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.
- Cancelled – a possible re-schedule will be announced in June 2018
- Expedition Project Managers: tbc
- Port: tbc
- Drillship: tbc
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.
- Expedition is postponed to Dec 2019 – Jan 2020 (offshore)
- Expedition Project Manager: tbd
- Port: tbd
- Drillship: tbd
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
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
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.