JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 312, 14 December 2005


LOCATION: Site 1256


SCIENCE UPDATE: Cores 216R to 220R recovered 4.05 m of moderately to highly altered, medium to coarse grained varitextured and oxide gabbro from 1417.9 to 1439.6 mbsf. Penetration rate has increased to ~1.1 m/hr and recovery for the day averaged ~19%.