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Licensing Statement

IODP data and samples are typically protected by a 1-year postcruise moratorium, during which time data and samples from a particular expedition are available only to that expedition’s science party and approved shore-based participants. Longer moratorium periods will be in effect for expeditions where sampling takes place postcruise at a shore-based repository.

Except where otherwise noted, expedition photos and publications are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license (​licenses/by/4.0/). Unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction are permitted, provided the original author and source are credited.

Expedition photos are provided for free public use provided the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), JOIDES Resolution Science Operator (JRSO), and photographer (when known) are acknowledged in the caption or credits accompanying each photo.

Expedition maps are provided for free use by researchers, policy makers, the media, and the public.

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