IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution
For information on expeditions operated by CDEX (Japan) and ESO (Europe), please see the IODP Science Office.
|Days at sea3
|Arabian Sea Monsoon (CPP4)||355||Colombo, Sri Lanka
to Mumbai, India
31 May 2015
|61 (5/56)||5/51||D. Pandey
|Non-IODP||31 May to 31 July 2015|
|Indonesian Throughflow||356||Fremantle to
30 September 2015
|61 (5/56)||4/52||S. Gallagher
|The following expeditions are subject to availability of funds.|
|Maldives Monsoon and Sea Level||359||Darwin, Australia
to Colombo, Sri Lanka
30 November 2015
|61 (5/56)||17/39||C. Betzler
|C. Alvarez Zarikian|
|SW Indian Ridge Lower Crust and Moho||360||Colombo, Sri Lanka
to Port Louis, Mauritius
|30 November 2015–
30 January 2016
|61 (5/56)||14/42||H. Dick
|Southern African Climates5||361||Port Louis, Mauritius to
Capetown, South Africa
31 March 2016
|61 (5/56)||6/50||I. Hall
|Non-IODP||31 March to 31 July 2016|
|Sumatra Seismogenic Zone||362||Colombo, Sri Lanka
30 September 2016
|61 (5/56)||7/49||L. McNeill
|Western Pacific Warm Pool||363||Singapore
30 November 2016
|61 (5/56)||8/48||Y. Rosenthal
|Mariana Convergent Margin6||366||Guam to TBD||30 November 2016 –
|South China Sea Rifted Margin A4||367||TBD to TBD||February - March 2017||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|South China Sea Rifted Margin B4||368||TBD to TBD||April - May 2017||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Non-IODP||June to September 2017|
|Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics||369||TBD to TBD||September - November 2017||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|TBD||TBD||TBD to TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Hikurangi Subduction Margin7||TBD||TBD to TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
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 Also includes Proposal 845-APL, Agulhas Current LGM Density.
6 Also includes Proposal 693-APL, South Chamorro Seamount CORK.
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.