Site summaries (continued)

Site NP-9

Priority: Secondary
Position: 22°45.6267′N, 46°7.4521′W
Water depth (m below sea level): 4472
Target drilling depth (m below seafloor): 255
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Pending IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel review
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): SCS11, Shotpoint 295
• Track map (Fig. AF1)
• Seismic line (Fig. AF12)
Objective(s): Core sediments (255 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