Drillship Fugro Synergy docked in the port of Corinth, Greece (C. Cotterill, ECORD/IODP)

Before the expedition, a press conference was held on Thursday 19 October 2017, in Loutraki, Greece. Speakers included Lisa McNeill, Donna Shillington, Co-chief Scientists, and Gareth Carter, Expedition Project Manager. The event was followed by a tour of the Fugro Synergy with interviews of the Co-chiefs. A media release was issued on the same day.

Information about Expedition 381 is available on the expedition webpage and flyer of the expedition can be downloaded here.

During the expedition, ship reports and the expedition blog describing the activities of the scientists, engineers and ship’s crew on-board the Fugro Synergy are posted online on a regular basis. Progress during the expedition can also be followed on the ECORD Science Operator’s Facebook (ESO Outreach) and Twitter (@ESO_Outreach) pages.

Documents for download:

To arrange interviews with the scientists participating in the expedition, please contact Carol Cotterill or Ulrike Prange.