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NEW! IODP Exp. 385: Guaymas Basin Tectonics and Biosphere

IODP Expedition 385 will core and log a series of sites in the Guaymas Basin to investigate the relationship of tectonics, magmatism, sedimentation, carbon cycling, and microbial activity. The primary objectives are to: (1) explore the physical and chemical gradients along active and extinct fluid pathways associated with sill emplacement; (2) investigate subsurface microbial communities that are sustained by alteration products, in order to determine how efficiently they capture carbon-bearing alteration products; and (3) advance our understanding of the conditions that limit life in the deep biosphere. 

IODP Exp. 385 Guaymas Basin Tectonics and Biosphere map

IODP Exp. 385 Guaymas Basin Tectonics and Biosphere map

Expedition Information

Expedition Dates: 19 September to 19 November 2019

Ports of Call: San Diego to San Diego, California

Co-chief Scientists: TBA

List of scientific participants: TBA

Expedition Links

Scientific Prospectus: TBA

Operations

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