Articles | Volume 27
Sci. Dril., 27, 25–33, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/sd-27-25-2020
Sci. Dril., 27, 25–33, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/sd-27-25-2020

Science report 27 May 2020

Science report | 27 May 2020

New Chikyu Shallow Core Program (SCORE): exploring mass transport deposits and the subseafloor biosphere off Cape Erimo, northern Japan

Yusuke Kubo et al.

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JAMSTEC Chikyu SCORE Expedition 910 "The west off Cape Erimo Drilling" Y. Kubo, F. Inagaki, and the Expedition 910 Shipboard Scientists http://www.godac.jamstec.go.jp/catalog/doc_catalog/metadataDisp/CK17-S01_910_all?lang=en

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Short summary
The Chikyu Shallow Core Program (SCORE) has been started to provide more opportunities for scientific ocean drilling of shallow boreholes (up to 100 m) during a short-term expedition. The proposal flow is a simplified version of that of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). Although there are several limitations for a SCORE project, the opportunity to retrieve 100 m of continuous core samples will be of interest for the scientific ocean drilling community in multiple disciplines.