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Workshop Announcement: Marginal Plateaus

This workshop, taking place in November 2017, will investigate marginal plateaus, from magmatic divergent margins to transform margins, and from the continental shelf to the pelagic and contouritic setting.

CALL: Expedition 382 (Iceberg Alley Paleoceanography and South Falkland Slope Drift)

ECORD is seeking scientists to participate in JOIDES Resolution Expedition 382: Iceberg Alley Paleoceanography and South Falkland Slope Drift (20 March - ~20 May 2019). Opportunities exist for researchers (including graduate students) in all shipboard specialties - including but not limited to sedimentologists, micro paleontologists, paleomagnetists, inorganic/organic geochemists, petrologists, petrophysicists, microbiologists, and borehole geophysicists.

CALL: Expedition 379 (Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History)

ECORD is seeking scientists to participate in JOIDES Resolution Expedition 379: Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History (18 January - 20 March 2019). Opportunities exist for researchers (including graduate students) in all shipboard specialties - including but not limited to sedimentologists, micro paleontologists, paleomagnetists, inorganic/organic geochemists, petrologists, petrophysicists, microbiologists, and borehole geophysicists.

CALL: Core-Log-Seismic Integration Investigation at Sea aboard the Chikyu

ECORD is seeking scientists to participate in Core-Log-Seismic Integration Investigation at Sea: What is the role of the Nankai frontal prism in tsunamigenic earthquakes and slow slip, on-board the Drilling Vessel Chikyu (12 January - 24 February 2018). Preference will be given to graduate students, early career investigators, and researchers new to IODP science.

CALL: Applications for New ESSAC Chair

The European Consortium of Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) Science Support and Advisory Committee (ESSAC) is now accepting applications from active leading scientists from ECORD member countries to serve as ESSAC CHAIR from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

CALL: Expedition 380 (NanTroSEIZE Stage 3)

ECORD is seeking observatory specialists and downhole logging specialists to participate in IODP Expedition 380: NanTroSEIZE Stage 3 - Frontal Thrust Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System (LTBMS) aboard the Chikyu (23 October - 25 December 2017).

Expedition 370 video

IODP Expedition 370 explored the temperature limit of the deep biosphere by drilling 1.2 km into the subseafloor off Cape Muroto, Japan in late 2016.

CALL: JOIDES Resolution Facility Board

The U.S. Science Support Program (USSSP), in association with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), is seeking two new, non-U.S.-based representatives to serve on the JOIDES Resolution Facility Board.

CALL: Expedition 370 (Deep Biosphere)

ECORD offers you the unique opportunity to participate in IODP Expedition 370 as a member of the science party, either on-board D/V Chikyu or shore-based at the Kochi Core Center (KCC) in Kochi, Japan.

Special CALL: South China Sea

The two South China Sea Rifted Margin Expeditions aim to understand the mechanisms of lithosphere extension during continental breakup at a non-volcanic rifted margin.

CALL: ECORD Education Officers

ECORD educators and outreach experts are invited to apply to sail on one of five upcoming IODP expeditions on the JOIDES Resolution, a platform outfitted for state-of-the-art scientific exploration and education.

CALL: ECORD Scholarships

The European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) will sponsor 10 to 15 scholarships to allow outstanding young scientists to attend one of the three 2016 ECORD Summer Schools.