Ocean Drilling Program, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University
Data Center Description
The Ocean Drilling Program at Texas A & M University is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and 22 international partners (JOIDES) to conduct basic research into the history of the ocean basins and the overall nature of the crust beneath the ocean floor using the scientific drill ship JOIDES Resolution. Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc. (JOI), a group of 18 U.S. institutions, is the Program Manager. Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences is the Science Operator. Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory provides Logging Services and administers the Site Survey Data Bank.