JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 312, 15 November 2005


LOCATION: Site 1256


SCIENCE UPDATE: We arrived at Site 1256 at 0730 on November 15, made up the logging BHA, and reentered Hole 1256D at 2030. Predicted depth for the bottom of Hole 1256D is 4900 mbrf (1255 mbsf). The WSTP has been cleaned and purged and is being prepared for deployment with the APCT to collect a basement fluid sample and temperature measurement at the bottom of the Hole. Our target depth is 4850 mbrf, 50 m above bottom.