TO: Tom Davies

FM: Carlos A. Alvarez Zarikian


JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 306, 18 March 2005.


LOCATION: JOIDES Resolution standing by in DP mode in sheltered area in lee of the Azorean islands of Sao Jorge, Terceira, and Pico. This location is approximately a 1-1/2 day transit from Site 1313 (IRD-3A).


SCIENCE UPDATE: Presentation and discussion of results of Site U1312, and introduction of Site IRD3A during science meeting. Scientists are preparing site reports. Weather and operations meeting was scheduled for Saturday morning to discuss options.