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IODP Expedition Schedule for the JOIDES Resolution

For information on expeditions operated by MarE3 (Chikyu; Japan) and ESO (mission-specific platforms; Europe), please see the IODP Science Office.

JOIDES Resolution Expedition Schedule
Expedition Name
(see map)
Exp # Ports
(start/end; travel info)
Dates1 Total days
(port /sea)
Days at sea2
JRSO Contact
(Staff Scientist)
Non-IODP (Transit/Dry Dock) 13 October–10 December 2023 (Reykjavík to Amsterdam; 58 days)
Mediterranean-Atlantic Gateway Exchange
401 Amsterdam, Netherlands
to Napoli, Italy
10 December 2023–
9 February 2024
61 (3/58) 10/48 R. Flecker
E. Ducassou
T. Williams
Tyrrhenian Continent-Ocean Transition
402 Napoli
to Napoli, Italy
9 February–
8 April 2024
59 (5/54) 2/52 N. Zitellini
A. Malinverno
E. Estes
Non-IODP (Transit/Tie-up) 8 April–4 June 2024 (Napoli to Reykjavík; 57 days)
Eastern Fram Strait Paleo-Archive
403 Reykjavík, Iceland
to Amsterdam, Netherlands
4 June–
2 August 2024
59 (5/54) 12/42 R. G. Lucchi
K. St. John
T. Ronge
Non-IODP (Tie-up/Demobilization) 2 August–30 September 2024 (tie-up in Amsterdam; 59 days)
End of JRSO operations

1 The start date reflects the initial port call day. The vessel sails when ready.
2 Preliminary total estimated transit (i.e., to and from operational area and between sites).

International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition Map

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IODP expeditions map

Combined International Ocean Discovery Program and Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Map

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Who is Eligible to Sail?

Participation in IODP expeditions is open to all scientists from IODP’s member countries.
Applications must be submitted via each country’s or consortium’s program office.