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OCEAN DRILLING PROGRAM LEG 197 SCIENTIFIC PROSPECTUS MOTION OF THE HAWAIIAN HOTSPOT: A PALEOMAGNETIC TEST Dr. Robert A. Duncan Co-Chief Scientist Oregon State University College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences 104 Ocean Administration Building Corvallis OR 97331-5503 USA Dr. John A. Tarduno Co-Chief Scientist University of Rochester Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Hutchison Hall 227 Rochester NY 14627 USA __________________ Dr. Jack Baldauf Deputy Director of Science Operations Ocean Drilling Program Texas A&M University 1000 Discovery Drive College Station TX 77845-9547 USA _____________________ Dr. Gary D. Acton Leg Project Manager and Staff Scientist Ocean Drilling Program Texas A&M University 1000 Discovery Drive College Station TX 77845-9547 USA May 2001 PUBLISHER’S NOTES Material in this publication may be copied without restraint for library, abstract service, educational, or personal research purposes; however, this source should be appropriately acknowledged. Ocean Drilling Program Scientific Prospectus No. 97 (May 2001) Distribution: Electronic copies of this publication may be obtained from the ODP Publications homepage on the World Wide Web at: This publication was prepared by the Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, as an account of work performed under the international Ocean Drilling Program, which is managed by Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc., under contract with the National Science Foundation. Funding for the program is provided by the following agencies: Australia/Canada/Chinese Taipei/Korea Consortium for Ocean Drilling Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Federal Republic of Germany) Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers-Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INSU CNRS; France) Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo (Japan) National Science Foundation (United States) Natural Environment Research Council (United Kingdom) European Science Foundation Consortium for Ocean Drilling (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland) Marine High-Technology Bureau of the State Science and Technology Commission of the People's Republic of China DISCLAIMER Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation, the participating agencies, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc., Texas A&M University, or Texas A&M Research Foundation. This Scientific Prospectus is based on precruise JOIDES panel discussions and scientific input from the designated Co-Chief Scientists on behalf of the drilling proponents. The operational plans within reflect JOIDES Planning Committee and thematic panel priorities. During the course of the cruise, actual site operations may indicate to the Co-Chief Scientists and the Operations Manager that it would be scientifically or operationally advantageous to amend the plan detailed in this prospectus. It should be understood that any proposed changes to the plan presented here are contingent upon approval of the Director of the Ocean Drilling Program in consultation with the Science and Operations Committees (successors to the Planning Committee) and the Pollution Prevention and Safety Panel. Technical Editors: Karen K. Graber and Lorri L. Peters

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