Site summaries (continued)

Site SENR-16A

Priority: Primary
Position: 40°14.00′N, 47°30.00′W
Water depth (mbrf): 4150
Target drilling depth (mbsf): 400
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Request 900; pending EPSP approval
Survey coverage: •Primary line: KNR 179-1, Line 46, SP 218 2155
•Crossing line: MCS Line RC2510 11B, SP 1600Z 3073
Objective: Lower Oligocene and upper Eocene with record of E/O boundary; biotic changes around the E/O and late Eocene; late Eocene impact horizons; transition to different type of drift sedimentation and associated changes in flow characteristics of the Deep Western Boundary Current; CCD evolution; middle of depth transect.
Coring program: •Hole A: APC/XCB to 300 mbsf with orientation and APCT-3
•Hole B: APC/XCB to 300 mbsf
•Hole C: APC/XCB to 300 mbsf
•See “Drilling strategy” and Tables T1, T2
Wireline logging program: •Hole C: Wireline logging with triple combo and FMS-sonic
•See “Downhole measurements strategy” and Tables T1, T2
Anticipated lithology: Carbonate ooze, hemipelagic clay, shallow-water carbonates