Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (16H01765)
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Received: 30 November 2016
Accepted: 21 November 2017
First Online: 26 March 2018
: TR and MRW were co-chief scientists, ZCA is a staff scientist, and IK, Irino T, Itaki T, ST, KY, SS, KA, XC, AWT Jr., BMA, BBJ, CSC, GMHC, DGR, GSJ, GL, HACG, HAE, KCW, LGS, LKE, LJ, LCICD, PMS, PLC, SRK, TS, WS, ZH, and ZM were shipboard scientists of IODP Expedition 346. KA and SA are students of TR, and LS is a student of Irino T.
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