A. Reviewer Information


It is our custom to acknowledge reviewers in each Proceedings volume without attribution to specific manuscripts.

B. Manuscript Information

C. Manuscript Review

Please examine the assigned IODP Proceedings manuscript and comment on its scientific quality, originality, and clarity of expression. In addition to your criticisms of and comments on scientific aspects of the work, suggestions for improvement of the report language, organization, and presentation will be welcome.

Please address each topic listed in this questionnaire. More detailed comments may be added in the space provided. Suggestions, minor corrections, and comments may be made on the manuscript.

If "yes," send or fax the manuscript to:
Publications Coordinator
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station TX 77845-9547
Fax: 979-862-3527

If you have compiled your comments in an electronic file, you may attach that file now and proceed to question 13. Click the Choose File button to find the file on your hard drive.

If you feel that the article can be improved by condensing text (or expanding certain sections) or by altering tables or figures, please list suggested changes explicitly.
The author will be required to submit the figures in an electronic format ready for publication. Is the quality of the art adequate for this purpose? Please offer suggestions for improvement.

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