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The Resource Scientific ocean drilling : accomplishments and challenges, Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of The National Academies, (electronic resource)

Scientific ocean drilling : accomplishments and challenges, Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of The National Academies, (electronic resource)

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Scientific ocean drilling : accomplishments and challenges
Title
Scientific ocean drilling
Title remainder
accomplishments and challenges
Statement of responsibility
Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of The National Academies
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eng
Summary
"Through direct exploration of the subseafloor, U.S.-supported scientific ocean drilling programs have significantly contributed to a broad range of scientific accomplishments in Earth science disciplines, shaping understanding of Earth systems and enabling new fields of inquiry. Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges reviews the scientific accomplishments of U.S.-supported scientific ocean drilling over the past four decades. The book evaluates how the programs (Deep Sea Drilling Project [DSDP], 1968-1983, Ocean Drilling Program [ODP], 1984-2003, and Integrated Ocean Drilling Program [IODP], 2003-2013) have shaped understanding of Earth systems and Earth history and assessed the role of scientific ocean drilling in enabling new fields of inquiry. This book also assesses the potential for transformative discoveries for the next proposed phase of scientific ocean drilling, which is scheduled to run from 2013 to 2023. The programs' technological innovations have played a strong role in these accomplishments. The science plan for the proposed 2013-2023 program presents a strong case for the continuation of scientific ocean drilling. Each of the plan's four themes identifies compelling challenges with potential for transformative science that could only be addressed through scientific ocean drilling, although some challenges appear to have greater potential than others. Prioritizing science plan challenges and integrating multiple objectives into single expeditions would help use resources more effectively, while encouraging technological innovations would continue to increase the potential for groundbreaking science."--Publisher's description
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CaPaEBR
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GC58
LC item number
.N38 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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National Research Council (U.S.)
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  • Ocean Drilling Program
  • Oceanography
  • Underwater drilling
  • Submarine geology
Label
Scientific ocean drilling : accomplishments and challenges, Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of The National Academies, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction to U.S. scientific ocean drilling -- Scientific accomplishments : solid earth cycles -- Scientific accomplishments : fluids, flow, and life in the subseafloor -- Scientific accomplishments : Earth's climate history -- Education, outreach, and capacity building -- Assessment of "Illuminating Earth's Past, Present, and Future: the International Ocean Discovery Program Science Plan for 2012-2023."
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unknown
Extent
xii, 146 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777960013
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10531113
Label
Scientific ocean drilling : accomplishments and challenges, Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of The National Academies, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction to U.S. scientific ocean drilling -- Scientific accomplishments : solid earth cycles -- Scientific accomplishments : fluids, flow, and life in the subseafloor -- Scientific accomplishments : Earth's climate history -- Education, outreach, and capacity building -- Assessment of "Illuminating Earth's Past, Present, and Future: the International Ocean Discovery Program Science Plan for 2012-2023."
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 146 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777960013
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10531113

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