EXPEDITION 373 ANTARCTIC CENOZOIC PALEOCLIMATE

Expedition 373 addresses questions about climatic changes – from greenhouse to icehouse (Eocene to Oligocene) – of the Antarctica as well as timing and environmental conditions of the ice sheets during the Oligocene.

  • Scheduled for 2023 (offshore) & Onshore Science Party – tbd
  • Expedition Project Manager: tbc
  • Port: tbd
  • Drillship: tbd

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EXPEDITION 377 ARCTIC OCEAN PALEOCEANOGRAPHY (ArcOP)

Expedition 377 ArcOP, based on Proposal 708, aims at recovering a continuous stratigraphic record of the long-term Cenozoic climate history of the central Arctic Ocean.

  • Scheduled for 2021 (offshore) & Onshore Science Party – tbd
  • Expedition Project Managers: tbc
  • Port: tbd
  • Drillship: tbd

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PROPOSAL 866 JAPAN TRENCH PALEOSEISMOLOGY

This expedition will recover trench-fill sedimentary successions (Upper Pleistocene-to-Holocene) along an axis-parallel transect of the 7-8km deep Japan Trench to reconstruct a long history of giant earthquakes off NE Japan.

  • Scheduled for 2020 (offshore) & Onshore Science Party – tbd
  • Expedition Project Manager: tbd
  • Port: tbd
  • Drillship: tbd

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EXPEDITION 389 HAWAIIAN DROWNED REEFS

Expedition 389 will address several questions related to sea-level in the central Pacific over the last 500 kyr, as well as the response of coral reef systems to abrupt changes.

  • September – October 2019 (offshore) & Onshore Science Party – tbd
  • Expedition Project Manager: Gareth Carter (lead) and Jeremy Everest
  • Port: tbd
  • Drillship: tbd

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EXPEDITION 381 CORINTH ACTIVE RIFT DEVELOPMENT

Expedition 381 addresses several questions related to fault and rift structural evolution as well as surface processes in an active continental rift.

  • 23 October-18 December 2017 (offshore) & 31 January-28 February 2018 (Onshore Science Party)
  • Expedition Project Manager: Gareth Carter (lead) and Jeremy Everest
  • Port: Corinth (Greece)
  • Drillship: Fugro Synergy

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EXPEDITION 364 CHICXULUB K-PG IMPACT CRATER

Expedition 364 addresses questions related to large impact crater formation on Earth and other planets, and the effects of large impacts on the Earth’s environment and ecology.

  • 5 April-31 May 2016 (offshore) & 21 September-15 October 2016 (Onshore Science Party)
  • Expedition Project Manager: Claire Mellett – Sophie Green and Gareth Carter
  • Port: Progreso, Mexico
  • Drillship: L/B Myrtle

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EXPEDITION 357 ATLANTIS MASSIF SERPENTINIZATION AND LIFE

Expedition 357 addresses questions about serpentinization of rocks from the Earth’s mantle and its consequences for heat flux, geochemical cycles and microbial activity.

  • 26 October–11 December 2015 (offshore) & 20 January-5 February 2016 (Onshore Science Party)
  • Expedition Project Manager: Sophie Green, Carol Cotterill (offshore EPM).
  • Port: Southampton, UK.
  • Drillship: RRS James Cook carrying the BGS Rockdrill 2 and the MARUM-MeBo seafloor drills.

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