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A state of X-ray CT scan mounted on Chikyu laboratory

We support scientists participating in science operations aboard D/V Chikyu; from planning to execution of drilling projects. Based on the expedition scientific objectives, we:

Support developing science drilling proposals within technical realities,
Arrange and prepare shipboard measurement plans and core flow,
Organize collaboration among the science party, drilling team, and ship crew,
Plan and conduct lab modifications based on scientist’s needs and requests,
Support publication and outreach.

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