TO: Tom Davies

FM: Carlos A. Alvarez Zarikian


JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 306, 12 April 2005.


LOCATION: En route to Site U1315 (ODP Site 642, CORK)


SCIENCE UPDATE: Cores U1314C-1H to 16H consist of upper Pliocene to Holocene gray, greenish gray, olive, olive gray and dark gray biosiliceous silty clay, silty clay with nannofossils, silty clay with foraminifers, nannofossil ooze and nannofossil ooze with diatoms. The Brunhes/Matuyama boundary was documented at 57.7 mbsf and the Jaramillo normal polarity zone between 75.0 and 80.7 mbsf at Hole U1314C.