Completed Expeditions

  # Expedition Period
Detail 370 T-Limit of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
Detail 365 Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment
Shallow Megasplay Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System (LTBMS)
Mar 2016 - Apr 2016
Detail 348 Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 3
Plate Boundary Deep Riser
Sep 2012 - Jan 2014
Detail 338 Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 3
Plate Boundary Deep Riser - 2
Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
Detail 337 Deep Coalbed Biosphere off Shimokita July - Sept 2012
Detail 343T Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project July 2012
Detail 343 Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project April - May 2012
Detail 333 NanTroSEIZE Stage 2:
Inputs Coring 2 and Heat Flow
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
Detail 332 NanTroSEIZE Stage 2:
Riserless Observatory 2
Oct - Dec 2010
Detail 331 DEEP HOT BIOSPHERE Sept - Oct 2010
Detail 326 NanTroSEIZE Stage 3:
Plate Boundary Deep Riser 1
July - Aug 2010
Detail CK09-03 (905) Coring test cruise Dec 2009
Detail CK09-03 (904) Coring test cruise Nov 2009
Detail 322 NanTroSEIZE Stage 2
Subduction Inputs
Sep - Oct 2009
Detail 319 NanTroSEIZE Stage 2
Riser / Riserless Observatory 1
May - Aug 2009
Detail 316 NanTroSEIZE Stage 1
Shallow Megasplay and Frontal Thrusts
Dec 2007 - Feb 2008
Detail 315 NanTroSEIZE Stage 1
Megasplay Riser Pilot
Nov - Dec 2007
Detail 314 NanTroSEIZE Stage 1
LWD Transect
Sept - Nov 2007

Other cruise

  Non scientific drilling operation Period
Detail Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan June - July 2012
Detail Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan (Japanese) Feb. - March 2012
Detail Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan (Japanese) Feb. 2011

Chikyu Shakedown Cruise

  # Expedition Period
Detail CK06-07~07-01 Overseas Drilling Shakedown Nov 2006 - July 2007
Detail CK06-06 (902) Shimokita Shakedown Cruise 2 Aug - Oct 2006
Detail CK05-04 (901) Shimokita Shakedown Cruise 1 Nov - Dec 2005
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