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Lithological Characterization and Structural Analyses of Sediments Lava Flows from Shatsky Rise Using Downhole Measurements

Lead PI: Gerardo Iturrino

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

April 2010 - September 2012
Inactive
Pacific Ocean ; Shatsky Rise
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will interpret and correlate core-log-seismic data from Shatsky Rise to help determine the physical volcanology, tectonic evolution, and potential crustal fluid flow there.

SPONSOR:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$14,716

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

KEYWORDS

geologic evolution sediment samples marine geology and geophysics geochemistry crustal fluid volcanology

THEMES

Earth fundamentals