Couldn't attend the IODP Town Hall at the 2020 AGU Fall Meeting? Read Dr. Terry Quinn's (NSF OCE Division Director) presentation.

Consensus Items and Minutes from the November 2020 Special Meeting of the JOIDES Resolution Facility Board are available. 

Consensus and Action Items from the December 2020 JRFB Working Group on Science Framework Proposal Requirements and Assessments and the September 2020 IODP Forum and PMO meetings are available.

Recently Released: Scientific Drilling volume 28, Expedition 384 (Engineering Testing) Preliminary Report, and Expedition 385 (Guaymas Basin) Preliminary Report

SiO7 Back Online: The Chiyku IODP data website SiO7 is back online after undergoing a security review. Please contact the Mare3 staff for more information.

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

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.

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