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Le Friant, A and Ishizuka, O and Stroncik, NA and Slagle, AL and Morgan, S and Adachi, T and Aljahdali, M and Boudon, G and Breitkreutz, C and Endo, D and Fraass, AJ and Fujinawa, A and Hatfield, RG and Hornbach, MJ and Jutzeler, M and Kataoka, KS and Lafuerza, S and Maeno, F and Manga, M and Martinez-Colon, M and McCanta, MC and McManus, J and Palmer, MR and Saito, T and Stinton, A and Subramanyam, KSV and Talling, PJ and Tamura, Y and Villemant, B and Wall-Palmer, D and Wang, F and Greely, TM, Expedition 340 Scientists, Site U1396, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 340 pp. 1-31. ISSN 1930-1014 (2013) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.340.106.2013

Abstract

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Site U1396 (proposed Site CARI-01C; 1630.49′N, 6227.10′W; 801 meters below sea level [mbsl]) is the most western site drilled during Expedition 340 (Fig. F1). The bathymetric survey for Site U1396 revealed a region bounded by a topographic high to the north and by two large canyons to the south. Site survey data indicated that this site could penetrate regular (unperturbed) seismic reflectors. The drill site is located on the topographic high to minimize any perturbations (e.g., related to turbidites). Site U1396 is located in the same area as the 5.75 m long CAR-MON 2 core taken during the Caraval cruise in 2002. Sediment recovered in the CAR-MON 2 core provides a stratigraphic record extending back ~250 k.y., as shown by δ18O chronostratigraphy. The calculated sedimentation rate (including tephra) is ~2.3 cm/k.y. (Le Friant et al., 2008). The recovered core also contained material from several explosive Plinian eruptions, which had not previously been identified on land (Le Friant et al., 2008).

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:IODP 340, Lesser Antilles, Montserrat, Martinique, landslide, volcanic
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Geology
Research Field:Volcanology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Author:Jutzeler, M (Dr Martin Jutzeler)
ID Code:116579
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Earth Sciences
Deposited On:2017-05-12
Last Modified:2017-08-21
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