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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ANZIC Analytical Legacy Funding now closed!


Ocean Planet: An ANZIC workshop report focused on future research challenges and opportunities for collaborative international scientific ocean drilling” is now available for viewing and download. The report forms part of the future international Science Strategic Plan beyond 2023.