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By Ulrich Harms, Christian Koeberl, Mark D. Zoback

The overseas Continental medical Drilling software (ICDP) was once proven in 1996 to coordinate examine that contains drilling into the continental crust. After 10 years of winning overseas and multidisciplinary drilling tasks, this quantity presents a overview and synthesizes the accomplishments of the previous decade of the foreign Continental clinical Drilling application and, extra importantly, defines possibilities for clinical development via destiny drilling initiatives, addressing a vast variety of disciplines within the Earth Sciences. subject matters coated contain the significance of medical drilling for: weather switch and worldwide Environments, effect buildings, the Geobiosphere, Volcanic structures, lively Faults, Hotspot Volcanoes and massive Igneous Provinces, Convergent Plate obstacles and Collision Zones, and usual assets. additionally this e-book features a precis of previous initiatives and actions supported through the ICDP.

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For maintaining roll angle orientation, the entire array will be installed pipe conveyed with cable and inflation lines leading to the surface. Clamping arms will be pointed to the high-side of the hole and ensure sufficient coupling to the casing of each station. The planning of the construction of the whole measurement line including the development of new sensors is organized and will be implemented by the OSG. GFZ InnovaRig. Extensive experience with scientific drilling gained through the German Continental Deep Drilling Program (KTB) and through the operation of scientific drilling projects within the framework of the ICDP has shown that there is currently no drill rig available which has all the necessary technical equipment to satisfy the different scientific and technical requirements for deep scientific drilling projects.

A total of 625 m of sediment was recovered. Site 1 is west of Isla del Sol in 141 m of water (72 m core depth). A thick deposit of sand and gravel prohibited deeper drilling. Site 2 is to the east of Isla del Sol in 235 m water depth (136 m subbottom). Site 3 is in the smaller Lago Huinaimarca sub-basin, where in 40 m of water a depth of 125 m subbottom was reached. Key references Baker P, Rigsby C, Seltzer G, Fritz S, Lowenstein T, Bacher N, Veliz C (2001) Tropical climate changes at millennial and orbital timescales on the Bolivian Altiplano.

The data provided detailed temperature profiles and temperature gradients and were used to model drilling-induced thermal disturbance, equilibration processes and mobilization of latent heat during gashydrate decomposition. An other application of fiber optic sensing was used in the Gulf of Corinth project were fiber Bragg grating (FBG) strain sensors were installed in a shallow borehole by the GFZ Potsdam. The permanent captors recorded the deformation of the borehole casing caused by the rift faulting mechanics in the Gulf of Corinth.

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