Annual Training Course

ICDP Training measures include annual courses that cover all relevant aspects of scientific drilling, including fundamentals of drilling technology, borehole measurements and interpretation, data management, sample handling and storage, and project  management. Usually the training courses last one week and are free of charge for the attendees.

Calls for application will be announced here and published in EoS several months before the training course takes place.

Training Course Call

The International Continental Scientific Drilling Program, ICDP invites scientists from upcoming scientific drilling projects for lacustrine sediments to apply for the

ICDP Training Course on Lacustrine Sediment Drilling

(download as pdf)

to be held from September 14-16, 2015 at Lake Ohrid (Macedonia). This training course will touch upon relevant aspects of scientific drilling in lakes, including project planning and management, pre-site studies, drilling engineering, drill core handling and storage, on-site core analysis, downhole logging, data management, and post-drilling activities. The training course is recommended for master students, doctorate students and post-docs involved in scientific drilling.

Deadline for application is June 30, 2015; decisions will be communicated by July 10. Preference will be given to applicants involved in ICDP drilling projects, applicants from ICDP member countries, developing countries, and those from countries considering ICDP membership. For the successful candidates, costs including those for travelling, visa, and accommodation will be covered by the ICDP. Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, and at least two letters of support.

Please send your application to icdp-outreach(at)gfz-potsdam.de