Sampling the seafloor by drilling and coring provide scientists with essential materials for studying of climate/environmental changes, deep biosphere, geophysics and geodynamics of the Earth.

is part of the scientific ocean drilling programme, the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), and previously the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP 2003-2013) and provides ECORD scientists the opportunity for participating 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.

Call for ECORD Education-Outreach Officer on Expedition 364
is open until May 20
Radio interview (WPR) from Exp 364 Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater
Exp 365 video "Exploring the Fault Trace"
Part 3 is released
ECORD Newsletter #26 (April 2016) is online
Apply to sail on IODP Exp 370 T-Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Murato
Deadline: June 10 2016
ECORD @ EGU 2016
Check the programme
Exp 364 media release: Uncovering the meteor's effect on the Earth and life
Mérida (Mexico) - April 13
Co-chief Joanna Morgan talks about what killed dinosaurs (on NPR here&Now)
ECORD Summer Schools 2016
Check all opportunities
Current IODP Expedition
Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater
ECORD Annual Report 2015 is published
Subduction Zone Observatory Workshop
Application is open until June 1, 2016
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