Petrophysical investigations on sediment core CRP-2A from the Ross Sea, Antarctica, supplement to: Brink, Jason; Jarrard, Richard D (2000): Petrophysics of core plugs from CRP-2A drillhole, Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica. Terra Antartica, 7(3), 231-240


A suite of petropysical measurements - velocity versus pressure, bulk density, porosity, matrix density, and magnetic susceptibility -was undertaken on 63 core plugs from CRP-2A. These data are used to calibrate neutron, resistivity, and magnetic susceptibility well logs. Agreement between core-plug magnetic susceptibility measurements and both well-log and whole-core data is excellent. Comparison of core-plug bulk densities with continious well-log density records shows very good agreement. Core-plug measurements of matrix density permit conversion of the well-log and whole-core density records to porosity. Sands and muds exhibit similar downhole compaction patterns, and both patterns are consistent with 250 ± 150 m of exhumation. Pervasive cementation, particularly in the lower half of the core, has affected many CRP-2A petrophysical parameters:

Metadata Access
Creator Brink, Jason;Jarrard, Richard D
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 2000
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC-BY)
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Collection of Datasets
Format application/zip
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (77S,164E)
Temporal Point 1998-10-16T11:59:59Z