DIVE - Drilling the Ivrea-Verbano zonE

Project DIVE (Drilling the Ivrea-Verbano zonE) is a multidisciplinary international collaboration to probe the continental lower crust and its transition to the mantle through scientific drilling in the Ivrea-Verbano zone (IVZ), Italian Alps. The project is run under the financial and operational support of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP).


Examples of scientific drilling projects and how ICDP works, source: www.icdp-online.org