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IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution

For information on expeditions operated by CDEX (Chikyu; Japan) and ESO (mission-specific platforms; Europe), please see the IODP Science Office.

Reports from current expeditionCompleted expeditionsExpedition pages

Expedition Name
(see map)
Exp # Ports
(start/end; travel info)
Dates1,2 Total days
(port /sea)
Days at sea3
(transit /ops)
Co-Chief
Scientists
JRSO Contact
(Staff Scientist)
Non-IODP 31 March to 4 July 2016 (128 days)
Transit/Hole U1473A Remediation 362T Cape Town, South Africa
to Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 July–
6 August 2016
33 24/9 N/A P. Blum
Sumatra Seismogenic Zone 362 Colombo, Sri Lanka
to Singapore
6 August–
6 October 2016
61 (5/56) 7/49 L. McNeill
B. Dugan
K. Petronotis
Western Pacific Warm Pool 363 Singapore
to Guam
6 October–
8 December 2016
63 (5/58) 8/50 Y. Rosenthal
A. Holbourn
D. Kulhanek
Mariana Convergent Margin4 366 Guam to Hong Kong 8 December 2016–
7 February 2017
61 (5/56) 8/48 P. Fryer
G. Wheat
T. Williams
South China Sea Rifted Margin A5 367 Hong Kong to Hong Kong 7 February–
9 April 2017
61 (5/56) 2/54 Z. Sun
J. Stock
A. Klaus
South China Sea Rifted Margin B5 368 Hong Kong to Hong Kong 9 April–
9 June 2017
61 (5/56) 2/54 Z. Jian
TBD
C. Alvarez Zarikian
Non-IODP/Transit 9 June to 27 July 2017 (48 days)
Tasman Frontier Subduction Initiation and Paleogene Climate
Apply to sail by 15 August 2016
371 Townsville to Hobart, Australia 27 July-
26 September 2017
61 (3/58) 7/51 R. Sutherland
G. Dickens
P. Blum
Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics
Apply to sail by 15 August 2016
369 Hobart to Fremantle, Australia 26 September-
26 November 2017
61 (5/56) 7/49 B. Huber
R. Hobbs
K. Bogus
Creeping Gas Hydrate Slides and Hikurangi LWD6 372 Fremantle, Australia to Wellington, New Zealand 26 November 2017-
4 January 2018
39 (5/34) 15/19 TBD L. LeVay
Ross Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History
Apply to sail by 15 August 2016
374 Wellington to Wellington, New Zealand 4 January-
8 March 2018
63 (5/58) 16/42 TBD D. Kulhanek
Hikurangi Subduction Margin 375 Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand 8 March-
5 May 2018
58 (5/53) 2/51 TBD K. Petronotis
Brothers Arc Flux 376 Auckland to Auckland, New Zealand 5 May-
5 July 2018
61 (5/56) 2/54 TBD A. Klaus
Non-IODP/Transit 5 July to 14 October 2018 (101 days)
South Pacific Paleogene Climate 378 Wellington, New Zealand to Papeete, Tahiti 14 October-
14 December 2018
61 (4/57) 11/46 TBD C. Alvarez Zarikian
Non-IODP/Transit 14 December 2018 to 18 January 2019 (35 days)
Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History 379 Punta Arenas to Punta Arenas, Chile 18 January-
20 March 2019
61 (3/58) 12/46 TBD A. Klaus

Notes:
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 693-APL, South Chamorro Seamount CORK.
5 Complementary Project Proposal (CPP) contingent on substantial financial contribution outside of normal IODP funding.
6 Combined expedition with 841 APL and LWD from Proposal 781A (Expedition 375).

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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.