#12 – Jean-Pierre Henriet (1945-2017)

11 Mai 2017 – We are very sad to announce that the former Belgian ECORD Council Member, Professor Jean-Pierre passed away on 22 April 2017… read more


#11 – ECORD invites you to submit mission-specific platform (MSP) proposals!

3 April 2017 – Mission-specific platform expeditions (MSP) are ECORD’s landmark. Since 2004 and the implementation of the first MSP expedition, Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX)… read more


#10 – ECORD invites you to submit AGU session proposals

17 January 2017 – Following discussions with the AGU Fall Meeting Program Chair, Denis-Didier Rousseau, a 3-year plan (2017-2019) of IODP-ICDP sessions at the AGU has been defined… read more


# 9 – ECORD launches its new website

3 October 2016 – After seven months of work, the ECORD Outreach and Education Task Force and COSIWEB… read more


# 8 – New faces on ECORD panels

20 January 2016 – The start of the year coincided with some changes at the ECORD Facility Board and at ESSAC … read more


# 7 – Spain is back in ECORD

21 September 2015 – Spain has recently decided to join ECORD and the International Ocean Discovery Program on January 1st, 2016 … read more


# 6 – ECORD defines its 2015-2018 MSP operational plan

27 May 2015 – At its annual meeting held on March 25-26 in Aix en Provence the ECORD Facility Board has defined a 2015-2018 operational plan for Mission-Specific Platform expeditions… read more


# 5 – ECORD defines In-Kind Contributions for MSP expeditions

14 January 2015 – The ECORD Council has recently approved a document defining in-kind contribution for Mission-Specific Platform expeditions … read more


# 4 – The ECORD-NSF Memorandum of Understanding has been signed over summer 2014

9 September 2014 – After long months of completion, the ECORD-NSF Memorandum of Understanding has been eventually signed over this summer. ECORD is now officially … read more


# 3 – ECORD explores new ways for collaborating with its IODP partners

9 June 2014 – At its annual meeting held on 7-8 November 2013 in Haifa, Israel, the ECORD Council approved two important motions aimed at providing new opportunities for ECORD to collaborate more closely with its partners in IODP … read more


# 2 – ECORD will drill the Atlantis Massif with a seabed drilling system in 2016

8 March 2014 – At its annual meeting on 5-6 March 2014 in Bremen, the ECORD Facility Board recommended the scheduling of an expedition to the Atlantis Massif of the central North Atlantic Ocean in the second half of 2015 … read more


# 1 – The ECORD-JAMSTEC Memorandum of Understanding has been signed

25 February 2014 – ECORD will be a Regular Member of the Chikyu program under IODP by providing an annual contribution as Chikyu Membership fee during the period from 1 October 2013 – 30 September 2023 … read more