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Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International

Deep Sea Drilling Vessel Chikyu

Caption: The Deep Sea Drilling Vessel Chikyu is the state-of-the-art scientific drill ship operated by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology through the Center for Deep Earth Exploration for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program. The NanTroSEIZE Stage 1 expeditions were implemented from September 2007 to February 2008.

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