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IODP Core Repository Facilities

 A Curatorial Advisory Board makes final decisions regarding distribution of IODP samples. 


Distribution of ODP/DSDP/IODP cores as of 03/2012

Repository
Institution

Amount of Core/Program

Geographic Location
GCR
Texas A&M University
121.1 km

DSDP & ODP & IODP
Pacific (Pacific plate east of western boundary); Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico; Southern Oceans (S of 60º except Kerguelan Plateau)
BCR
University of Bremen
151.8 km

DSDP & ODP & IODP
Atlantic and Arctic Oceans (north of Bering Strait), Mediterranean and Black Seas.
KCC
Kochi University
93 km

DSDP & ODP & IODP
Pacific (west of western boundary of Pacific plate); Indian Ocean (N of 60ºS), all of Kerguelan Plateau, and the Bering Sea
Rutgers/NJGS Rutgers/NJGS
4.1 km

ODP Leg 150X & 174AX
Land-based New Jersey and Delaware cores

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