Schedule for Expedition 324 (Shatsky Rise)

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 324 to the Shatsky Rise oceanic plateau is derived from IODP Proposal 654-Full2. Expedition 324 (proposal available at
) is planned for the riserless R/V JOIDES Resolution, operating under contract with the U.S. Implementing Organization (USIO). At the time of publication of this Scientific Prospectus the expedition is scheduled to begin on 4 September 2009 in Yokohama, Japan, and end in Townsville, Australia, on 4 November 2009, providing 56 days at sea to achieve the expedition’s scientific objectives. Any changes to this schedule will be posted at Supporting site survey data for Expedition 324 are archived at the IODP-Management International (IODP-MI) Site Survey Data Bank ( Details on the facilities aboard the JOIDES Resolution can be found at