Schedule for Expedition 342

Expedition 342 is based on Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) drilling Proposal 661-Full2 (available at​scienceops/​expeditions/​newfoundland_sediment_drifts.html). Following ranking by the IODP Scientific Advisory Structure, the expedition was scheduled for the R/V JOIDES Resolution, operating under contract with the U.S. Implementing Organization. At the time of publication of this Scientific Prospectus, the expedition is scheduled to start in St. George, Bermuda, on 18 June 2012 and to end in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on 17 August 2012. A total of 60 days will be available for the drilling, coring, downhole measurements, and tool testing described in this report (for the current detailed schedule, see Further details about the facilities aboard the JOIDES Resolution and the United States Implementing Organization (USIO) can be found at Supporting site survey data for Expedition 342 are archived at the IODP Site Survey Data Bank.