Frequently Used References/Acronyms

ACORK   Advanced Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kit
ADP   Amphibious Drilling Project
AGU   American Geophysical Union
ANZIC   Australia-New Zealand IODP Consortium
APL   Ancillary Project Letter
BCR   Bremen Core Repository
BGS   British Geological Survey
CAB   Curatorial Advisory Board
CDEX   Center for Deep Earth Exploration (JAMSTEC)
CDP   Common Depth Point
CEREGE   Centre Européen de Recherche et d'Enseignement des Géosciences de l'Environnement
CIB   Chikyu IODP Board
CORK   Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kit
CPP   Complementary Project Proposal
DSDP   Deep Sea Drilling Project (1968-1982)
D/V   Drilling Vessel
ECORD   European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling
EECO   Early Eocene Climatic Optimum
EFB   ECORD Facility Board
EPC   European Petrophysics Consortium
EPM   Expedition Project Manager
EPSP   Environmental Protection and Safety Panel
ERB   Editorial Review Board
ESSAC   ECORD Science Support and Advisory Committee
ESO   ECORD Science Operator
GCR   Gulf Coast Repository
HSE   Health, Safety, and Environment
ICDP   International Continental Scientific Drilling Program
IGC   International Geological Congress
IODP   International Ocean Discovery Program (2013-2024)
IODP   Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (2003-2013)
IODP-MI   Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.
JAMSTEC   Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
JANUS   USIO Database System
J-CORES   Japanese Database System
J-DESC   Japan Drilling Earth Science Consortium
JOIDES   Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling
JR   JOIDES Resolution
JRFB   JOIDES Resolution Facility Board
JRSO   JOIDES Resolution Science Operator
KCC   Kochi Core Center
KIGAM   Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources
K-Pg   Cretaceous-Paleogene
L2S   Land-2-Sea
LDEO   Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
LIMS   Laboratory Information Management System
LTBMS   Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System
LWD   Logging While Drilling
MarE3   Institute for Marine-Earth Exploration and Engineering (JAMSTEC)
MDP   Multi-phase Drilling Project
MEXT   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan)
MoES   Ministry of Earth Sciences (India)
MOST   Ministry of Science and Technology (China)
MSP   Mission-Specific Platform
NanTroSEIZE   Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment
NJGS   New Jersey Geological Survey
NSF   National Science Foundation (USA)
ODP   Ocean Drilling Program (1983-2003)
PANGAEA   Publishing Network for Geoscientific & Environmental Data
PDB   Proposal Database System
POOH   Pull Out Of Hole
PRL   Proponent Response Letter
RCB   Rotary Core Barrel
SAC   Sample Allocation Committee
SCIMPI   Simple Cabled Instrument for Measuring Parameters In-situ
SEG-Y   Seismic data (designated Y) file in the Society for Exploration Geophysicists' (SEG) "standardized" format
SEP   Science Evaluation Panel
SIO   Scripps Institution of Oceanography
SSDB   Site Survey Data Bank
SSO   Science Support Office
USIO   United States Implementing Organization
USSSP   U.S. Science Support Program
WDC-MARE   World Data Center - Marine
WOW   Wait On Weather