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icdp Projects in Africa & Europe

...multidisciplinary projects at world-class geological sites

ICDP projects have the potential to tell us about the billions of years of Earth evolution. ICDP supports drilling projects and science workshops to prepare for proposals to ICDP.

ADD-ON, Ethiopia

Afar Dallol Drilling - ONset Of Sedimentary Processes In An Active Rift Basin

BARB, South Africa

Peering into the Cradle of Life

BASE, South Africa

Moodies Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt,

BCDP, Ghana

Lake Bosumtwi Drilling Project

BVDP, South Africa

The Bushveld Complex Drilling Project


The Lake CHAd Deep DRILLing Project

DAFSAM, South Africa

Drilling Active Faults In South African Mines

DeepCHALLA, Kenya and Tanzania

Two glacial-interglacial cycles of climate and ecosystem dynamics

DDTB, Kenya

Deep Drilling In The Turkana Basin

DSEIS, South Africa

Drilling Seismologic Zones in Deep South African Gold Mines


Gabon and Oxygenation of Earth – Drilling Early Earth Project

GRIND-ECT, Namibia

The Ediacaran-Cambrian Transition

HSPDP, Ethiopia

Hominin Sites And Paleolakes Drilling Project

LMDP, Malawi

Scientific Drilling In Lake Malawi, East African Rift

LVDP, Tanzania

Lake Victoria Drilling Project


Drilling An Alkaline-Carbonatite Complex

TSDP, Tanzania

Paleoclimatology, Tectonics And Evolutionary Ecology In Africa's Oldest Lake

CFDDP, Italy

Campi Flegrei Caldera Deep Drilling Project

COSC-1, Sweden

Collisional Orogeny in the Scandinavian Caledonides

COSC-2, Sweden

Collisional Orogeny In The Scandinavian Caledonides

DAFNE, Sweden

Drilling Active Faults In Northern Europe, Finland

DGLAB, Greece

Deep Geodynamic Laboratory - Gulf Of Corinth

DIVE, Italy

Drilling The Ivrea-Verbano ZonE

DOVE, Switzerland

Drilling Overdeepened Alpine Valleys

EGER, Czech Republic

Magmatic Fluids driving Earthquake Swarms and Deep Biosphere

EIFEL, Germany

Drilling into an actively degassing intraplate volcano

FAR-DEEP, Russia

Fennoscandia Arctic Russia - Drilling Early Earth Project


Fucino Basin: the longest terrestrial archive in the Mediterranean area recording the last five…

IDDP, Iceland

Iceland Deep Drilling Project, Reykjanes


Investigating Miocene Mediterranean-Atlantic Exchange


Integrated Understanding Of The Early Jurassic Earth System And Timescale

KMT, Iceland

Drilling Into Krafla Magma - Krafla Magma Testbed

MEME, Italy

Fucino sedimentary succession: longest and continuous terrestrial archive in the Mediterranean area…

PVOLC, Denmark

Volcanic Forcing and Paleogene Climate Change; Limfjorden

OUTO, Finland

The Outokumpu Deep Drilling Project

STAR, Italy

Strainmeter Array Along the Alto Tiberina Fault System

SUSTAIN, Iceland

Surtsey Volcano Drilling Project

UrbEnLab, Netherlands

An urban energy laboratory for monitoring and better understanding of subsurface processes related…