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Deep sediment cores retrieved from the Bering Sea floor indicate that the region was ice-free all year and biological productivity was high during the last major warm period in Earth's climate history.
Kumano Basin off Kii Peninsula, approximately 58 km southeast of Japanâ€” Despite harsh atmospheric and ocean conditions, and complex geological characteristics of its drill site, the deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling
Researchers aboard drilling vessel Chikyu report successful completion of first riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone.
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