Talks in the first part of the evening are from scientists involved in the first Antarctic ocean drilling by the GLOMAR Challenger, which visited the same port 45 years ago. In the second part IODP 374 co-chief scientists present the context and initial results for the just completed Expedition.

 

1973 – DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT

 

                 MC: Tim Naish Victoria University of Wellington  Introduction/overview (2 minutes)
Jim Kennett (UC Santa Barbara) Marine geologist  Planning the first Antarctic drilling (18 minutes)
Fred Davey (GNS Science) Geophysicist, R/V Eltanin  Geophysical surveys (16 minutes)
Peter Barrett (VUW) Sedimentologist, Leg 28    Leg 28 and its significance (8 minutes)

followed by     CHALLENGER SAILS SOUTH (short)           (video-6 minutes)

Link to              CHALLENGER SAILS SOUTH (full)  (video-22 minutes)

 

Jim Kennett (UC Santa Barbara) Co-chief scientist, Leg 29  Leg 29 and its significance  (23 minutes)

 

2018 – INTERNATIONAL OCEAN DISCOVERY PROGRAM Expedition 374

 

MC: Denise Kulhanek Texas A&M University

 

Laura De Santis (OGS, Trieste) Co-chief scientist  Geophysical surveys and context  (20 minutes)

Rob McKay, (VUW) Co-chief scientist Initial results from IODP 374 (35 minutes)
Soon online!   
       
Production credits:

Recording:      Darryl Cribb   Lyttelton Arts Factory    -     Denise Kulhanek  International Ocean Drilling Program

Technical:       Image Services  Victoria University of Wellington (Warren Butcher, Nathan Stewart Adrian Pike, Nathan Stewart)

Coordination:  Peter Barrett  Victoria University of Wellington

DRILLING FOR PAST ANTARCTIC CLIMATE - THEN AND NOW

on 14 June 2018
DRILLING FOR PAST ANTARCTIC CLIMATE - THEN AND NOW

  This collection of videos captures talks on this topic on the evening of 8 March, 2018, at the Lyttelton Arts Factory, New Zealand, after the return of the JOIDES Resolution from IODP...

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF ANTARCTIC SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC OCEAN DRILLING

on 06 February 2018
CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF ANTARCTIC SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC OCEAN DRILLING

Guest post by co-chief scientist Laura De Santis from Instituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS): This year the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and&n...

Follow here the IODP Exp. 374 in the Ross Sea

on 27 December 2017
Follow here the IODP Exp. 374 in the Ross Sea

Follow here the IODP Exp. 374 in the Ross Sea DATES: 4 january-8 march LOCATION: Ross Sea Antarctica PORTS: Lyttelton to Lyttelton, New Zealand CO-CHIEF SCIENTISTS: Robert McKay an...

SCAR PAIS obituary for Gene Domack

on 06 December 2017
SCAR PAIS obituary for Gene Domack

Dr. Eugene Domack, Professor of Geological Oceanography at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science, died on Nov. 20, 2017 after a brief illness. Gene earned his Ph.D. in Geology from...

Katabatic winds diminish precipitation contribution to the Antarctic ice mass balance

on 13 October 2017
Katabatic winds diminish precipitation contribution to the Antarctic ice mass balance

A new field work study evaluates how katabatic winds can reduce the amount of precipitation actually reaching the surface. PNAS from Grazioli et al, 2017 Accumulation of precipitation is the principal...

Check the new JOIDES Resolution schedule here http://iodp.tamu.edu/scienceops/index.html

on 05 June 2017
Check the new JOIDES Resolution schedule here http://iodp.tamu.edu/scienceops/index.html

Check the new JOIDES Resolution schedule here http://iodp.tamu.edu/scienceops/index.html After the Ross Sea expedition in early 2018 and the Amundsen Sea expedition in early 2019 there will be 2 addit...

East Antarctic ice sheet most vulnerable to Weddell Sea warming (Golledge et al., 2017)

East Antarctic ice sheet most vulnerable to Weddell Sea warming (Golledge et al., 2017)

The Recovery drainage basin in the eastern Weddell Sea will more likely be the first contributor of future ice loss from EAIS due to ocean warming. Geophysical Research Letters by Golledge et al. Anta...

Sabrina seafloor survey

Sabrina seafloor survey

https://sites.google.com/site/sabrinaseafloorsurvey This site follows the voyage of Australian, Italian, Spanish and American scientists on Australia's research vessel Investigator. Our voyage departs...

Obliquity-paced climate change recorded in Antarctic debris-covered glaciers

Obliquity-paced climate change recorded in Antarctic debris-covered glaciers

Some high-latitude glaciers are found to remain sensitive to 41 000 years obliquity variations despite a global climate paced at roughly 100 000 years. Nature communications by Mackay and Marchant. Th...

Mission report : Evaluation of the warm marine air intrusion at the French Antarctic station Dumont d’Urville using water stable isotopes as an atmospheric tracer

Mission report : Evaluation of the warm marine air intrusion at the French Antarctic station Dumont d’Urville using water stable isotopes as an atmospheric tracer

The first results of water vapour monitoring at the coastal station Dumont d'Urville will help to link the isotopes records from ice cores to the ice-ocean-atmosphere interactions. During the austral...

Antarctic last interglacial isotope peak in response to sea ice retreat, not ice-sheet collapse

Antarctic last interglacial isotope peak in response to sea ice retreat, not ice-sheet collapse

Models evaluate the impact of the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet and of sea ice reduction on the isotopic composition of precipitation on the East Antarctic Plateau, compared to isotopic rec...

Antarctic ice sheet discharge driven by atmosphere-ocean feedbacks at the Last Glacial Termination

Antarctic ice sheet discharge driven by atmosphere-ocean feedbacks at the Last Glacial Termination

A new ice core record provides clues on the evolution of the ice sheet in the Wedell sea during the last glacial termination which could improve the understanding of the ice-ocean-atmosphere feedback...

IODP Antarctic expeditions 2018-20

IODP Antarctic expeditions 2018-20

We want to make you aware of upcoming opportunities for Antarctic research with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). Two expeditions are scheduled for the 2017–2019 Antarc...

Blogs and weekly reports of the upcoming Polarstern cruise (with MeBo)

 Blogs and weekly reports of the upcoming Polarstern cruise (with MeBo)

Blogs and weekly reports of the upcoming Polarstern cruise (with MeBo) The Research Vessel Polarstern is the most important resource for German polar research and the flagship of the Alfred Wegener In...

PAIS provides funding for 1-2 students

on 13 January 2017
PAIS provides funding for 1-2 students

PAIS provides funding for 1-2 students to attend the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimate: http://www.uniurb.it/ussp/ or other schools related to PAIS. Interested persons should contact Laur...