Consensus and Action Items from the September 2020 IODP Forum and PMO meetings are available.

New Policy: The IODP Code of Conduct and Anti-Harrassment Policy has been approved by IODP's Program Member Organizations and is now posted with other IODP-wide policy documents.

Apply to sail: The deadline to apply to sail for Expedition 396: Mid-Norwegian Continental Margin Magmatism has been extended to October 19, 2020.

SiO7 temporarily offline: The Chiyku IODP data website SiO7 is currently offline while undergoing a security review. If you require data from SiO7 during this period, please contact the Mare3 staff.

Welcome: Charna Meth has been selected as the new Executive Director of the IODP Science Support Office at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. We thank Holly Given for her service and commitment to the IODP, and congratulate her on her retirement.

Expeditions schedule updated: The JR Science Operator has updated its operations schedule for 2021 and 2022 in light of decisions by the JR Facility Board and constraints due to COVID-19.

Read the update from the JR Science Operator on ship repairs and the outlook for a return to operations. 

A new version of the IODP Proposal Submission Guidelines which describes the joint submission and review process for "Land 2 Sea" drilling proposals implementing jointly by IODP and ICDP was approved in July.

About Sample Requests:  IODP sample requests are being accepted but completion and shipment of requests may be delayed due to Covid-19. For the current status of each IODP core repository, contact the repository curator