InterRidge promotes interdisciplinary, international studies of oceanic spreading centers by creating a global research community, planning and coordinating new science programs that no single nation can achieve alone, exchanging scientific information, and sharing new technologies and facilities. InterRidge is dedicated to reaching out to the public, scientists and governments, and to providing a unified voice for ocean ridge researchers worldwide.

Cruise Berth available

A forthcoming 27 day French-New Zealand research cruise is scheduled on l'Atalante for mid-2015. The cruise is called VESPA (Volcanic Evolution of South Pacific Arcs). It is a 27 day cruise, that will start and finish in Noumea, New Caledonia, sometime in the window 15 May-16 June 2015.

Chinese Legislation Delegation Visits the International Seabed Authority

On 11 September 2014, a Chinese delegation headed by Mr.

StComm meeting 2014

The 2014 InterRidge Steering Committee meeting is going to be held in Beijing on September 27-28, 2014. We are asking the National Correspondence and workgroup leaders to submit the annual update. If there is any question you would like to be discussed on the meeting, please write to interridge@gmail.com.

A Call for Deep-Ocean Stewardship

For your interest, please find link to a paper published yesterday in Science Policy Forum, entitled “A Call for De

The Chinese version of the third decade plan is published online

The chinese translation of the third decade plan is published online. 

http://www.interridge.org/files/interridge/Third_Decade_Plan_Chinese_1.pdf

GSNOCS offers postgraduate training at PhD level in a world leading, dynamic research environment.

Graduate School of the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (GSNOCS) offers postgraduate training at