|Type of Structure:||program|
|Parent Organisations:||Multilateral (USA, GB, AUS, CDN, F, D, J, CH through ESF)|
|Duration :||1975 to present|
|Contact Address:||Mr. Aaron Woods
Coordinator for Public Information
Phone: (1 409) 845 9322
General information and objectivesThe ODP is an international partnership in the field of geological oceanography. Recent cruises have focussed on changes in the global environment, mantle-crust interactions, fluid circulation in the ocean crust; global geochemical budgets and stress/deformation of the lithosphere.