Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
-Drilling in Chikyu, Japan.
-World's most advanced drilling vessel.
-Drills 7,000 meters below seabed and ocean epth as deep as 2,500 meters.
-Ship has thrusters, pipes continuing extending to below ocean floor. Pulls up sediment core.
-Phytoplankton and Zooplankton fall to floor. Foraminiferans take calcium carbonate from water, create shell, create oxygen isotope in shell, die, drops to ocean floor.