The offshore phase of Expedition 357 A was preceded by a Media Conference at the Foreign Press Association, Award House, 7 St Matthew Street, London at 1000 on Thursday October 22. A media release was issued shortly after the event. Media events were also held onboard the RV James Cook, the vessel being used during the expedition, in Southampton on Friday 23rd October. Background information about the expedition is available on the expedition webpage and an expedition flyer.

During the expedition, daily ship reports and an informal expedition logbook describing the activities of the scientists, engineers and ship’s crew on-board the RV James Cook were posted on the expedition webpage.

To arrange interviews with the scientists participating in the Atlantis Massif Expedition please contact Alan Stevenson.

The expedition Onshore Science Party (OSP) took place at the Bremen Core Repository (BCR) and MARUM laboratories in Bremen, Germany from 20th January to 5th February 2016. A media day was held on Monday 1 February, during which the first results of the expedition were presented. A media release accompanied the event.