Ocean Leadership Applauds Joint Ocean Commission Initiative’s U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card

2016-06-29T10:50:59+00:00 February 27, 2008|

Today the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI) released its 2007 U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card, its third annual look at the country’s ocean strategy from the previous year. The report card is a bipartisan look at the nation’s progress toward implementing the recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commission, as well as the actions described in the Administration’s U.S. Ocean Action Plan.

Ocean Leadership Climate Change Symposia at AAAS Annual Meeting

2019-03-20T15:57:08+00:00 February 14, 2008|

At the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership is convening two scientific symposia. The symposia both relate recent results from paleoclimate investigations of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) to modern systems.

Ocean Leadership Hosts Biological Ocean Observing Workshop

2019-03-20T15:53:33+00:00 January 17, 2008|

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in coordination with the U.S. National Committee of the Census of Marine Life (CoML) organized a workshop to demonstrate the importance of incorporating biological data, particularly CoML data, into the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

17 teachers Explore Ocean Floor Core Samples at the Gulf Coast Repository

2019-03-20T15:57:08+00:00 August 13, 2007|

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Touring the 14,000 square-foot facility, refrigerated to 40° F, generated “oohs,” “aahs” and “brrrs” from the nation-wide group of middle school, high school and undergraduate educators. Seventeen educators from across the country were selected in a competitive application process to participate in “School of Rock 2007.”

ODP Volumes Go Digital

2019-03-20T15:57:09+00:00 April 1, 2007|

Published volumes detailing nearly 40 years of scientific discoveries from ocean drilling research – a vast reservoir of valuable and citable data for geoscientists – will soon be freely accessible online.

The Heartbeat of the Oligocene Climate System

2019-03-20T15:57:40+00:00 December 21, 2006|

Between 23 and 34 million years ago ice sheets waxed and waned periodically, were paced by slow variations in Earth's orbit, and also linked to variations in the oceans' acidity, according to a research article published in the 22 December issue of the journal 'Science'.

“Frozen” Natural Gas Discovered at Unexpectedly Shallow Depths Below Seafloor

2019-03-20T15:57:40+00:00 August 21, 2006|

An international team of research scientists has reported greater knowledge of how gas hydrate deposits form in nature, subsequent to a scientific ocean-drilling expedition off Canada's western coast. A natural geologic hazard, gas hydrate is largely natural gas, and thus, may significantly impact global climate change. The research team, supported by the Integrated [...]

Chester, VT Science Teacher Speaks to National Educators’ Group

2019-03-20T15:57:40+00:00 August 22, 2005|

SAINT PAUL, MN - Dr. Jonathan Rice is a high school science teacher from Chester, VT who in 2004 had a first-hand experience as a Teacher at Sea onboard an international scientific expedition that is part of an oceanographic and undersea geologic research program that has transformed what we know about our planet.

Media Advisory: Ireland to Announce Its Membership in European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling

2019-03-20T15:57:09+00:00 April 12, 2005|

Minister Noel Dempsey, T.D., Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, will announce Ireland's participation in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), an international marine research program dedicated to advancing scientific understanding of the Earth through seafloor drilling and coring, and establishment of long-term borehole observatories.

Ocean Research Team Returns Seafloor Observatories Successfully Established

2019-03-20T15:57:41+00:00 August 24, 2004|

Astoria, OR - The inaugural voyage of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), the largest international scientific research program of its kind, returns to port after a successful 60-day expedition at sea. At the Juan de Fuca Ridge, 200 km off the coast of British Columbia, IODP expedition 301 conducted a challenging series of studies to evaluate how fluid flows within the oceanic crust.

Largest Research Expedition Of Its Kind Gets Underway Inaugural Voyage of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Sets Sail

2019-03-20T15:57:41+00:00 June 25, 2004|

Astoria, OR - The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), an international scientific research program designed to contribute fundamental scientific knowledge to the topics of climate change, geologic hazards, energy resources, and Earth's environment, will depart Astoria Oregon, June 28, 2004, for the first leg of its six planned expeditions.

NSF Awards Contract for Start of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

2019-03-20T15:57:41+00:00 September 30, 2003|

Arlington, VA-The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a contract to an alliance of the Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI), Inc., Texas A&M University, and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University to operate a scientific drillship as part of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP).

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