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

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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 30 academic organizations (13 beneficiaries, 17 partners), 6 private sector Oil&Gas companies, 2 mining sector companies, 1 biotechnology company, 1 geotechnical institute, 1 museum and 1 specialist in transferable skills training from 12 countries to stimulate interdisciplinary and intersectorial knowledge exchange between geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, microbiologist, geographers and historians in a network with 15 PhD students at its core.


SaltGiant ETN activities rescheduled due to COVID 19

SaltGiant ETN activities rescheduled due to COVID 19

Due to the pandemic situation and the travel restrictions, the 2021 SaltGiant events agenda has been re-organized as follows: - March 2nd to 4th: Workshop #4 This event will be organized online and restricted to the SaltGiant consortium. The three morning sessions...

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