InterRidge promotes interdisciplinary, international studies of oceanic spreading centers by creating a global research community, planning and coordinating new science programs that no single nation can achieve alone, exchanging scientific information, and sharing new technologies and facilities. InterRidge is dedicated to reaching out to the public, scientists and governments, and to providing a unified voice for ocean ridge researchers worldwide.

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015 Vienna | Austria | 12 – 17 April 2015

The EGU General Assembly 2015 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience.

Please refer to http://www.egu2015.eu/home.html for details

 

10-day international Summer Course on best practices for selected biogeochemical sensors

We would like to remind you that the deadline for 

Call for bids to host the next InterRidge Office, 2016 - 2018

In January 2016 the InterRidge Office is due to rotate under the appointment of a new Chair. All interested Members of InterRidge are invited to submit bids to host the new office and nominations for the new Chair. The full call for bids is posted on the IR website: http://www.interridge.org/newofficebids

The following conditions apply:

Seafloor Observatories: Design, Results, and Integration

EGU session on Seafloor Observatories OS4.7:Seafloor Observatories: Design, Results, and Integration Convener: Mairi Best | Co-Conveners: Robert Weller , Henry Ruhl , Jean-Francois Rolin , Martin Scherwath A growing number of seafloor observatories around the world provide power and communications for (near)-real-time monitoring of environmental processes across the geosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere. A key strength of observatory design is its ability to address interdisciplinary objectives simultaneously across temporal and spatial scales.

Indian Ocean Crust and Mantle Drilling

Scientific Ocean Drilling in the Indian Ocean Crust & Mantle May 13th to 16th, 2015 in Woods Hole MA, USA

The workshop will bring together scientists interested in the Indian ocean lower crust and mantle

InterRidge Theoretical Institute on “Magmatic and Tectonic Processes and Seabed Resources at Mid-Ocean Ridges”

09/25/2015 00:00
09/27/2015 23:59
Asia/Shanghai

The InterRidge Steering Committee is calling for contribution/participation to the Third InterRidge Theoretical Institute on “Magmatic and Tectonic Processes and Seabed Resources at Mid-Ocean Ridges” which will be organized by InterRidge Office to take place in Hangzhou, China on September 25-27, 2015. The theoretical institute will focus on the first two themes of “the InterRidge Third Decadal Plan” (www.interridge.org) and the following co-conveners will lead the scientific programs of the theoretical institute.

Theme One: Magmatic and Tectonic Processes

Pre-AGU workshop on Hard Rock drilling by CHIKYU

Dear all who are interested in Hard Rock drilling into the ocean floor,

We would like to announce a Pre-AGU workshop on Hard Rock drilling by CHIKYU from 1 PM to 5:30 PM on December 14th in San Francisco. 

The main goals of the workshop are (1) to share information about the current and/or future proposals and related concerns using CHIKYU and (2) to discuss pre proposal on the western Pacific outer rise to be submitted to the IODP in Spring 2015

Cruise Berth available

A forthcoming 27 day French-New Zealand research cruise is scheduled on l'Atalante for mid-2015. The cruise is called VESPA (Volcanic Evolution of South Pacific Arcs). It is a 27 day cruise, that will start and finish in Noumea, New Caledonia, sometime in the window 15 May-16 June 2015.

Chinese Legislation Delegation Visits the International Seabed Authority

On 11 September 2014, a Chinese delegation headed by Mr.