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.


The Saltgiant short course in Utrecht (7-10 October 2019)

The Saltgiant short course in Utrecht (7-10 October 2019)

From October, 7th to 10th 2019, the SALTGIANT Short Course « Numerical Modeling in Earth Sciences » was hosted by the University of Utrecht in Utrecht, Netherlands. This short course was dedicated to the SALTGIANT ESRs but also hosted 4 external ESRs selected for the...

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