Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Expedition 337 Scientific Prospectus

Deep Coalbed Biosphere off Shimokita

Microbial processes and hydrocarbon system
associated with deeply buried coalbed in the ocean

Fumio Inagaki
Kochi Institute for Core Sample Research
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Monobe B200, Nankoku
Kochi 783-8502

Kai-Uwe Hinrichs
MARUM-Center for Marine Environmental Sciences
and Department of Geosciences
University of Bremen
Leobener Strasse
D-28359 Bremen

Yu'suke Kubo
Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist
Center for Deep Earth Exploration
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
3173-25 Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku
Yokohama 236-0001

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Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.,
for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program