Investigating Cascadia Subduction Zone Geodynamics Through Scientific Ocean Drilling

April 29-May 1, 2015 – Seattle, Washington
Convener: William Wilcock

Workshop for Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean Crust and Mantle

May 13-16, 2015, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Henry Dick

Submarine Paleoseismology: Using giant piston coring within IODP to fill the gap in long-term records of great earthquakes

July 16-18, 2015 – Zurich, Switzerland
Conveners: Michael Strasser (ETH Zürich, Switzerland), Antonio Cattaneo (IFREMER, France), Ken Ikehara (AIST, Japan), and Cecilia McHugh (Queens College, City Univ. New York, USA)

Developing Scientific Drilling Proposals for the Argentina Passive Volcanic Continental Margin

September 8-10, 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Convener: Roger Flood


Paleoceanography of the Brazilian Equatorial Margin

February 4-February 6, 2014 – Maresias, Brazil
Convener: Luigi Jovane

Scientific Drilling in the South Atlantic: Rio Grande Rise, Walvis Ridge, and Surrounding Areas

April 2-4, 2014 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Convener: William Sager

JTRACK (Tracking Tsunamigenic Slips in the Japan Trench) Workshop

May 15-17, 2014 – Tokyo, Japan
Convener: Jamie Kirkpatrick, Jim Mori, Jim Sample, Michi Strasser, Saneatsu Saito, Shuichi Kodaira

North Atlantic Drilling for Climate Dynamics: Filling the Oligo-Mio-Pliocene Gap in the North Atlantic

September 15-17, 2014 – Heidelberg, Germany
Convener: Bradley Opdyke, Oliver Friedrich, Paul Wilson, Richard Norris

IODP Primer: An Introduction to the Ocean Drilling Programs

December 14, 2014 – San Francisco, California
Convener: USSSP


Workshop on the Guaymas Basin

February 27-March 1, 2013 – Catalina Island, California
Convener: Andreas Teske

Scientific Drilling in the Chukchi Sea: Linking North Pacific and Arctic Ocean History

March 14-16, 2013 – Columbus, Ohio
Convener: Leonid Polyak

Exploring the Cretaceous Greenhouse through Scientific Drilling

April 15-17, 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Convener: Stuart Robinson, Timothy Bralower

GeoPRISMS Planning Workshop for the New Zealand Primary Site

April 15-17, 2013 – Wellington, New Zealand
Convener: Laura Wallace

CHIKYU+10 Workshop

April 21-23, 2013 – Tokyo, Japan
Convener: Kiyoshi Suyehiro, Mike Coffin

Scientific Ocean Drilling Workshop: Multidisciplinary Transect Drilling During Transits

November 11-13, 2013 – College Station, Texas
Convener: Brandi Reese, Damon Teagle, Debbie Thomas, Gail Christeson

IODP Drilling to Basement in the Aleutian Basin: What Can We Learn from the Sedimentary Section?

December 11, 2013 – San Francisco, California
Convener: Robert Stern


Building U.S. Strategies for 2013-2023 Scientific Ocean Drilling

April 30 – May 2, 2012 – Denver, Colorado
Convener: Anthony Koppers, Liz Screaton

Observatories in Scientific Ocean Drilling

September 10-11, 2012 – Houston, Texas
Convener: Brandon Dugan, Heinrich Villinger, Nori Kyo

Short Course on Shipboard Sedimentology: Data Collection, Integration, and Synthesis

October 1-4, 2012 – College Station, Texas
Convener: Joel Johnson

Southwest Pacific Ocean Workshop

October 9-12, 2012 – Sydney, Australia
Convener: Deborah Thomas, Matthew Huber, Neville Exon

IODP Primer: An Introduction to Ocean Drilling Programs

December 2, 2012 – San Francisco, California
Convener: USSSP

Skills and Strategies for Communicating Ocean Drilling Science

December 2, 2012 – San Francisco, California
Convener: USSSP


Geological Carbon Capture and Storage in Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks

January 8-10, 2011 – Muscat, Oman
Convener: Peter Kelemen

Microbiology in Marine Sediments

March 6-8, 2011 – Chapel Hill, NC
Convener: Andreas Teske, Jen Biddle, Matt Schrenk

Engaging Early Career Scientists in Future Scientific Ocean Drilling

March 30 – April 1, 2011 – College Station, Texas
Convener: Andy Fisher, Demian Saffer, Katrina Edwards, Peter deMenocal, Susan Humphris

Using Ocean Drilling to Unlock the Secrets of Slow Slip Events

August 1-5, 2011 – Gisborne, New Zeland
Convener: Eli Silver, Nathan Bangs

IODP Primer: An Introduction to Ocean Drilling Programs [GSA]

October 8, 2011 – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Convener: USSSP

Indian Ocean IODP Workshop

October 17-18, 2011 – Goa, India
Convener: Steven Clemens

Assessing the History of the Greenland Ice Sheet Through Ocean Drilling

November 7-9, 2011 – Corvallis, Oregon
Convener: Anders Carlson, Joseph Stoner

IODP Primer: An Introduction to Ocean Drilling Programs [AGU]

December 4, 2011 – San Francisco, California
Convener: USSSP

Catching Climate Change in Progress: Drilling on Circum-Arctic Shelves and Upper Continental Slopes

December 10-11, 2011 – San Francisco, California
Convener: Carolyn Ruppel, Charlie Paull, Jurgen Mienert, Scott Dallimore, Tim Collett, Vladimir Romanovsky


AGU Chapman Conference on Detachments in Oceanic Lithosphere

May 8-15, 2010 – Agros, Cyprus
Convener: Javier Escartin, Juan Pablo Canales

The MoHole: A Crustal Journey and Mantle Quest

June 3-5, 2010 – Kanazawa, Japan
Convener: Doug Wilson

IODP Primer: An Introduction to Ocean Drilling Programs

December 12, 2010 – San Francisco, CA
Convener: USSSP


Charting the Future Course of Scientific Ocean Drilling (CHART)

February 2, 2009 – March 13, 2009 – Online
Convener: USSSP

AGU Chapman Conference on Abrupt Climate Change

June 15–19, 2009 – Columbus, Ohio
Convener: Harunur Rashid

Melting, Magma, Fluids and Life: Workshop for Scientific Ocean Drilling

July 27-29, 2009 – Southampton , UK
Convener: Donna Blackman

Scientific Ocean Drilling of Mid-Ocean Ridge (MOR) and Ridge-Flank Settings

August 27-28, 2009 – Austin, Texas
Convener: Gail Christeson, Nick Hayman

IODP New Ventures in Exploring Scientific Targets (INVEST)

September 23-25, 2009 – Bremen, Germany
Convener: Christina Ravelo, Wolfgang Bach

Subseafloor Ocean Biosphere and Borehole Observatory Science (SOBBOS)

October 19-21, 2009 – Kona Coast, Hawaii
Convener: Jan Amand

IODP Primer: An Introduction to Ocean Drilling Programs

December 13, 2009 – San Francisco, California
Convener: USSSP


AGU Chapman Conference on Shallow Mantle Composition and Dynamics (5th International Orogenic Lherzolite Conference)

September 21-26, 2008 – Mt. Shasta, California
Convener: Henry Dick, Peter Keleman

Arctic Ocean History, From Speculation to Reality

November 3-5, 2008 – Bremerhaven, Germany
Convener: Bernard Coakley, Ruediger Stein


Gas-Hydrate Observatories Workshop

July 18-20, 2007 – Portland, Oregon
Convener: Anne Trehu, Marta Torres

Large Igneous Province Workshop

July 21-26, 2007 – Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Convener: Clive Neal, Mike Coffin

Drilling to Decipher Long-Term Sea-Level Changes and Effects

October 8-10, 2007 – Salt Lake City, Utah
Convener: Craig Fulthorpe


Tectonics, Circulation, and Climate in the Caribbean Gateway

March 30-April 1, 2006 – Austin, Texas
Convener: Andre Droxler, Larry Peterson, Paul Mann

CoreWall Visualization

May 8-10, 2006 – Washington, DC
Convener: Emi Ito

Workshop on Climate-Tectonic Drilling in Southeast Asia

June 5-7, 2006 – Kochi, Japan
Convener: Peter Clift, Wonn Soh

Mission Moho: The Formation and Evolution of Oceanic Lithosphere

September 7-9, 2006 – Portland, Oregon
Convener: David Christie

Future Drilling of the Chicxulub Impact Crater

September 11-12, 2006 – Potsdam, Germany
Convener: Gail Christeson

Exploring Subseafloor Life with the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

October 3-5, 2006 – Vancouver, British Columbia
Convener: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Joint Oceanographic Institutions


Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology of the Southern Ocean

January 21-23, 2005 – Boulder, Colorado
Convener: Detlef Warnke, Gabe Filippelli

The Bering Strait, Rapid Climate Change and Land Bridge Paleoecology

June 20-22, 2005 – Fairbanks, Alaska
Convener: David Scholl, Sarah Fowell


Autonomous Downhole Tools in the Integrated Ocean Drilling

May 24-25, 2004 – Washington, DC
Convener: Andrew Fisher, Peter Flemings, Rick Murray

CORK Mini-Workshop

May 26, 2004 – Washington, DC
Convener: Keir Becker


ODP Contributions to Paleomagnetism

April 2003 – Nice, France
Convener: Gary Acton, Will Sager

GeoScan: Geophysical Site Characterization and Needs

June 6, 2003 – Houston, Texas
Convener: Nathan Bangs

US-IODP Education Workshop

May 6-7, 2003 – Narragansett, Rhode Island
Convener: US Science Advisory Committee

Linkages Between the Ocean Observatories Initiative and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

July 17-18, 2003 – Seattle, Washington
Convener: Andrew Fisher

Indian Ocean Fan Systems

July 23-25, 2003 – Boulder, Colorado
Convener: Peter Clift, Peter Molnar

Costa Rica Seismogenesis Project (CRISP)

October 20-22, 2003 – Kiel, Germany
Convener: Roland Von Huene

ODaSSI: Ocean Drilling and Site Survey Introduction

December 7, 2003 – San Francisco, California
Convener: Gregory Mountain, Jeff Gee


Cretaceous Climate-Ocean Dynamics: Future Directions for IODP

July 14-17, 2002 – Florissant, Colorado
Convener: Brian Huber, Karen Bice, Mark Leckie, Robert Duncan, Timothy Bralower

NanTroSEIZE: Sampling & Instrumenting the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone

July 21-23, 2002 – Boulder, Colorado
Convener: Harold Tobin

AGU Chapman Conference: Continent-Ocean Interactions within the East Asian Marginal Seas

November 10-14, 2002 – San Diego, California
Convener: Peter Clift

An Investigation of the Middle America Convergent Margin Seismogenic Zone

December 3-5, 2002 – Menlo Park, California
Convener: Kevin Brown, Roland von Heune


Sorry, there are no past workshops for this year.


Workshop on GeoFluids of Overpressured Strata in the Gulf of Mexico

March 3, 2000 – Houston, Texas
Convener: Peter Flemings

MARGINS Source to Sink: Implementation Planning

September 11-15, 2000 – Lake Tahoe, California
Convener: Charles Nittrouer, Neal Driscoll

Submerged Coral Drilling

September 25-27, 2000 – St. Petersburg, Florida
Convener: Terry Quinn

Robotic Underwater Drills in Marine Geological Research

November 3-4, 2000 – College Station, Texas
Convener: Henry Dick, Patricia Fryer, Paul Johnson, Will Sager

Opportunities in Geochemistry for Post-2003 Ocean Drilling

October 12-13, 2000 – Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Convener: Daniel Schrag, Geoff Wheat, Richard Murray


MARGINS Source to Sink: Science Planning

September 28 – October 1, 1999 – Lake Quinault, Washington
Convener: Charles Nittrouer, Neal Driscoll

Cooperation in Scientific Ocean Drilling: Forging Industry-Academic Partnerships

October 15-16, 1999 – Houston, Texas
Convener: Felix Gradstein, John Armentrout


The Subduction Factory

June 6-8, 1998 – La Jolla, California
Convener: Julie Morris

Marine Isotope Stage 11

December 5, 1998 – San Francisco, California
Convener: Richard Poore

Hydrogeology of Ocean Lithosphere

December 11-12, 1998 – Santa Cruz, California
Convener: Earl Davis, Harry Elderfield, Jon Martin, Keir Becker

Ophiolites and Ocean Crust, GSA Penrose Conference

September 13-17, 1998 – Tamales Bay, California
Convener: Yildirim Dilek


Subsurface Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

March 17-19, 1997 – Washington, DC
Convener: John Baross, Kim Juniper, Marvin Lilley

Marine Coring at Margins

May 1-2, 1997 – Palisades, New York
Convener: Greg Mountain, Neal Driscoll

Seismogenic Zone Experiment

June 3-6, 1997 – Waikoloa, Hawaii
Convener: Casey Moore, Greg Moore

Conference on Cooperative Ocean Riser Drilling (CONCORD)

July 22-24, 1997 – Tokyo, Japan

International Lithosphere Program – Volcanic Rifted Margins

November 10-12, 1997 – Potsdam, Germany
Convener: Millard Coffin, Robert Duncan

Costa Rica-Nicaragua Seismogenic Zone

December 1997 – San Francisco, California
Convener: Eli Silver

Advanced CORK’s in 21st Century

December 15-16, 1997 – La Jolla, California
Convener: Earl Davis, Keir Becker


The Ocean Lithosphere and Scientific Ocean Drilling into the 21st Century

May 1996 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Catherine Mevel, Henry Dick

Climate Intervals of Extreme Warmth

July 1996 – Santa Cruz, California
Convener: Lisa Sloan, Nicklas Pisias

Magmatism of Oceanic Crust

October 21-24, 1996 – Orcas Island, Washington
Convener: Dennis Kent, Paul Johnson

October 28-30, 1996 – Yokohama, Japan
International Workshop on Riser Technology
Organizer: Japan Marine Science and Technology Center

December 5-7, 1996 – Ashland Hills, Oregon
The Future of Marine Geology and Geophysics
Convener: Paul Baker, Marcia McNutt


Multidisciplinary Observatories on the Deep Seafloor
January 11-13, 1995 – Marseille, France
Conveners: Adam Dziewonski, Yves Lancelot

Slope Stability

April 1995 – Palisades, New York
Convener: Lincoln Pratson

Dynamics of Lithosphere Convergence
September 17-20, 1995 – Miyagi, Japan
Convener: Manik Talwani


Event Detection, Response and Temporal Variability
January 24-25, 1994 – Los Angeles, California
Convener: John Hildebrand

The Effects of Triple Junction Interactions at Convergent Plate Margins

April 22-26, 1994 – Eureka, California
Convener: David Prior, Terry Pavlis, Virginia Sisson

Recycling Processes & Material Fluxes at Subduction Zones

June 12-17, 1994 – Catalina Island, California
Convener: David Scholl

Sediment Covered Ocean Ridge Experiments (SCORE) Workshop

July 29-30, 1994 – Portland, Oregon
Convener: Keir Becker, Robert Zierenberg

Geomagnetic Polarity Transition Records from ODP Cores

November 7-8, 1994 – Miami, Florida
Convener: Bradford Clement


December 13-14, 1994 – Miami, Florida
Convener: Bobb Carson, John Hildebrand, Joris Gieskes, Keir Becker, Michael Purdy


February 18-20, 1993 – Seattle Washington
Ridge Observatory Experiment (ROBE)
Convenors: J. Delaney, J. Hildebrand


APTICORE-ALBICORE: Global Events and Rhythms of the Mid-Cretaceous

October 4-9, 1992 – Perugia, Italy
Convener: Roger Larson


Paleogene Paleoceanography

January 4-6, 1991 – Lake Arrowhead, California
Convener: James Zachos, Lowell Stott

April 23-24, 1991 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Characterization of Mid-Ocean Ridge Earthquake Activity Using Acoustic Data from U.S. Navy Permanent Hydrophone Arrays
Convener: G.M. Purdy

Role of Antarctica in Global Climatic Change

August 28-30, 1991 – Santa Barbara, California
Convener: James Kennett, John Barron

November 13-15, 1991 – Seattle, Washington

Observing Temporal Variability of Ridge Crest Processes: a Pilot Experiment on the Juan de Fuca Ridge
Convener: Steve Hammond, Russel McDuff, Fred Spiess


Geochemistry Progress and Opportunities

January 1990 – Los Angeles, California
Convener: Garrett Brass, Miriam Kastner

Physical Properties of Volcanic Seafloor

April 24-26, 1990 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Gerard Fryer, Mike Purdy

Cretaceous Resources, Events, and Rhythms

August 20-24, 1990 – Denver, Colorado
Convener: Michael Arthur

Large Igneous Provinces

November 4-6, 1990 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Mike Coffin


Drilling the Oceanic Lower Crust and Mantle

March 7-10, 1989 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Henry Dick

ODP Log Data Quality Control

April 13-14, 1989 – Washington, DC
Convener: Paul Worthington, Roy Wilkens

ODP & Global Geosciences

June 1989 – Corvallis, Oregon
Convener: Pisias


Broadband Downhole Seismometers

April 26-28, 1988 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: Adam Dziewonski, Mike Purdy

Ocean Drilling and Tectonic Frames of Reference

April 30-May 1, 1988 – College Station, Texas
Convener: Donna Jurdy, Richard Carlson, William Sager

Role of ODP Drilling in the Investigation of Global Changes in Sea Level

October 24-26, 1988 – El Paso, Texas
Convener: Greg Mountain, Joel Watkins


Science Opportunities Created by Wireline Reentry of Deep-Sea Boreholes

February 23-24, 1987 – La Jolla, California
Convener: Fred Spiess, Marcus Langseth

Scientific Ocean Drilling Initiatives in the South Atlantic and Adjacent Southern Ocean

April 6-8, 1987 – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Convener: James Austin

Wellbore Sampling Workshop

May 27-28, 1987 – Houston, Texas
Convener: Barry Harding, Richard Traeger

Vertical Seismic Profiling and ODP

August 27-29, 1987 – Golden, Colorado
Convener: Albert Balch, John Mutter

Dating Young MORB

November 10-11, 1987 – Evanston, Illinois
Convener: David Janecky, Robert Duncan, Rodey Batiza

Caribbean Geological Evolution

November 17-21, 1987 – Oracabessa, Jamaica
Convener: Robert Speed


South Pacific and Antarctic Margin Workshop

April 20-22, 1986 – Gainesville, Florida
Convener: Paul Ciesielski

Scientific Seamount Drilling Workshop

June 4-5, 1986 – Palisades, New York
Convener: Anthony Watts, Rodey Batiza

Measurements of Physical Properties and Mechanical State in the Ocean Drilling Program

June 26-28, 1986 – Cornell, New York
Convener: Daniel Karig

Drilling the Gulf of California

August 4-7, 1986 – Ensenada, Mexico
Convener: Bernd Simoneit, Paul Dauphin

Paleomagnetic Objectives for ODP

September 4-7, 1986 – Davis, California
Convener: Kenneth Verosub


Western Pacific Arc, Trench, Backarc Systems

June 25-28, 1985 – La Jolla, California
Convener: James Hawkins

Carbonate Banks & Guyots

August 6-8, 1985 – La Jolla, California
Convener: Edward Winterer, Wolfgang Schlager

North Pacific (NORPAC) Drilling

September 1985 – Seattle, Washington
Convener: David Scholl

High-Temperature Well Logging Instrumentation Workshop

November 13-14, 1985 – Los Alamos, New Mexico
Convener: Bert Dennis

Cretaceous Black Shales Workshop

December 4-6, 1985 – Denver, Colorado
Convener: Michael Arthur, Philip Meyers