TO: Tom Davies

FM: Carlos A. Alvarez Zarikian


JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 306, 21 March 2005.


LOCATION: JOIDES Resolution standing by WOW in sheltered area in lee of the Azorean islands of Sao Jorge, Terceira, and Pico. Storm force winds and 18-25 ft seas have prevented the ship from starting drilling operations at Site U1313 (IRD3A).


SCIENCE UPDATE: Review of Site U1312 reports. Weather meetings held in the morning and in the evening to discuss operational options.   Ship tour and science presentations have been organized for the science party and marine technical personnel and are underway.