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IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution

For information on expeditions operated by CDEX (Japan) and ESO (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
Transit/Hole U1473A clean up 362T Cape Town, South Africa
to Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 July–
6 August 2016
33 24/9 N/A N/A
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 Margin5 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 A4 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 B4 368 Hong Kong to Hong Kong 9 April–
9 June 2017
61 (5/56) 2/54 Z. Jian
K. McIntosh
C. Alvarez Zarikian
Non-IODP/Transit 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 B. Huber
R. Hobbs
K. Bogus
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Hikurangi Subduction Margin6 TBD TBD 2018 TBD TBD TBD K. Petronotis

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 Complementary Project Proposal (CPP) contingent on substantial financial contribution outside of normal IODP funding.
5 Also includes Proposal 693-APL, South Chamorro Seamount CORK.
6 Will be implemented in FY18 but will not be placed in the expedition sequence until the 2016 JOIDES Resolution Facility Board meeting.

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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.