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During the austral summer of 2005, we undertook a geological, geophysical and geochemical study of the upper ocean crust exposed at the Pito Deep, located at the northeast corner of the Easter Microplate. “Dispatches from Sea” presents the progress of our cruise.

Exploring the Ocean's Geology.
An interview with the crew on NPR's Living on Earth >
Go to Exploring the Ocean's Geology,
click on either Real Player or MP3.

We are grateful to Captain Gary Chiljean and the crew of the R/V Atlantis and to the Alvin, Jason II, and DSL 120 groups of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for their tireless efforts to make this program a success. We also thank Stephanie Thirolle, our Web guru, for making this Web site possible.


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