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Under New Management

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Science  18 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5618, pp. 411
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5618.411

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The new Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) will be a lot more than a repackaging of the 19-year-old Ocean Drilling Program. Larger and more ambitious, IODP will require U.S. scientists to get used to a co-captain, and Japanese scientists to take a direct hand in managing their science. Many other countries are also hoping for a seat at the table, although their status remains unclear.