Discover the SALTGIANT ETN, a four year European project initiated in 2018 and dedicated to understand one of the largest salt deposits on Earth.

SaltGiant network
SALTGIANT is a rare cross-disciplinary network of natural and social scientists dedicated to understanding the formation of the Mediterranean Salt Giant, one of the largest salt deposits on Earth, and its implications for sub-seafloor microbial life, risk assessment in the oil industry, geo-economics of the Mediterranean region and the history of oceanography.
SaltGiant science
SALTGIANT contributes to respond to the growing demand for a new generation of scientists working in the interface between the natural and social sciences.
SaltGiant etn academic
SALTGIANT brings together 24 academic organizations (13 beneficiaries, 11 partners), 6 private sector Oil&Gas companies, 2 mining sector companies, 1 biotechnology company, 1 geopolitics think tank, 1 museum and 1 specialist in transferable skills training from 11 countries to stimulate interdisciplinary and intersectorial knowledge exchange between geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, microbiologist, geographers and historians in a network with PhD students at its core.


SaltGiant events in Trieste (June, 17th to 26th 2019)

SaltGiant events in Trieste (June, 17th to 26th 2019)

The SaltGiant ETN held is second workshop in Trieste, Italy, between the 17th and the 26th of June 2019. The meeting was co-organised by Angelo Camerlenghi from the ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI OCEANOGRAFIA E DI GEOFISICA SPERIMENTALE (OGS), Simon Blondel the local SaltGiant...

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