Research aboard JOIDES
Resolution has contributed to our knowledge about Earth's climate, ancient sea levels, continental drift, volcano formation and the onset of earthquakes," said Roger Wakimoto, assistant director for the NSF geosciences directorate.
The idea of seafloor percolation is not a new one, but JOIDES
Resolution has learned how it works.
Assistant director for the NSF geosciences directorate, Roger Wakimoto, said : 'Research aboard JOIDES
Resolution has contributed to our knowledge about Earth s climate, ancient sea levels, continental drift, volcano formation and the onset of earthquakes.
By integrating several sources of evidence, including core samples and data collected on board the JOIDES
Resolution research ship, the authors have confirmed that the mass of basalt that constitutes Tamu Massif did indeed erupt from a single source near the center.
To determine ancient ocean temperatures, a multi-institution team of scientists analyzed three long sediment columns cored from the seafloor off Suriname in South America by the international Ocean Drilling Program's drillship JOIDES
Corell praised the scientists whose drill ship, the JOIDES
Analysis of this newly found section aboard the drillship JOIDES
Resolution indicates that tiny plants called calcareous nannoplantkton recovered slowly from almost complete extinction at the boundary.
During a four-month expedition of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme (IODP) on board the US drilling vessel JOIDES
Resolution an international team of more than 100 scientists and technicians recovered 6.
drill ship, either a revamped version of ODP's workhorse, the JOIDES
Resolution, or a new vessel with similar capabilities.
From the drillship JOIDES
Resolution, scientists recovered approximately 200 meters of basement rock and almost 3 kilometers of the overlying sediments.
Sailing around India aboard the drilling vessel JOIDES
Resolution for several months, Giosan enlisted colleagues from India and US to help with the project.
They are collected in a recent workshop report available on the Internet site of the JOIDES
Long-Term Observatories Program Planning Group (vertigo.