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Scientific Drilling Training Course 2013

The GFZ Platform “Scientific Drilling” invites master students, doctorate students, post-docs and young researchers from Geo.X institutions who are involved in scientific drilling projects to apply for a

Training Course on Deep Scientific Drilling

to be held from April 23-25, 2013 at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam.

The training course will touch upon relevant aspects of scientific drilling, including

  • drilling engineering
  • handling and storage of samples (drill core, cuttings, fluids)
  • on-site core logging and scanning
  • geophysical downhole logging
  • data management
  • project planning and management
  • project funding and support through international programs (ICDP, IODP)

Please contact Thomas Wiersberg ( if you have further questions.