ANZIC is the Australian and New Zealand International Ocean Discovery Program Consortium, part of the 26 nations engaged in deploying state-of-the-art ocean drilling technologies, IODP advances the scientific understanding of the Earth and unifies the international research community to explore Earth’s last frontiers.

Australia and New Zealand form the Australia-New Zealand IODP Consortium (ANZIC), and the two countries have access to all IODP activities including shipboard and post-cruise research, participation in planning committees and groups, and visits from outstanding scientific speakers.

ANZIC supports Early Career Researchers and opportunities exist for all Researchers (including PHD students) in all shipboard specialties—including, but not limited to, sedimentologists, micropaleontologists, paleomagnetists, petrologists, inorganic/organic geochemists, petrophysicists, microbiologists, and borehole geophysicists.

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Announcing the release of the completed 2050 Science Framework – Exploring Earth by Scientific Ocean Drilling!

The 2050 Science Framework, entitled Exploring Earth By Scientific Ocean Drilling is completed. Thanks to the IODP ANZIC community for their scientific input and active participation in the review process, the 2050 Science Framework, endorsed by the IODP Forum, is now available for download. 

We thank members of the ANZIC working group Mike Coffin, Stuart Henrys and Anais Pages, and our ANZIC writing team Kliti Grice, Anais Pages, Laura Wallace and Rob McKay. These members have done us proud in ensuring our Ocean Planet outcomes and southern hemisphere voices have been included in this tremendous new global community science plan!