• The buildings of the IfG Leipzig - Südwerkbunker (left) and the Kauengebäude (right)

    The buildings of the IfG Leipzig - Südwerkbunker (left) and the Kauengebäude (right)

  • The rock mechanical laboratory of the IfG Leipzig

    The rock mechanical laboratory of the IfG Leipzig

  • Drilling cores of the Leine rock salt (Na3)

    Drilling cores of the Leine rock salt (Na3)

  • Dimensioning

    Dimensioning

  • Large-diameter borehole experiment in Springen

    Large-diameter borehole experiment in Springen

  • Modelling of a cavern

    Modelling of a cavern

  • Subsidence over a	cavitary field (modelling)

    Subsidence over a cavitary field (modelling)

SaltMech IX - Konferenz 2018 in Hannover

It will be organized jointly by the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) Hannover, the Institute of Geomechanics (IfG) Leipzig and the Technical University of Clausthal (TUC). In addition to the three German institutions the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) and the École Polytechnique (France) will be in the advisory committee as well as Respec and the Sandia National Laboratories as representives of the USA. This makes the event very well organized both nationally and internationally. A homepage is set up for information.