program OR downhole measurements program: None
Nature of rock anticipated: Foraminiferal ooze and sand, clay