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ICDP is now member of the DDE programme

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ICDP is now member of the Deep-Time Digital Earth (DDE) programme, the first-ever big science initiative of IUGS (International Union of Geological Sciences).

The primary goal of DDE is to harmonise ‘deep-time’ digital geological data. Deep-time data are data relating to the changing processes that the Earth has experienced through the millions of years of geological time. They include data on the evolution of life and climate, tectonic plate movement and the evolution of the planet’s geography. Through DDE, data will be made available in easily used ‘hubs’ providing insights into the distribution and value of Earth resources and materials, as well as Earth hazards.