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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.

Expedition Name
(see map)
Exp # Ports
(start/end; travel info)
Dates1,2 Total days
(port /sea)
Days at sea3
(transit /ops)
JRSO Contact
(Staff Scientist)
Transit/Dry dock 5 July to 14 October 2018 (101 days)
South Pacific Paleogene Climate 378 Lyttelton, New Zealand
to Papeete, Tahiti
14 October–
14 December 2018
61 (4/57) 22/35 D. Thomas
U. Röhl
L. Childress
JR100 (Non-IODP) 379T Papeete, Tahiti
to Punta Arenas, Chile
14 December 2018–
18 January 2019
35 (5/30) 22/8   M. Malone
Amundsen Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History 379 Punta Arenas
to Punta Arenas, Chile
18 January–
20 March 2019
61 (5/56) 14/42 K. Gohl
J. Wellner
A. Klaus
Iceberg Alley and Subantarctic Ice and Ocean Dynamics5 382 Punta Arenas
to Punta Arenas, Chile
20 March–
20 May 2019
61 (5/56) 9/47 M. Weber
M. Raymo
T. Williams
Dynamics of Pacific Antarctic Circumpolar Current 383 Punta Arenas
to Valparaiso, Chile
20 May–
20 July 2019
61 (5/56) 20/36 F. Lamy
G. Winckler
C. Alvarez Zarikian
Non-IODP 20 July to 19 September 2019
Guaymas Basin Tectonics and Biosphere 385 San Diego
to San Diego, California
19 September–
19 November 2019
61 (5/56) 9/47 A. Teske
D. Lizarralde
T. Höfig
Non-IODP 19 November 2019 to January 2020
Panama Basin Crustal Architecture (504B) & Engineering Testing6 384 TBD February–
March 2020
Amazon Margin 387 TBD April–
May 2020
TBD TBD TBD L. Childress
Non-IODP June to July 2020
Equatorial Atlantic Gateway 388 TBD August–
September 2020
South Atlantic Transect 1 390 TBD October–
November 2020
TBD TBD TBD C. Alvarez Zarikian
Walvis Ridge Hotspot 391 TBD December 2020–
January 2021
TBD TBD TBD K. Petronotis
Agulhas Plateau Cretaceous Climate 392 TBD February–
March 2021
TBD TBD TBD D. Kulhanek
South Atlantic Transect 2 393 TBD April–
May 2021
TBD TBD TBD C. Alvarez Zarikian

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 Complementary Project Proposal (CPP) contingent on substantial financial contribution outside of normal IODP funding.
5 Combined Proposal 902 with 846 APL.
6 Combined 769 APL and engineering testing.

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IODP expeditions map

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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.