Expedition Atacama Desert, Chile

On the initiative of Prof. Dr. Dietmar Quandt, Director of the Nees Institute at the University of Bonn, Roswitha von den Driesch and Jens-Uwe Dyffort attended an introductory event on the work of the CRC1211 research network (Earth – Evolution at the dry limit) in Königswinter at the beginning of October 2022. Afterwards, they joined biologists, geologists and climate researchers on a major CRC1211 expedition to explore the entire research field in the Atacama Desert in Chile, followed by a short residency at Proyecto SACO, the cultural partner organization in Antofagasta.