The deep-sea scientific drilling vessel Chikyu
Chikyu is the world’s first riser-drilling system equipped scientific drillship with an ultra-deep drilling capability in up to 7,000 m water depth, or 7,000 m below the seafloor.

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If requested, JAMSTEC provides, with or without fee, photographs, videos, and visualized images of simulation results obtained for its basic marine research and development and for its joint academic marine research.
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