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Overview

BRIDGE DECK
Science office
Technical support office
Operations office
Nitrogen generator

CORE DECK
Core receiving
Core splitting/sampling
Core description
Microscopy
Paleomagnetism
Paleontology prep
Petrophysics
Stratigraphic correlation
Downhole measurements
Electronics shop
Science container
Lab chemicals

FO'C'S'LE DECK
Chemistry
Microbiology
Thin section
X-ray
Sample preparation
Conference room
Imaging office
Publications office
Staff office
Hospital
Lab chemicals

MAIN DECK
Mess hall, galley, laundry


'TWEEN DECK (forward)
Recreation


'TWEEN DECK (lower)
Computer & data services


HOLD DECK
Core storage


FANTAIL
Underway geophysics


Accommodations

Ship's systems


Fo'c's'le Deck: Thin Section Lab

See the Fo'c's'le Deck panoramic virtual tour.

Function

The Thin Section lab provides equipment for making thin sections of lithified and nonlithified materials.

Instruments

  • Buehler Petrothin thin section system housed under 9 ft2 fume canopy
  • Logitech LP-30 lapping machine (User guide; Cumulus)
  • Logitech PM2A precision polishing and lapping machine (User guide; Cumulus)
  • Zeiss microscope

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