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New Video: Science Spotlight on Geological "Forensics"

Check out our latest video<--Kevin Johnson, Geologist extraordinaire from the University of Hawaii, describes how he digs deep (literally!) to find evidence of tectonic plate movement and its impacts on mantle rocks that travel from deep within the Earth up to the surface and back again. It's CSI, geology edition!

Rui Zhang: Searching for the small-smaller-smallest

On board of the JOIDES Resolution different scientists follow different research goals. Geology (especially Ignious Petrology, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Palaeomagnetism) and Microbiology are the main scientific disciplines represented in our science-party.

Storm?-Survivors remember 1995!

Tale as Old as Time--Secrets of the Mud Volcanoes

Hidden within the countless layers of rock, sediment, and fossilized creatures beneath the Earth’s surface are fascinating stories of the history of our planet—stories of how you and I came to exist. 

New Sites, New Rocks, New Challenges

It's been a busy number of days here on the JR since my last post!

Whereweare

Asut Tesoru (Big Blue) - Wir machen es! (dt.)

Asut Tesoru (Big Blue)-We're making it!

Drill-Hole Forever?/ Bohrloch Für Immer?

At the beginning of 2017 the JOIDES Resolution is still working on Yinazao (Blue Moon-) seamount. Our visitors may ask: "What are they still doing there?" Well, there is an easy answer containing some details. We're preparing the drill hole N° 1492D (3666 mbsl.) near the top of the seamount for further investigation (see flag in model).

Year Goes By, Drilling Goes On (bilingual)

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