Blog Posts Tagged "HMS Resolution"

A Tale of Two Resolutions

This is a pre-travel posting that will hopefully help frame the way I think about the experience of spending two weeks on the JOIDES Resolution learning and developing instructional materials with a group of people with seemingly similar passions.

HMS Sloop Dog - A fun take on the History of the JOIDES Resolution

In orientation we learned that the JOIDES was once an exploratory oil drilling ship jointly owned by BP and Schlumberger, built in Nova Scotia in 1978. Six years later Schlumberger converted her into a scientific research vessel and changed her name, then Sedco/BP 471, to the JOIDES Resolution and leased her to the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP).