CALL: MSP Expedition 373 (Antarctica)

ECORD offers you the unique opportunity to sail on IODP Mission Specific Platform Expedition 373 on board the RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer.
The George V and Adélie Land continental shelf of East Antarctica contains a record of Antarctica’s climate and ice history from the warm and vegetated landscapes of Eocene greenhouse climates to latest Eocene glacial inception and the dynamic ice sheet margins of the Oligocene.  The history of this Antarctic margin includes warm-world high-CO2 environments, which will help to understand Antarctic climate and the limits of ice sheet stability under future global warming.
Offshore phase of the expedition: 24 December 2017 to 22 February 2018
Onshore Science Party (MARUM, Germany): Summer 2018 (dates TBC; 4 weeks max.)

Opportunities exist for researchers (including graduate students) in all specialties. While other expertise may be considered, specialists in the following fields are required: paleontology, sedimentology, organic geochemistry, inorganic geochemistry, structural geology, paleomagnetics, physical properties, geophysics and petrophysics/downhole logging.

The deadline to apply is 31 August 2016.
Please see the CALL for more information and application instructions. 

IMPORTANT: Canadian-based applicants must be NSERC-funded active researchers, or students/fellows working under the direct supervision of such researchers.  Candidates must send their application to the IODP-Canada Office at least 1 week before the deadline (before submission to ECORD) for review by the CCOD Executive Committee.  Candidates wishing to receive comments on their application can request feedback from the CCOD Coordinator at any time.



To learn more about the scientific objectives of this expedition, life at sea, and how to apply to sail, please join us for a web-based seminar on Monday 29th August 2016 at 2pm BST (1pm GMT).  To participate in the webinar, you will need access to the internet with a computer equipped with a microphone and speaker.