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2021

Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event
(November 24, 2021)

Clocking the speed of ocean circulation holds the key to past African climates
(October 27, 2021)

Rowan University research leads to deeper understanding of ocean currents
(October 20, 2021)

Melting ice: NSF-funded project will focus on Antarctic ice sheet and rising seas
(October 1, 2021)

Ancient ocean conditions: UD student spent the summer looking at tiny shells to understand climatic conditions thousands of years ago
(September 17, 2021)

Sea ice history sheds light on future climate change impact on Antarctic plankton
(September 10, 2021)

Ancient sea ice core sheds light on modern climate change
(September 9, 2021)

Research aims to unlock secrets of magma transport below the ocean floor
(July 26, 2021)

Feeding Deep Ocean Microbes
(July 8, 2021)

OU research finds human impacts on monsoon rainfall could exceed natural changes over last 30 million years
(June 30, 2021)

Boring to study slow earthquakes: Data from boreholes in plate boundaries could explain slow earthquakes
(June 28 2021)

Study of past South Asian monsoons suggests stronger monsoon rainfall in the future
(June 4 2021)

Dead zones formed repeatedly in North Pacific during warm climates, study finds
(June 2, 2021)

Deep-sea expedition sets two depth records
(June 1, 2021)

Tangled Sea Turtle Rescued From Atlantic Ocean During IODP Project
(May 10, 2021)

University researcher contributes to study into the limits of life on Earth
(March 31, 2021)

New basalt type discovered beneath the ocean
(March 23, 2021)

Evolution of ocean “twilight zone” creatures linked to global climate change
(March 11, 2021)

Tracking giant earthquakes in the Ring of Fire
(March 11, 2021)

Microbes deep beneath seafloor survive on byproducts of radioactive process
(March 1, 2021)

URI researchers: Microbes deep beneath seafloor survive on byproducts of radioactive process
(February 26, 2021)

Space dust found in Chicxulub crater confirms asteroid’s dinosaur-killing role
(February 25, 2021)

Asteroid Dust Found in Crater Closes Case of Dinosaur Extinction
(February 24, 2021)

Important Climate Change Mystery Solved by Scientists
(January 27, 2021)

Melting icebergs key to sequence of an ice age, scientists find
(January 13, 2021)

Deep-sea volcanoes: Windows into the subsurface
(January 5, 2021)

2020

How Hot Is Too Hot for Life Deep Below the Ocean Floor?
(December 4, 2020)

Researchers discover life in deep ocean sediments at or above water's boiling point
(December 3, 2020)

Deep-sea volcanoes: Windows into the subsurface
(November 30, 2020)

How stable is the Antarctic ice sheet?
(November 27, 2020)

Who is driving whom? Climate and carbon cycle in perpetual interaction
(October 6, 2020)

Ice discharge in the North Pacific set off series of climate events during the last ice age, study finds
(October 1, 2020)

66 million years of Earth's climate uncovered from ocean sediments
(September 11, 2020)

Unraveling 66 million years of climate history from ocean sediments
(September 10, 2020)

High-fidelity record of Earth's climate history puts current changes in context
(September 10, 2020)

Scientists unravel 66 million years of climate history from ocean sediments
(September 10, 2020)

Study analyses the impact of carbon dioxide on Earth's climate 30 million years ago
(September 7, 2020)

Great Barrier Reef 'glue' at risk from ocean acidification
(September 3, 2020)

Carbon dioxide 'pulses' are a common feature of the carbon cycle
(August 20, 2020)

How the seafloor of the Antarctic Ocean is changing – and the climate is following suit
(August 10, 2020)

New study reveals lower energy limit for life on Earth
(August 5, 2020)

Deep sea microbes dormant for 100 million years are hungry and ready to multiply
(July 28, 2020)

Deep sea microbes dormant for 100 million years are hungry and ready to multiply
(July 28, 2020)

Bacteria in rock deep under sea inspire new search for life on Mars
(April 2, 2020)

Microbes far beneath the seafloor rely on carbon recycling to survive
(March 17, 2020)

Texas A&M Research Team Finds Life Deep Beneath Ocean Floor
(March 16, 2020)

Sinking seamounts make and muffle earthquakes
(March 10, 2020)

In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid — not volcanoes
(January 16, 2020)

Epic South Pacific Expedition Is Special For Texas A&M Geosciences Dean
(January 16, 2020)

2009

Ocean Leadership to Attend AGU Conference (December 4, 2009)

Scientific Ocean Drilling Vessel To Make Port Call in Townsville, Australia (November 2, 2009)

Texas Science Teacher Sails the Open Seas to Learn About Sea Level Change (November 2, 2009)

International Group of Scientists Converge at IODP (October 19, 2009)

2009-2010 Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship Program Winners Are Named (September 9, 2009)

International Conference to Plan Future of Ocean Drilling (September 9, 2009)

Dr. Nasseer Idrisi Selected As HBCU Educator at Sea (July 30, 2009)

Teachers from Around the World Take Part in Hands-On School of Rock 2009 Workshop (July 20, 2009)

U.S. Research Vessel En Route to Bering Sea Climate Change Investigations (July 14, 2009)

Georgia Teacher Latest to Set Sail on the JOIDES Resolution (June 30, 2009)

JR Expedition 321T - Juan de Fuca Cementing Operations (June 25, 2009)

Clement Appointed Director of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

Re-Dedication Of "JOIDES Resolution" (May 4, 2009)

JOIDES Resolution Returns to Ocean Drilling in the Pacific Ocean: Nearly 53 million years of climate & ocean acidification history found by following the paleo-equator (May 1, 2009)

Sea-floor Sediments Illuminate 53 Million Years of Climate History: Drillship JOIDES Resolution completes first expedition as redesigned ship (May 1, 2009)

Scientific Drilling Vessel Returns to Work After Major Overhaul - JOIDES Resolution Currently on Expedition in Pacific (April 29, 2009)

Newly Rebuilt Drillship JOIDES Resolution Enroute to Port Call: Scientific drilling vessel to dock in Honolulu harbor, May 5-9, 2009 (April 29, 2009)

Scientists Launch Drill Rig to Acquire Information-Rich Sediments off New Jersey Coast (April 30, 2009)

IODP Expands to 24 Countries (April 12, 2009)

Marine Scientists to Investigate Role of Equatorial Pacific in Global Climate System (March 10, 2009)

IODP to Operate Three Drilling Platforms in 2009 (February 18, 2009)

Ocean Research Officials Hail Completion of Modernization for U.S. Scientific Ocean Drilling Vessel (January 26, 2009)

The JOIDES Resolution Sails from Singapore (January 26, 2009)

The JOIDES Resolution completes initial sea trials (January 12, 2009)

Ocean Treasure Stored at IODP's Gulf Coast Repository (January 8, 2009)