This site offers a map and tabular infomration for scientific ocean drilling CORK (Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kit) installations, as well as legacy holes which are fitted with re-entry cones (and possibly casing) for extended use.
CORKs are designed for long-term in situ monitoring of temperature and pressure as well as collecting borehole fluid samples through added tubing and valves. The CORK also provides a means to hang a third-party sensor or an osmotic sampler (to collect geochemical samples) in the casing and open hole. Remotely operated vehicles/(ROVs) or submersibles are routinely used to retrieve the data from the top of a CORK for shore-based study. If the CORK can be attached to an existing subsea cable, data can be downloaded in real time.
CORK Guide


Legacy Site-Holes

Data is derived from JOIDES Resolution Science Operator.
These are not official IODP-JRSO applications and functionality is not guaranteed. User assumes all risk.
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