EXPEDITION 373 ANTARCTIC CENOZOIC PALEOCLIMATE

The proposal upon which this expedition is based was submitted as IODP Proposal 813-Full and Addendum 813-Add ‘Greenhouse to Icehouse Antarctic paleoclimate and ice history from George V Land and Adélie Land shelf sediments’.

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EXPEDITION 377 ARCTIC OCEAN PALEOCEANOGRAPHY

The overall goal of the proposed drilling campaign is the recovery of a continuous stratigraphic record of the long-term Cenozoic climate history of the central Arctic Ocean.

  • Summer 2018 (offshore) & dates to be confirmed for the Onshore Science Party
  • Expedition Project Manager: tbc
  • Port: tbc
  • Drillship: a tender will be issued in  Summer 2017

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EXPEDITION 381 CORINTH ACTIVE RIFT DEVELOPMENT

The MSP expedition to the Corinth Rift, based on IODP Proposal 879-Full, addresses several questions related to fault and rift structural evolution as well as surface processes in an active continental rift.

  • Autumn-Winter 2017 (offshore) & February 2018 (Onshore Science Party)
  • Expedition Project Manager: Sophie Green, Jeremy Everest
  • Port: tbc
  • Drillship: results of the tender will be known in early Spring 2017

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EXPEDITION 364 CHICXULUB K-PG IMPACT CRATER

IODP Expedition 364, based on IODP Proposal 548-Full3 and Addendum 548-Add4,  addresses several 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
  • Port: Progreso, Mexico
  • Drillship: L/B Myrtle.

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EXPEDITION 357 ATLANTIS MASSIF SERPENTINIZATION AND LIFE EXPEDITION

Serpentinization is a fundamental process that controls rheology and geophysical properties of the oceanic lithosphere and has major consequences for heat flux, geochemical cycles and microbial activity in a wide variety of environments.

  • 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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EXPEDITION 347 BALTIC SEA PALEOENVIRONMENT

The expedition was preceded by a Media Conference at the International Press Center in Copenhagen on 5 September. A media release was issued to coincide with the event.

  • 12 September-1 November 2013 (offshore) & 22 January-20 February 2014 (Onshore Science Party)
  • Expedition Project Manager: Carol Cotterill, Sophie Green (assistant EPM)
  • Port: Kiel, Germany
  • Drillship: Greatship Manisha

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