The JR remains in a tie-up and maintenance period in Subic Bay, Philippines, where it will stay until the start of the South China Sea - Expedition 349 - at the end of January 2014. Stay tuned for upcoming information about that!
Come explore the labs, public spaces, and other parts of the ship in our interactive flyover ship tour here.<
Very exciting news this month: With authorization from the National Science Board, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will continue to fund operations of the JOIDES Resolution for at least the next five years. Read more here<.
We will be at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco December 8 – 13. If you’re in the area, stop by the Exploration Station in Moscone South Rooms 103-104< from 1-5 pm on Sunday, December 8. We also have a booth in the main exhibit hall, so come on by and say hi!
IODP partnered with leading science education programs to develop the How Science Works iTunes U Course for educators. Click here< to download our Exploring Data From the Seafloor activity and a Newfoundland expedition video activity, just a sample of engaging resources for teachers and their students to emphasize science process
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