Lamont Scientist Reports from Sea for Popular Mechanics Online

April 27, 2009

 Drillship the JOIDES Resolution. Photograph by Bill Crawford, IODP

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Kim Martineau

Lamont Geologist Trevor Williams sites/default/files a series of reports from aboard the ODP's drillship the "JOIDES Resolution" for Popular Mechanics Online.

Stories in the series include:

April 3, 2009 - Ocean Drilling: How the Past Can Provide Clues to our Planet's Future Climate

April 9, 2009 - Up Close With Ocean Cores: JOIDES Scientists Put the Seabed Under the Microscope

April 17, 2009 - Ocean Drilling Tech: Exploring Seabed History With 600,000 Pounds of Pipe


The Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) was funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and 22 international partners ( JOIDES ) to conduct basic research into the history of the ocean basins and the overall nature of the crust beneath the ocean floor using the scientific drill ship JOIDES Resolution. Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc. (JOI), a group of 18 U.S. institutions, was the Program Manager . Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences was the Science Operator. Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory provided Logging Services and administered the Site Survey Data Bank .