Field Trip

Field trip to the Dead Sea

The tour will be held, Friday January 20th , 2017.

We will depart to the tour from The David Lopatie Conference Centre at 8 am

The tour will include:

  • A visit to Masada- Exploring the last fortress to fall into Roman hands ending the Jewish revolt against the Romans during the Second Temple Revolt.
  • Dead Sea experience - Floating in the lowest place on earth.
  • A geological tour of the Dead Sea Sinkholes
  • Light lunch
  • We will return at approx. 6 pm.

For registration please re-enter your online registration form and press add to the tour option, then complete registration by proceeding to pay.

Please bring hat, comfortable walking shoes, bathing suit, towel, flip flops, sun cream and change of clothes.


The program is subject to changes according to weather conditions.

Application opens
6 June 2016

Application closes
15 September 2016

Notification to applicants
30 September

18-19 January 2017

Organizing committee

  • Ishai Dror
    Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
  • Birgit Daus
    Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, DE

  • Jörg Schäfer
    Université de Bordeaux, FR

    Antonio Cobelo-Garcia
    Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas , ES



  • COST, European cooperation in science and technology
  • EU, European Union
  • The Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange