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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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.