CHADRILL: Lake Chad Deep Drilling

  • Status: A workshop was held on 21–23 September in Aix–en–Provence in France and brought together an international group including some key governmental and research players from Chad. Discussions focussed on the importance of this unique north African monsoon record as well as the logistical challenges posed by drilling in Chad. The meeting participants agreed to work together to submit a full drilling proposal to ICDP in January 2017.
  • Location: north-central Africa
  • Involved Swiss Scientists: Hendrik Vogel (Univ. of Bern), Daniel Ariztegui (Univ. of Geneva)
  • Project page (ICDP)