Oman Drilling Project

A multi-national collaboration to explore ancient seafloor in the deserts of Oman

OmanDP Phase 2 detailed core description will take place from 5th July to 5th September 2018 on board the Research Vessel Chikyu, while she is docked in Shimizu, Japan. The deadline for applying to join the shipboard science party is Monday 30th April 2018 at 17:00 BST.

Very worn drill bit at BT1B
GT1A core deck and rig
GT1 site overview
Gabbro core
Core arrival at GT2A MH

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