Unraveling Earth's history beneath the ocean floor
Latest MSP expedition:
Japan Trench Paleoseismology
Personal Sampling Party
15 November – 6 December 2022
IODP Expedition 386 reached two new depth records in Scientific Ocean Drilling & Coring
- the deepest water site ever drilled and cored at the water depth of 8023 m
- the deepest sub-sea level sample recovered from 8060.74 mbsl (meters below sea level)
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IODP NanTroSEIZE Synthesis Workshop
IODP NanTroSEIZE Synthesis Workshop – Expeditions 338, 348, 358, 365, and 380. Apply till July 31 (for in-person) and August 31 (for virtual)
The International Ocean Drilling Programme-3 (IODP-cubed) will start on January 1st, 2025
ECORD and JAPAN entities agreed to build a joint scientific ocean drilling programme: the International Ocean Drilling Programme – IODP3 (IODP-cubed)
ECORD 20th anniversary at the ECORD-ICDP Townhall meeting
ECORD was created in 2003 and initiated the mission-specific platform (MSP) concept, playing a major role in IODP.
IODP Expeditions currently at sea
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Chikyu IODP Board
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Latest ECORD Awards
10th ECORD Award: Ursula Röhl
Ursula Röhl 10th ECORD Award 16 November 2022 Ursula Röhl was awarded with the 10th ECORD Award on the occasion of the ECORD Council-ESSAC Meeting #11. "Ocean research drilling has been part of my studies and training from an early age and has accompanied me in my...
9th ECORD Award: Gabriele Uenzelmann-Neben
Gabriele Uenzelmann-Neben 9th ECORD Award 16 November 2022 Gabriele Uenzelmann-Neben was awarded with the 9th ECORD Award on the occasion of the ECORD Council-ESSAC Meeting #11. "I feel honoured and am delighted to receive the ECORD award, which has come totally...