background_ICDP

DANAKIL: Danakil Drilling Project, Afar region

  • Status: After the first field expeditions, a first strategic and exploratory workshop has been organized in January 2015 in Addis to trigger future drilling initiatives focusing on the carbonate and evaporitic deposits in the Danakil Depression. In autumn 2016, a follow-up workshop will be organized in Fribourg (Switzerland) to start compiling a full ICDP proposal with Anneleen Foubert (University of Fribourg) as lead proponent.
  • Location: Afar region
  • Involved Swiss Scientists: Anneleen Foubert (University of Fribourg) as lead proponent