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Overview

BRIDGE DECK
Science office
Technical support office
Operations office
Nitrogen generator

CORE DECK
Core receiving
Core splitting/sampling
Core description
Microscopy
Paleomagnetism
Paleontology prep
Petrophysics
Stratigraphic correlation
Downhole measurements
Electronics shop
Science container
Lab chemicals

FO'C'S'LE DECK
Chemistry
Microbiology
Thin section
X-ray
Sample preparation
Conference room
Imaging office
Publications office
Staff office
Hospital
Lab chemicals

MAIN DECK
Mess hall, galley, laundry


'TWEEN DECK (forward)
Recreation


'TWEEN DECK (lower)
Computer & data services


HOLD DECK
Core storage


FANTAIL
Underway geophysics


Accommodations

Ship's systems


Core Deck: Paleontology Prep Lab

See the Core Deck panoramic virtual tour.

Function

The Paleontology lab is used to process samples for the identification of microfossils that are needed to date the recovered core.

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Fume and canopy hoods (one for HF acid)
  • Two Eppendorf 5804/5810 Multipurpose Centrifuges

See all chemicals used in shipboard labs.





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