Core collection

 Under the core redistribution plan of the IODP, KCC received about 83 km of legacy core from the other IODP core repositories by the end of October 2008. The basic data related to these samples and the data obtained during the expeditions related to these core samples are available through the links provided in the map shown below. The following Table provides a list of the legacy and IODP cores available at the KCC for sampling by a prospective sample requester:

Location Expedition/Leg (Site) Core length (m)
Sulu Sea 124 (767, 770) 803
Celebes Sea 124 (768, 769, 771) 1320
Red Sea 23 1407
Japan Sea 127, 128, 346 9372
Japan Trench 56, 57, 87 (584), 186, 337, 343 4463
South China Sea 124 (772, 773, 775), 184, 349 7153
Bering Sea 19 (184 - 191), 323 (1339-1345) 6440
Philippine Sea 6 (53, 54, 60), 31, 58-60, 87 (582, 583), 125, 126, 131, 132 (809), 190, 195, 196, 314-316, 319, 322, 331, 333, 338, 348, 350, 351, 352, 365, 366, 370 21130
Oceania 21 (203, 205-210), 29 (280-284), 30 (285-287), 90 (587-593), 133-135, 180, 189, 193, 194, 325 24485
Indian Ocean 22, 24-27, 28 (264-267), 115-118, 119 (736-738, 745, 746), 120-123, 176, 179, 182-183, 187, 353, 354, 355, 356*, 359, 360, 361*, 362 51099
Total length, ca. 127.6 km
*partly received

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