Drilling and coring of the seafloor provide scientists with essential materials for studying of climate/environmental changes, deep biosphere, geophysics and geodynamics of the Earth. ECORD is part of the scientific ocean drilling programme, the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), and previously the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP 2003-2013). Being a member of IODP provides ECORD scientists to participate in all activities of the IODP programme.

ECORD also operates the IODP Mission-specific platform (MSP) expeditions in challenging environments, including ice-covered areas and shallow seas.

Data and samples of IODP expeditons are public and reports are published in the Scientific Drilling journal.

IODP Session at IGC 2016
Deadline extended until February 29
Taira Prize 2016
Apply for nominations: March 15
ECORD Scholarships 2016
Apply until March 15
Media release - Feb 1
Expedition 357 recovers mantle rocks with signs of life
Current IODP Expediton
Southern African Climates (SAFARI)
ECORD Summer Schools 2016
Check all opportunities and deadlines to apply
IODP Call for Proposals
Deadline: April 1
ECORD's Headlines #8
New faces on ECORD panels
Scientific Drilling Journal vol 20 - December 2015
Download a copy
Season's greetings from ECORD
IODP-ICDP Town Hall meeting during AGU 2015
December 15 at 6:30 pm
ECORD Newsletter #25 (Nov 2015) is released
ECORD Headlines

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