European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling

Basic Information


Being a member of IODP gives right to participate in drilling expeditions. As a “contributing member” of IODP, ECORD is entitled 8 berths on every expedition of the programme. ECORD issues calls for participation in expeditions. Selected scientists have a privileged access to all data collected during the expedition.

Main research priorities of the network

- The Deep Biosphere and the Sub-Seafloor Ocean (gaz hydrates) - Solid Earth Cycles and Geodynamics (Earthquake generration, Basin formation) - Environmental Change, Processes abd Effects (Paleoclimates)

Research fields covered by the network

  • Energy
  • Environment

Target Groups

  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)

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Joint Calls

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