IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution
For information on expeditions operated by CDEX (Japan) and ESO (Europe), please see the IODP Science Office.
(start/end; travel info)
|Days at sea3
|Southern African Climates4||361||Port Louis, Mauritius to
Cape Town, South Africa
31 March 2016
|61 (5/56)||6/50||I. Hall
|Non-IODP||31 March to 6 August 2016|
|Sumatra Seismogenic Zone||362||Colombo, Sri Lanka
6 October 2016
|61 (5/56)||7/49||L. McNeill
|Western Pacific Warm Pool||363||Singapore
8 December 2016
|63 (5/58)||8/50||Y. Rosenthal
|Mariana Convergent Margin5||366||Guam to Hong Kong||8 December 2016–
7 February 2017
|61 (5/56)||8/48||P. Fryer
|South China Sea Rifted Margin A6||367||Hong Kong to Hong Kong||7 February–
9 April 2017
|61 (5/56)||2/54||Z. Sun
|South China Sea Rifted Margin B6||368||Hong Kong to Hong Kong||9 April–
9 June 2017
|61 (5/56)||2/54||Z. Jian
|C. Alvarez Zarikian|
|Non-IODP||9 June to 28 September 2017|
|Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics||369||Fremantle, Australia to TBD||28 September–
28 November 2017
|61 (5/56)||TBD||TBD||K. Bogus|
|Hikurangi Subduction Margin7||TBD||TBD||2018||TBD||TBD||TBD||K. Petronotis|
1 Dates for expeditions may be adjusted pending non-IODP activities.
2 The start date reflects the initial port call day. The vessel will sail when ready.
3 Transit total is the estimated transit to and from port call and does not include transit between sites.
4 Also includes Proposal 845-APL, Agulhas Current LGM Density.
5 Also includes Proposal 693-APL, South Chamorro Seamount CORK.
6 Complementary Project Proposal (CPP) contingent on substantial financial contribution outside of normal IODP funding.
7 Will be implemented in FY18 but will not be placed in the expedition sequence until the 2016 JOIDES Resolution Facility Board meeting.
Who is Eligible to Sail?
Participation in IODP expeditions is open to all scientists from IODP’s member countries.
Applications must be submitted via each country’s or consortium’s program office.