International Ocean Discovery Program (2013- )

(last update September 2021)

  JOIDES Resolution
(through 378)
Chikyu
(through 380)
Mission-Specific Platforms
(through 381)
Program Total
Expeditions Completed 29 4 4 37
Sites Visited 130 6 28 164
Holes Drilled 386 19 80 485
Cores Recovered 9,990 204 929 11,123
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,806 1,180 1,335 1,806
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 98 1,939 20 20
Deepest Water Depth (m) 4,858 4,776 8.023 8,023
Core Recovery (m) 57,087 1,092 3,374 61,553

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (2003-2013)

  JOIDES Resolution Chikyu Mission-Specific Platforms Program Total
Expeditions Completed 35 14 5 54
Sites Visited 145 38 67 250
Holes Drilled 439 95 115 649
Cores Recovered 8,491 927 2,676 12,094
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,928 3,059 755 3,059
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 95.5 885 23 23
Deepest Water Depth (m) 5,708 6,929 1.288 6,929
Core Recovery (m) 57,289 4,886 4,131 66,306

Ocean Drilling Program (1985-2003)

  JOIDES Resolution
Expeditions Completed 111
Sites Visited 669
Holes Drilled 1,797
Cores Recovered 35,772
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 2,111
Shallowest Water Depth (m) 37.5
Deepest Water Depth (m) 5,980
Core Recovery (m) 222,704

Deep Sea Drilling Project (1968-1983)

  Glomar Challenger
Expeditions Completed 96
Sites Visited 624
Holes Drilled 1,053
Cores Recovered 19,119
Deepest Hole Penetrated (m) 1,741
Deepest Water Depth (m) 7,044
Core Recovery (m) 97,056