Latest Ocean Drilling Program Stories
Drillship JOIDES Resolution completes first expedition as redesigned ship.
The drillship JOIDES Resolution ("JR") has returned to international operations, and will make a port call in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 5-9, 2009.
Priceless treasure from the bottom of the sea is locked away at Texas A&M University, stacked on floor-to-ceiling racks and kept secure in 15,000 square feet of refrigerated space.
Biogeoscientists show evidence of 90 billion tons of microbial organismsâ€”expressed in terms of carbon massâ€”living in the deep biosphere, in a research article published online by Nature, July 20, 2008.
Cores provide new data source on how earthquakes are generated
Scientists from nine nations have set sail for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Tahiti Sea Level Expedition, a research expedition initiated to investigate global sea level rise since the last glacial maximum, approximately 23,000 years ago. For six weeks, aboard the DP HUNTER, the expedition science party will work on the most extensive geological research investigation ever undertaken in a coral reef area. Off the coast of Tahiti, IODP scientists will take samples of fossil...
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