Site summaries

Site IND-01A

Priority: Primary
Position: 17º47.6100′N, 67º59.7480′E
Water depth (m): 3461
Target drilling depth (mbsf): 690
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): 750
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): Bathymetric sketch and site track map (Fig. AF1) Deep-penetration seismic reflection:
Primary line: W-05 (SP 9200) (Fig. AF2)
Objectives: • Reconstruct changes in erosion and weathering rates at millennial to sub-millennial timescales
Drilling program: Hole A:
• APC to refusal with nonmagnetic core barrels, core orientation (FlexIT tool), and APCT-3
Hole B:
• APC to refusal with nonmagnetic core barrels
• XCB to 690 mbsf
Downhole logging program: Hole B:
• Triple combo
• FMS-sonic
Nature of rock anticipated: Siltstone, sandstone, shale

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