IODP Curatorial Meeting 2009
During February 26 - 27, 2009, an IODP (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program) Curatorial Meeting will be held in Kochi Core Center (KCC) to discuss the status of core curation after redistribution of the IODP Legacy cores (ODP/DSDP cores) among 3 IODP core repositories; BCR (Bremen Core Repository, Germany), GCR (Gulf Coast Repository, USA) and KCC, Japan. The curatorial staff from these 3 repositories will also discuss about issues related to curatorial techniques, policy governing the core curation, display core for museum and academic meetings, databases and software for curatorial work, closer co- operation among the 3 core repositories, etc. during this meeting. The meeting will also be attended by representatives from the IODP-MI (IODP-Management International), ICDP (International Continental Scientific Drilling Program) and CDEX (Center for Deep Exploration of Earth).