What is it like to be an educator on the JOIDES Resolution? What are average days like? What value does this bring to students and the general public? How do the education programs of the International Ocean Discovery Program intertwine? Find out in this inspirational video.
Scientific drilling continues to yield many significant and exciting discoveries. Drilling in the oceanic crust allows scientists to learn more about forces such as volcanoes and earthquakes, which affect millions of people. They also investigate other changes in Earth surface such as ocean crust formation and destruction, mountain building, and the movement of tectonic plates.
Since last night we've been heading north towards the east coast of India, which we will read in about 2 more days.
We've been drilling at Site U1443 for about one week now, and most scientists have been using this transit time as a welcome opportunity to write their first Site reports.