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Active icdp Projects

...multidisciplinary projects at world-class geological sites

All projects preparing to drill, operating and under moratorium (2020-2022) are visible here. For more information about the different stages of an ICDP drilling project see the ICDP Primer.

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# Acronym Project Name Project Country Current State Geologic Age Proposed Project Theme Project Duration Expedition Id Project Location Project Start Date Proposal ID
1 JET Integrated Understanding of the Early Jurassic Earth System and Timescale United Kingdom Moratorium Phase Triassic, Jurassic 2015 Environmental Change 5065 Europe, United Kingdom, England, Prees 2016 (Nov) ICDP-2015/04
2 DOVE Drilling Overdeepened Alpine Valleys (DOVE) Switzerland Moratorium Phase Quaternary 2016 Geohazards, Environmental Change 5068 Europe, Austria, France, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, Alpes 2017 (Jan) ICDP-2016/04
3 EGER Drilling the Eger Rift: Magmatic fluids driving the earthquake swarms and the deep biosphere Czechia Operational Phase Cenozoic, Paleozoic 2016 Geohazards 5008 Europe, Czechia, Western Bohemia, Eger, Eger Rift 2017 (Aug) ICDP-2016/05
4 TADP Trans-Amazon Drilling Project Brazil Drilling Cenozoic 2017 Environmental Change 18 months 5066 South America, Brazil, Amazon 2018 (Nov) ICDP-2017/01
5 COSC-2 Collisional Orogeny in the Scandinavian Caledonides (COSC-2): Drilling the main Caledonian d├ęcollement and into the basement of the Fennoscandian Shield Sweden Moratorium Phase Mid-Paleozoic 2017 Geodynamic Processes 5 months 5054 Europe, Sweden 2018 (Apr) ICDP-2017/04
6 STAR A Strainmeter Array Along the Alto Tiberina Fault System, Central Italy Italy Operational Phase Mid-Paleozoic 2018 Geohazards 3 months 5070 Europe, Italy 2018 (Dec) ICDP-2018/05
7 GRIND Geological Research through Integrated Neoproterozoic Drilling: The Ediacaran-Cambrian Transition BZ,CN,Namibia Operational Phase Neoproterozoic 2018 Geodynamic Processes, Environmental Change 3 months 5064 South America, Brazil, Africa, Namibia, Asia, China 2018 (Mar) ICDP-2018/08
8 BASE Barberton Archean Surface Environments, Moodies Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt South Africa Moratorium Phase Archean 2019 Geodynamic Processes 10 months 5069 Africa, South Africa, Moodies, Barberton 2020 (Mar) ICDP-2019/03
9 BVDP The Bushveld Complex Drilling Project South Africa Drilling Preparation Late Archean 2019 Geodynamic Processes 8 5067 Africa, South Africa, Bushveld 2020 (Oct) ICDP-2019/04
10 NamCore The Nam Co Drilling Project, Tibet: A one million year sedimentary record from the third pole P.R. China Drilling Preparation Quaternary 2020 Environmental Change 5073 Nam Co ICDP-2020/05
11 DIVE Drilling the Ivrea-Verbano zonE Italy Operational Phase Permian/Pre-Permian Lower Crust 2020 Geohazards 24 month 5071 ICDP-2020/04
12 PVOLC Volcanic Forcing and Paleogene Climate Change Denmark Drilling Preparation Paleogene 2020 Environmental Change Limfjorden: Europe, Denmark, Jylland, Harre, Fur ICDP-2020/03
13 SWAIS 2C Sensitivity of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to 2 Degrees Celsius Antarctica Operational Phase Neogene - Quaternary 2021 Environmental Change ICDP-2021/03