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Boundary Sources and Sink of 230Th, 232Th, and 231Pa n the NW Pacific 9/1/10 8/31/13 Pacific Ocean
Cl Isotope Systematics of the Neogene Izu Bonin Arc Volcanic Rocks 3/1/06 6/1/08 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Austin, TX ; Izu Bonin arc
Collaborative Research: Ecosystem dynamics of Western Pacific hydrothermal vent communities associated with polymetallic sulfide deposits 12/1/15 3/31/19 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Developing a Continous Replicated Reconstruction of Tropical Pacific Climate Over the Last 500-700 Years: Analysis of Massive Porites Corals from American Samoa 8/15/12 7/31/15 Pacific Ocean ; Ta'u, American Samoa ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory ; Stanford University
Collaborative Research: P2C2-Reconstructing Tropical Pacific Climate Variability and Monsoon Systems, and Abrupt Changes from Ice Cores on Irain Jaya, Indonesia and Hualcan, Peru 8/1/08 6/30/13 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: 3-D/4-D Seismic Reflection Imaging of the Magmatic-Hydrothermal System at the East Pacific Rise RIDGE 2000 Integrated Study Site at 9 50' N 8/15/03 9/30/11 Pacific Ocean ; East Pacific Rise
Collaborative Research: A MCS Investigation to Study Axial Crustal Structure and Alteration of Upper Crust at the Juan de Fuca Spreading Center 4/1/02 3/31/06 Pacific Ocean ; Juan de Fuca Ridge
Collaborative Research: Catching the quake: Investigating samples from the JFAST expedition for evidence of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake 5/1/13 4/30/16 Asia ; Pacific Ocean ; Japan
Collaborative Research: Coring the Line Islands Ridge for Paleoceanographic Research 2/15/12 1/31/14 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Crustal Accretion and Mantle Processes Along the Subduction-Influenced Eastern Lau Spreading Center 9/1/08 8/31/14 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Dust Deposition, Paleo-Export Production, and Migration of the (ITCZ) Through the Last Glacial Cycle in the West-Central Pacific (Line Islands) 2/15/15 4/30/19 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Evolution and Hydration of the Juan de Fuca Crust and Uppermost Mantle: A Plate-Scale Seismic Investigation from Ridge to Trench 1/1/12 2/28/16 North America ; Pacific Ocean ; Juan de Fuca Plate
Collaborative Research: Extracting multi-century low-latitude sea surface temperatures from coral skeletons using replicated records of annual growth: method refinement & application 9/1/11 8/31/13 Pacific Ocean ; Fiji ; Tonga ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory ; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Collaborative Research: Fossil Coral Estimates of Central Tropical Pacific SST and Hydrological Variability during the last Millennium 9/1/11 8/31/14 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative research: Geochemical variation of the Pacific crust subducting beneath the Izu-Bonin 5/1/14 4/30/18 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)
Collaborative Research: Geomagnetic Variability, Paleoenvironmental Change, and a Tuned Geologic Timescale from Pacific Eocene-Pleistocene Sediments from IODP Expeditions 320-312 3/1/10 2/28/13 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Geophysical Constraints on Mechanisms of Ocean Plateau Formation from Shatsky Rise, Northwest Pacific 8/1/09 7/31/12 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: GEOTRACES Pacifice Section: Nd isotopes and REEs in the South Pacific 1/1/13 12/31/13 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Hawaiian and Subplinian Basaltic Volcanism: Constrains on Eruption Dynamics from Kilauea 1/1/12 12/31/13 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Kilauea Volcano, HI
Collaborative Research: Illuminating the Cascadia plate boundary zone and accretionary wedge with a regional-scale ultra-long offset multi-channel seismic study 11/1/18 10/31/20 North America ; Pacific Ocean ; British Columbia ; Cascadia Subduction Zone ; Oregon ; Washington
Collaborative Research: Imaging small-scale convection and structure of the mantle in the south Pacific: a US contribution to international collaboration PacificArray 8/15/17 7/31/21 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Imaging the Cascadia Subduction Zone: A Ship-to-Shore Opportunity 4/1/12 4/30/15 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Inferences on Cascadia Deformation Front and Plate Interface Properties from Advanced Studies of Active Source Seismic Data 7/1/17 6/30/20 North America ; Pacific Ocean ; Oregon ; Washington ; Juan de Fuca Plate
Collaborative Research: Management and Implementation of the US GEOTRACES Pacific Meridonal Transect 8/1/17 7/31/20 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of Transient Deformation Following Great 2006-2007 Kuril Earthquakes: Frictional Afterslip or Viscoelastic Relaxation? 8/1/10 7/31/12 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Monitoring Inflation at Axial Seamount 9/15/07 6/30/13 Pacific Ocean ; Juan de Fuca Ridge
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Reconstructing North Pacific Climate Variability using Multi-Millennial Tree Ring Resources for Glacier Bay, Alaska 9/1/09 8/31/12 Pacific Ocean ; Glacier Bay ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Plutons as Ingredients for Continental Crust: Pilot Study of the Differences between intermediate plutons and lavas in the intra-oceanic Aleutian arc 2/15/12 7/31/14 Pacific Ocean ; Aleutian Islands
Collaborative Research: Seismic imaging of volcano construction, underplating and flexure along the Hawaii-Emperor Seamount Chain 4/1/18 3/31/21 Pacific Ocean ; Hawaii-Emperor Seamount Chain
Collaborative Research: Strain Accumulation and release at the Kuril Subduction Zone from Postseismic Observations on the Kuril GPS Array in 2007-2014 2/1/12 5/31/16 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Structure and Composition of Oceanic Lithosphere and the Lithosphere/Asthenosphere Boundary 3/1/10 2/28/15 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Testing Mechanisms of Tropical Climate Change and Variability Using New Cores from the Line Islands 7/15/14 6/30/18 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: the role of fluids in intermediate-depth seismicity and wedge anisotropy: Case studies for Cascadia and Alaska, with a comparison to Japan 4/1/13 9/30/14 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Understanding the Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Earthquakes at Axial Seamount Late in an Eruptive Cycle 9/1/15 8/31/18 Pacific Ocean ; Axial Seamount ; Northeast Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: US GEOTRACES Pacific Meridional Transect: Sources and Sinks of Neodymium Isotopes and Rare Earth Elements 11/1/17 10/31/20 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: US GEOTRACES Pacific Section: Analysis of 230Th, 232Th and 231Pa 1/1/13 12/31/17 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research: Variations and Trends in Fall Precipitation over the Central United States: Issues of Physical Mechanisms, Circulation Anomalies and Boundary Forcing 6/15/08 5/31/13 Atlantic Ocean ; Pacific Ocean ; United States
Constraints on the Composition of Subducting Oceanic Crust in the Northwest Pacific Ocean Basin 7/1/10 6/30/16 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Scripps Institute of Oceanography, CA
Continental Shelf Embayments of the Eastern Margin of the Philippines: Lamon Bay Stratification and Circulation 5/1/13 4/30/15 Pacific Ocean ; Lamon Bay
Correlation of borehole and seismic data in the Gulf of Alaska at Sites U1417, U1418, U1420 and U142 9/29/13 1/31/15 Pacific Ocean ; Gulf of Alaska ; Offshore, Alaska
Determining the Frictional Temperature Rise During the 2011 Tohoku EarthQuake 6/1/13 5/31/14 Pacific Ocean
Does Alkenone δD Record Seawater δD? Analysis of sediment, water and particulate samples from the Central Equatorial Pacific Pacific Ocean
Establishing a Long-Term Geodetic Network at the East Pacific Rise Ridge 2000 Integrated Studies Site 4/1/07 9/30/13 Pacific Ocean ; East Pacific Rise
FESD Type: VOICE: Volcano, Ocean, Ice, and Carbon Experiments 10/1/13 9/30/19 Global ; Pacific Ocean ; Juan de Fuca Ridge
Formation and evolution of upper oceanic crust from seismic data acquired over mature oceanic crust 9/1/16 8/31/18 Pacific Ocean
GEOTRACES Pacific section: Dissolved and particulate concentrations of selected anthropogenic radionuclides along the U.S. GEOTRACES Peru-Tahiti zonal section 1/1/13 9/30/18 Pacific Ocean
Hydrographic and Sediment-Trap Monitoring of Anoxic Soledad Basin off Baja California for Enhanced Climate Reconstructions: An Interdisciplinary Planning Workshop 7/1/09 7/31/12 Pacific Ocean ; Baja California
Integrated Pre-Feasibility Study for CO2 Geological Storage in the Cascadia Basin: Offshore Washington State and British Columbia 2/1/17 10/31/18 North America ; Pacific Ocean ; Cascadia Basin ; Washington ; Oregon ; British Columbia
Lithological Characterization and Structural Analyses of Sediments Lava Flows from Shatsky Rise Using Downhole Measurements 4/29/10 9/3/12 Pacific Ocean ; Shatsky Rise
Lithostratigraphic Characterization of the Sediment Section from IODP Expedition 324, Shatsky Rise Using Downhole Logging Data 11/4/09 9/3/12 Asia ; Pacific Ocean
Love-wave propragation in oceanic upper mantle: constraints on radial anisotropy and implications for dynamics of the asthenosphere 9/1/15 8/31/19 Pacific Ocean
Low Latitude Indian to Western Pacific, From 40E to 160E 5/1/16 4/30/19 Pacific Ocean ; Indian Ocean
Megathrust Seismic Hazard by Reflection Mapping 1/1/10 3/31/14 Pacific Ocean ; Alaska
Modification of the Stratification and Velocity Profile with in the Straits and Seas of the Indonesian Archipelago 11/1/09 10/31/12 Pacific Ocean
NSFGEO-NERC: Sulfur Cycling at Subduction Zones 9/1/19 8/31/22 Central America ; Asia ; Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Marianas Islands
Ocean Acidification - Category 1: Calibration and Application of the Boron Isotope Seawater-pH Indicator in Deep-water Corals 9/15/10 8/31/16 Global ; Atlantic Ocean ; Pacific Ocean
Ocean Acidification: Collaborative Research: Establishing the Magnitude of Sea-Surface Acidification During The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum 9/1/12 8/31/16 Global ; Pacific Ocean ; Atlantic Ocean ; equatorial Pacific ; South Atlantic
Ocean Acidification: Collaborative Research: Quantifying the potential for the biogeochemical feedbacks to create 'refugia' from ocean acidification on tropical coral reefs 7/1/13 6/30/17 Pacific Ocean ; Palmyra Atoll
Offshore 3D High Energy Seismic Survey 11/1/11 3/31/13 Pacific Ocean ; Costa Rica ; Aleutian islands
P2C2: Diagnosing the Dynamics of Past and Future North American Megadroughts 3/1/19 3/31/22 Global ; Pacific Ocean ; Atlantic Ocean ; North America
Permeability and temperature in ODP/IODP Hole 1256 6/28/11 4/1/14 Pacific Ocean
Reconciling substrate specific difference in the carbon isotope Excursion marking the Palecone-Eocen 7/1/15 7/31/17 Pacific Ocean
Reconstructing Slab and Mantle Fluxes during the Eocene-Oligocene Evolution of the Izu-Bonin Volcanic Arc (NW Pacific) 6/1/05 6/30/08 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Izu Bonin arc
Reconstructing the Paleo-Budget of 231Protactinium in the North Pacific 9/1/18 8/31/21 Pacific Ocean
Seismic/Well Integration Bering Sea, IODP Expedition 323 9/4/09 7/3/12 Pacific Ocean
Shear wave anisotropy in oceanic crust formed by superfast spreading PEA EXP. 335 6/28/11 4/1/14 Pacific Ocean
South China Sea-Indonesia Seas Transportation/Exchange (Site) 3/15/08 2/28/13 Pacific Ocean ; South China Sea ; Indonesian Seas
Spatial and temporal variability in chlorophyll, primary production and carbon export in the Bering Sea linked to climate change 8/26/11 8/25/12 Pacific Ocean ; Bering Sea
Supply and removal of trace elements in the subtropical South Pacific (UltraPac) 10/1/15 9/30/16 Pacific Ocean
Testing alkenone δD values as a paleosalinity proxy with particulate and sediment samples from the Eastern Equatorial Pacific Pacific Ocean
Testing the Observation of Annual Seismic Velocity Variations at Axial Volcano 6/1/18 5/31/19 Pacific Ocean ; Axial Seamount
The Dynamical Machanisms and Potential Predictability of Indian and Pacific Ocean Influences on Seas 8/1/14 7/31/18 North America ; Pacific Ocean ; Indian Ocean
The Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf Isotope Evolution of the Mariana Island Arc 4/15/09 9/30/13 Pacific Ocean ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Mariana Arc
Using Numerical Models of Poroelastic Fluid Flow to Constrain the Permeability Structure of Young Ocean Crust 9/1/09 8/31/12 Pacific Ocean
USSSP-Participation in IODP Expedition 322 Nantroseize Stage 2 Subduction Input on the D/V Chikyu. Correlation Between Core, Log, and Seismic Data in Lower Shikoku Basin Sediments at IODP Site C0011 9/1/09 11/9/12 Pacific Ocean ; Shikoku Basin ; Nankai Trough, Offshore Japan ; Japan
Ventilation History of the Sulu Sea: Record of Abrupt Changes in the Tropical Western Pacific Thermocline 8/15/17 7/31/19 Pacific Ocean ; Sulu Sea Basin ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Wireline Log-Based Stratigraphy along a Shelf-Slope Transect in the Canterbury Basin, New Zealand 1/4/10 11/3/12 Pacific Ocean ; Canterbury Basin ; Offshore, South Island of New Zealand
Aleutian - Alaska Workshop at Lamont for GeoPrisms Synthesis 8/1/19 2/29/20 Pacific Ocean ; Aleutian-Alaska Subduction Zone
P2C2: Towards a Precipitation History of Easter Island Since the Last Glacial Period 9/1/19 8/31/20 Oceania ; Pacific Ocean ; Easter Island
Testing an Arc Volcanism - Climate Link in a High-Latitude Plio-Pleistocene Marine Tephra Archive at ODP Site 882 (Northwest Pacific) 3/15/20 2/28/23 Pacific Ocean ; Northwest Pacific
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Insights Into Tropical Pacific Climate From Paleoproxy Data Assimilation Into an Intermediate Complexity Dynamical Model 6/1/20 5/31/23 Pacific Ocean
Ocean Temperatures Through Early Cenozoic Climate Maxima Across a Latitudinal Transect from the North to the South Pacific - A Multi-Proxy In Situ Approach 6/1/20 5/31/23 Pacific Ocean