Program Update: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program – June 2012

2016-06-29T09:24:42+00:00 July 5, 2012|

The spring 2012 issue of Core Discoveries, the newsletter for U.S. scientific ocean drilling, is now available. This issue includes articles about the Chikyu breaking the scientific record at the Japan Trench, the JOIDES Resolution targeting climate records in the North Atlantic, and education and diversity news.

Program Update: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program – July 2011

2016-06-29T10:22:10+00:00 July 28, 2011|

On July 11, a study examining the feasibility of conducting drilling and coring activities in an ultra-deepwater environment, and in very high temperature igneous rocks, to reach the upper mantle in the oceanic crust, was completed and announced in a press release on the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s website.

Program Update: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program – October 2010

2016-06-29T10:43:50+00:00 October 29, 2010|

The JOIDES Resolution is currently in transit to the second site for IODP Expedition 329 South Pacific Gyre Microbiology, which will address fundamental questions about the subseafloor biosphere by examining the composition, metabolisms, and structure of microbial communities within sediments characterized by low food availability and minimal habitation by marine microbes.

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