Applications to sail on IODP expeditions are submitted through the applicant's Program Member Office (PMO). Application requirements may vary by PMO, and they may have different deadlines than those posted below. An individual scientist's PMO is determined by the location of their employer or primary academic affiliation, not by citizenship or adjunct status. 

Expedition 399: Building Blocks of Life, Atlantis Massif

  • JOIDES Resolution Science Operator
  • Expedition Dates: April 7 - June 7, 2023
  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

 

Now Sailing: Reykjanes Mantel Convection and Climate

Expedition 395C will begin addressing the overall goal of exploring the relationships between deep Earth processes, ocean circulation, and climate near the Reykjanes Ridge by working on three sites with primarily crustal objectives.  

As approved by the JRFB in May 2020.

International Ocean Discovery Program (2013- )

(last update November 2021)

  JOIDES Resolution
(through 396)
Chikyu
(through 380)
Mission-Specific Platforms
(through 381)
Program Total
Expeditions Completed 34 4 4 42
Sites Visited 155 6 28 189
Holes Drilled 445 19 80 544
Cores Recovered 11,112 204 929 12,245
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,806 1,180 1,335 1,806
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 98  1,939 20 20
Deepest Water Depth (m) 5,023 4,776 8,023 8,023
Core Recovery (m) 62,927 1,092 3,374 67,393

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (2003-2013)

  JOIDES Resolution Chikyu Mission-Specific Platforms Program Total
Expeditions Completed 35 14 5 54
Sites Visited 145 38 67 250
Holes Drilled 439 95 115 649
Cores Recovered 8,491 927 2,676 12,094
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,928 3,059 755 3,059
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 95.5 885 23 23
Deepest Water Depth (m) 5,708 6,929 1.288 6,929
Core Recovery (m) 57,289 4,886 4,131 66,306

Ocean Drilling Program (1985-2003)

  JOIDES Resolution
Expeditions Completed 111
Sites Visited 669
Holes Drilled 1,797
Cores Recovered 35,772
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 2,111
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 37.5
Deepest Water Depth (m) 5,980
Core Recovery (m) 222,704

Deep Sea Drilling Project (1968-1983)

  Glomar Challenger
Expeditions Completed 96
Sites Visited 624
Holes Drilled 1,053
Cores Recovered 19,119
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,741
Deepest Water Depth (m) 7,044
Core Recovery (m) 97,056

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