Scientific Leadership of the U.S. Ocean Drilling Community

Lead PI: Peter B. deMenocal

Unit Affiliation: Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

May 2010 - January 2013
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The team will 1) make the case for new and compelling science that can only be accomplished through drilling, 2) Implement activities that support drilling, 3) expand visibility of ocean drilling to new communities, 4) inform high-level scientific leaders and policymakers of the importance of drilling to science, 5) engage the next generation of drilling scientist in the planning process.

OUTCOMES: deMenocal finalized IODP Science Plan, coauthored and article, contributed to newsletters, co-lead a letter writing campaign, and helped plan for the 2012 workshop.

SPONSOR:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$122,717

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

KEYWORDS

ocean and climate physics ocean drilling outreach

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet