Tahiti Sea-Level Expedition 2005
Understanding the history and effect of sea-level
fluctuations and climate changes is a primary objective of marine science. The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Tahiti Sea-level Expedition aims to investigate these effects for a critical period of global climate change by studying cores from the coral reefs of the tropical island of Tahiti.
By clicking the links in the right hand column you`ll find more information about the exiting project.
The vessel of the Tahiti Sea-Level Expedition: DP HUNTER (for detailed information please click the pdf-file)
The co-chief scientists of the Tahiti Sea Level Expedition:
Dr. Gilbert Camoin, France (left)
Prof. Yasufumi Iryu, Japan
The coring areas of the Tahiti Sea-Level Expedition
If you want to learn more about corals, climate, and the Tahiti expedition please click here.
If you are interested in general information on corals please visit the webpages of the International Coral Reef Information Network.