Scientific Drilling Programs – Netherlands


Widespread interest Netherlands expedition changing oceans (NICO)

During the first half of 2018, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and NWO-Science (ENW) will jointly organize a multidisciplinary scientific expedition with the research vessel RV Pelagia with the preliminary title National Initiative Changing Oceans (NICO). Based on research questions from a wide variety of Dutch universities, applied research institutes and industry, the expedition aims at providing the Netherlands with better understanding of changing seas and oceans, crucial for climate stability and sustainable economic activities (including food, energy, resources, transport and tourism).