Expeditions Schedule

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Scheduled / Future IODP Expeditions

Exp#
Dates
Ports
Southern African Climates and Agulhas Current Density Profile
Summary of science objectives
361   Jan 30 - Mar 31, 2016  Port Louis / Capetown

Sumatra Seismogenic Zone
Summary of science objectives

362   Aug 6 - Oct 6, 2016  Colombo / Singapore
FY17 expeditions approved by JR Facility Board
Western Pacific Warm Pool (799) 363   Oct 6 - Dec 8, 2016  Singapore / Guam
Mariana Convergent Margin (505 and 693-APL) 366  Dec 8, 2016 - Feb 7 2017  Guam / Hong Kong
South China Sea Rifted Margin A (878-CPP) 367  Feb 7 - April 9 2017  Hong Kong / Hong Kong 
South China Sea Rifted Margin B (878-CPP) 368  April 9 - June 9 2017  Hong Kong / Hong Kong 
FY18 expeditions approved by JR Facility Board
Australia Cretaceous Climate and Tectonics (760) 369  Oct 4 - Dec 4 2017  TBD / TBD
Hikurangi Subduction Margin (781A) TBD  2018  TBD / TBD
(more to be added at the May 2016 JRFB meeting)  

Dates may be adjusted. Start dates reflect the initial port call day; the vessel will sail when ready. 

Chikyu Expeditions
#
Dates
 NanTroSEIZE Shallow Megasplay LTBMS 365   26 March - 27 April 2016 

358 

Exact dates subject to change.

Expeditions with Mission-Specific Platforms
#
Dates
Chicxulub K-T Impact Crater  364  likely April/May 2016 (offshore operation)
Expeditions approved by the ECORD Facility Board, subject to availability of funds: 
Antarctic Cenozoic Paleoclimate (813) early 2018
Arctic Ocean Paleoceanography (708) mid/late 2018

 

Completed International Ocean Discovery Program Expeditions (2014- ) 

Expeditions
#
IO
Dates
Ports
South China Sea Tectonics 
349 
USIO
Jan 26 - Mar 30, 2014 Hong Kong / Keelung
Izu Bonin Mariana: Rear Arc
USIO
Mar 30 - May 30, 2014 Keelung / Yokohama
Izu Bonin Mariana: Arc Origins
USIO
May 30 - Jul 30, 2014  Yokohama / Yokohama
Izu Bonin Mariana: Forearc
USIO
Jul 30 - Sep. 29, 2014 Yokohama / Keelung
Indian Monsoon Rainfall
JRSO
Nov 29, 2014 - Jan 29, 2015 Singapore / Singapore
Bengal Fan
JRSO
Jan 29 - Mar 31, 2015 Singapore / Columbo, Sri Lanka
Arabian Sea Monsoon (CPP)
JRSO
Mar 31 - May 31, 2015 Columbo / Mumbai
Indonesian Throughflow
JRSO
July 31 - Sept 30, 2015 Freemantle / Darwin
Maldives Monsoon
JRSO
Sept 30 - Nov 30, 2015 Darwin / Columbo
Atlantis Massif Seafloor Processes
ESO
Oct 24 - Dec 11, 2015 (offshore portion) Southampton
SW Indian Ridge Lower Crust/Moho
JRSO
Nov 30, 2015 - Jan 30, 2016 Columbo / Port Louis

 



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