Program - IODP Workshop on Scientific Drilling in the Chukchi Sea

The Program is subject to change. Participants who are not scheduled for a talk are encouraged to present a poster.

TimeEvent
Wednesday March 13
7:00 PM Welcome party at the University Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 3110 Olentangy River Rd.
Thursday March 14
Location: Room 240, Scott Hall, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University
8:00 AM – 12:20 PM: Morning session
8:00 AM Transportation from the hotel and breakfast gathering
Posters to be put on display
8:40 – 8:50 Welcome and statement of task
L. Polyak
8:50 – 9:00 Welcome from the Byrd Polar Research Center
E. Mosley-Thompson
9:00 – 10:40: Overview and keynotes on regional settings
   Moderator: B. Coakley
9:00 – 9:20 International Arctic drilling initiatives
R. Stein
9:20 – 9:40 Oceanography (modern processes and paleo-modeling)
A. Condron
9:40 – 10:00 Geology
D. Houseknecht
10:00 – 10:20 Paleoclimate (with a focus on warm intervals)
J. Brigham-Grette
10:20 – 10:40 Glaciations
L. Polyak
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:20: Existing proposals in the Chukchi/Alaskan region
   Moderator: G. St-Onge
11:00 – 11:20 Bering Strait area
S. Fowell
11:20 – 11:40 Chukchi margin
L. Polyak
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Beaufort margin
C. Ruppel
12:00 – 12:20 McKenzie area
M. O’Regan (presented by A. de Vernal)
12:20 – 1:00 Lunch on site
1:00 – 2:30 3-minute talks (poster intro or any relevant info/ideas) and poster presentations
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Afternoon session
2:30 – 4:30: Keynotes on related research activities in the region
2:30 – 3:15: Research by countries
   Moderator: L. Polyak
2:30 – 2:45 Germany
F. Niessen
2:45 – 3:00 Korea
S.-I. Nam
3:00 – 3:15 China
R. Wang
3:15 – 3:30 Coffee break
3:30 – 4:30: Research by countries (continued) and programs
   Moderator: S.-I. Nam
3:30 – 3:50 Russia
S. Gorbarenko & P. Rekant
3:50 – 4:10 Extended Continental Shelf program
N. Lebedeva-Ivanova (on behalf of D. Hutchinson)
4:10 – 4:30 Potential drilling on the Chukchi Borderland
B. Coakley
4:30 – 5:00 Wrap-up discussion for Day 1
TBA Group dinner
Friday March 15
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Morning session
8:00 AM Transportation from the hotel and breakfast gathering
8:40 – 10:10 Break-out group discussion of drilling potential and strategy in the Chukchi Sea and adjacent sites:
  • Scientific themes/questions
  • Key sites
  • Site survey data needed
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Presentation and discussion of break-out group results on drilling potential and strategy in the Chukchi Sea and adjacent sites
   Moderator: J. Brigham-Grette
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on site
1:00 – 1:30 Tour of the Byrd Polar Research Center
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Afternoon session
1:30 – 3:00 Break-out group discussion of research strategy and data exchange:
  • Approach/proxies
  • Research coordination and data exchange
3:00 – 3:20 Coffee break
3:20 – 5:00 Presentation and discussion of break-out group results on research strategy and data exchange. Wrap-up discussion.
   Moderator: R. Stein
Saturday March 16
Steering committee and proposal PIs stay over for the morning of day 3 (until ~noon) to summarize workshop results, collate the writing that was done, and outline the report and further steps. All other workshop attendees are welcome to participate.