IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution
For information on expeditions operated by MarE3 (Chikyu; Japan) and ESO (mission-specific platforms; Europe), please see the IODP Science Office.
(start/end; travel info)
|Dates1, 4||Total days
|Days at sea3
|South Atlantic Transect 2||393||Cape Town
to Cape Town, South Africa
7 August 2022
|61 (5/56)||17/39||D. Teagle
|Non-IODP (Tie-up)||7 August to 10 September 2022 (Cape Town; 34 days)|
|Transit and Return to Walvis Ridge Hotspot||397T||Cape Town, South Africa
to Lisbon, Portugal
11 October 2022
|31 (2/29)||22/7||W. Sager
|Iberian Margin Paleoclimate||397||Lisbon, Portugal
to Tarragona, Spain
11 December 2022
|61 (5/56)||4/52||D. Hodell
|C. Alvarez Zarikian|
|Hellenic Arc Volcanic Field||398||Tarragona, Spain
to Heraklion, Greece
|11 December 2022–
10 February 2023
|61 (5/56)||6/50||T. Druitt
|Non-IODP5 (Transit/Maintenance)||10 February to 12 April 2023 (Heraklion to Ponta Delgada; 61 days)|
|Building Blocks of Life, Atlantis Massif||399||Ponta Delgada
to Ponta Delgada, Portugal
12 June 2023
|61 (5/56)||8/48||A. McCaig
|Reykjanes Mantle Convection and Climate||395||Ponta Delgada, Portugal
to St. John’s, Canada
12 August 2023
|61 (5/56)||11/45||R. Parnell-Turner
|NW Greenland Glaciated Margin||400||St. John’s
to St. John’s, Canada
12 October 2023
|61 (5/56)||13/43||P. Knutz
|Non-IODP5 (Transit/Dry Dock)||12 October to December 2023|
|Mediterranean–Atlantic Gateway Exchange||401||TBD||December 2023–
|Tyrrhenian Continent-Ocean Transition||402||TBD||February–
|Non-IODP5 (Transit/Tie-up)||April to June 2024|
|Eastern Fram Strait Paleo-archive||403||TBD||June–
|Arctic–Atlantic Gateway Paleoclimate||404||TBD||August–
|Amazon Margin||387||Postponed||P. Baker
C. Guizan Silva
|Equatorial Atlantic Gateway||388||Postponed||G. Fauth
T. Dunkley Jones
|Rio Grande Cone Methane and Carbon Cycling||394||Postponed||TBD||TBD|
1 The start date reflects the initial port call day. The vessel sails when ready.
2 Ports subject to change, pending issues related to the COVID-19 virus.
3 Preliminary total estimated transit (i.e., to and from operational area and between sites).
4 Scientist, JRSO, and Siem Offshore rotations are on Day 3 while COPE is being implemented, where practicable, except for Exp 397T.
5 Tie up location TBD.
International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition Map
Combined International Ocean Discovery Program and Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Map
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.