Schedule for Expedition 353

International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 353 is based on IODP drilling proposal Number 795-Full2 (available at​scienceops/​expeditions/​indian_monsoon.html). Following ranking by the IODP Scientific Advisory Structure, the expedition was scheduled for the R/V JOIDES Resolution. At the time of publication of this Scientific Prospectus, the expedition is scheduled to start in Singapore on 29 November 2014 and to end in Singapore on 29 January 2015. A total of 61 days will be available for the transit, drilling, coring, and downhole measurements described in this report (for the current detailed schedule, see​scienceops/). Further details about the facilities aboard the JOIDES Resolution and the USIO can be found at