Ships/Platforms

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IODP Platforms and Vessels

IODP is a multi-platform marine research collaboration involving a riserless drilling vessel, a riser drilling vessel, and mission-specific platforms. Three Implementing Organizations (IOs), in Japan, the USA, and Europe, serve as science operators of the various ships and platforms.

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Riserless Vessel: JOIDES Resolution

Mission-Specific Platforms

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