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Expedition
JAMSTEC
Cruise Number
Expedition Title
Expedition Location
Period

358

CK18-04

NanTroSEIZE Deep Riser Drilling

Kumano Basin

Oct. 2018 -

380

CK18-01

Frontal Thrust Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System (LTBMS)

Kumano Basin

Jan. 2018 – Feb. 2018

370

CK16-04

Temperature-Limit(T-Limit) of the Deep Biosphere off Muroto

Off Muroto Peninsula

Sept. 2016 – Nov. 2016

365

CK16-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment
Shallow Megasplay Long-Term Borehole Monitoring System (LTBMS)

Nankai Trench Slope

Mar. 2016 – Apr. 2016

348

CK14-01

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 3
Plate Boundary Deep Riser

Kumano Basin

Sept. 2013 – Jan. 2014

338

CK12-06

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 3
Plate Boundary Deep Riser 2

Kumano Basin

Sept. 2013 – Jan. 2014

337

CK12-05

Deep Coalbed Biosphere off Shimokita

Off Shimokita Peninsula

July 2012 – Sept. 2012

343T

CK12-04

Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project

Off Oshika Peninsula

July 2012

343

CK12-02

Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project

Off Oshika Peninsula

Apr. 2012 - May 2012

333

CK10-05

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 2:
Inputs Coring 2 and Heat Flow

Off Nankai Trench

Dec. 2010 – Jan. 2011

332

CK10-05

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 2:
Riserless Observatory 2

Kumano Basin

Oct. 2010 – Dec. 2010

331

CK10-04

Discover the biosphere from the depths of the sea, right beneath Hydrothermal vents.
DEEP HOT BIOSPHERE

Okinawa Trough

Sept. 2010 – Oct. 2010

326

CK10-03

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 3:
Plate Boundary Deep Riser 1

Kumano Basin

July 2010 – Aug. 2010

322

CK09-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 2
Subduction Inputs

Off Nankai Trench

Sept. 2009 – Oct. 2009

319

CK09-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 2
Riser / Riserless Observatory 1

Kumano Basin

May 2009 – Aug. 2009

316

CK07-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 1
Shallow Megasplay and Frontal Thrusts

Nankai Trench Slope

Dec. 2007 – Feb. 2008

315

CK07-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 1
Megasplay Riser Pilot

Kumano Basin

Nov. 2007 – Dec. 2007

314

CK07-02

Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment Stage 1
LWD Transect

Kumano Basin and Nankai Trench Slope

Sept. 2007 – Nov. 2007

Chikyu Shakedown Cruise

Expedition
JAMSTEC Cruise Number
Expedition Title
Expedition Location
Period
Program

910

CK17-S01

Off Cape Erimo Drilling

Off Cape Erimo

Sept. 2017

SCORE

909

CK16-05

Hydrothermal Sediments in Okinawa Trough Ⅲ

Okinawa Trough

Nov. 2016 – Dec. 2016

SIP

908

CK16-01

Hydrothermal Sediments in Okinawa Trough Ⅱ

Okinawa Trough

Feb. 2016 – Mar. 2016

SIP

907

CK14-04

Hydrothermal Sediments in Okinawa Trough Ⅰ

Okinawa Trough

July 2015

SIP

906

CK12-03

Hybrid Pressure Core Sampler test
Kumano Mud-Volcano Drilling II

Kumano Basin

Jun. 2012

 

905

CK09-03

Coring test cruise

Off Boso Peninsula

Dec. 2009

 

904

CK09-03

Coring test cruise

Off Boso Peninsula

Nov. 2009

 

903

CK09-01 Leg2

Coring test cruise

Suruga Bay

Mar. 2009 – Apr. 2009

 

903

CK09-01 Leg1

Coring test cruise

Kumano Basin

Mar. 2009

 

903

CK09-01 Leg0

Coring test cruise

Suruga Bay

Feb. 2009 – Mar. 2009

 

902

CK06-06

Shimokita Shakedown Cruise 2

Off Shimokita Peninsula

Aug. 2006 – Oct. 2006

 

901

CK05-04

Shimokita Shakedown Cruise 1

Off Shimokita Peninsula

Nov. 2005 – Dec. 2005

 

Others

JAMSTEC Cruise Number
Expedition Title
Expedition Location
Period

CK17-01

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 2nd(Gas Production Test)
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

The 2nd Atsumi sea hill

Apr. 2017 – July 2017

CK16-03

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 2nd (Pre-Drilling)
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

The 2nd Atsumi sea hill

May 2016 – Jun. 2016

CK15-01

Commercial operation

Off India

Feb. 2015 – Aug. 2015

CK13-02

Commercial operation: Jouetsu sea hill
(owner: JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration)

Offshore Sado Island

Apr. 2013 – July 2013

CK13-01

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 1st
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

Eastern Nankai Trough

Jan. 2013 – Apr. 2013

CK12-03

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 1st
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

The 2nd Atsumi sea hill

Jun. 2012 - July 2012

CK12-01

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 1st
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

The 2nd Atsumi sea hill

Feb. 2012 – Mar. 2012

CK11-04

Commercial operation

Off the coast of Sri Lanka

July 2011 – Dec. 2011

CK11-01

Methane Hydrate Ocean Production Test 1st
(owner: Research Consortium for Methane Hydrate Resources in Japan)

East of Nankai Trough

Feb. 2011

CK07-01

Overseas Drilling Shakedown

Off northwestern Australia

Nov 2006 - July 2007

CK06-07 Leg2

Overseas Drilling Shakedown

Off the coast of Kenya

Nov. 2006 – Feb. 2007

CK06-07 Leg1

Overseas Drilling Shakedown

Off the coast of Kenya

Oct. – Dec. 2006

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