TO: Tom Davies

FM: Jay Miller


JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 304, 31 December 2004.


LOCATION: Site U1309 (prospectus site AMFW-01A)

Hole U1309E Latitude: 30 10.121'N Longitude: 42 07.106'W Water depth: 1644 mbsl

Hole U1309F Latitude: 30 10.200'N Longitude: 42 07.252'W Water depth: 1644 mbsl


SCIENCE UPDATE: Cores U1309E-1R (0.0 to 3.8 mbsf) and U1309F-1R (0.0 to 4.8 mbsf) are soupy, severely drilling disturbed, light tan calcareous ooze with small fragments of pervasively altered basalt and basalt breccia.