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Multinational Survey of Earth's Largest LIP


Larson, RL and Abrams, LJ and Coffin, MF and Eldholm, O and Gladczenko, T and Ito, GT and Kroenke, LW and Mann, P and Nakanishi, M and Taira, A and Winterer, EL, Multinational Survey of Earth's Largest LIP, JOI/USSAC, Eage, USA, 11, 2, pp. 6-13. (1998) [Internal Newsletter]


The Ontong Java Plateau (OJP) was the fo-cus of two legs of geophysical surveying(January through March, 1998) by scientistsfrom Japan, the United States, Norway andPoland (Figure 1). Both legs were led byAsahiko Taira onboard the University ofTokyo’s R/V Hakuho Maru. The expeditionhad several objectives. The most interestinggoal to ODP-oriented scientists was obtain-ing seismic data in support of proposedODP drilling by JOIDES Resolution duringits upcoming campaign in the Indian andPacific oceans.

Item Details

Item Type:Internal Newsletter
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Geology
Research Field:Marine geoscience
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
UTAS Author:Coffin, MF (Professor Mike Coffin)
ID Code:75341
Year Published:1998
Deposited By:Directorate
Deposited On:2012-01-24
Last Modified:2012-01-24

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