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The great tilt: Mars takes on a new face

2 March 2016

The great tilt: Mars takes on a new face

As announced in Nature in its March 17th issue (online on the 2nd of March), the planet Mars tilted by 20 to 25 degrees, 3 to 3.5 billion years ago. And the cause was a vast volcanic structure, (...)

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Genetic constraints on world-class carbonate- and siliciclastic-hosted stratabound fluorite deposits in Burgundy (France) inferred from mineral paragenetic sequence and fluid inclusion studies

8 January 2016

Genetic constraints on world-class carbonate- and siliciclastic-hosted stratabound fluorite deposits in Burgundy (France) inferred from mineral paragenetic sequence and fluid inclusion studies

Stratabound fluorite deposits occur at the unconformity between the Variscan crystalline basement and the Mesozoic sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, and dolomite rocks of the Morvan Massif in (...)

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Applied Geochemistry special issue on Environmental impacts of mining and smelting

8 January 2016

Applied Geochemistry special issue on Environmental impacts of mining and smelting

The mining and metallurgical industries rank among the most important anthropogenic sources of pollution. These activities generate important quantities of solid wastes (tailings, slags, fly ash, (...)

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Lithospheric structure of the North China Craton

10 May 2015

Lithospheric structure of the North China Craton

The paper "Lithospheric structure of the North China Craton: Integrated gravity, geoid and topography data" by Ya XU, Hermann Zeyen etc. has been accepted for publication in Gondwana Research.

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Come to discover the FRIPON meteor capture...

8 February 2015

Come to discover the FRIPON meteor capture...

Come to discover the FRIPON meteor capture sofware: FreeTure.

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 3rd Planetary Cryosphere Workshop

29 January 2015

3rd Planetary Cryosphere Workshop

Main purpose: Ice exists throughout the solar system and its role in the geological evolution of planetary surfaces can be significant. Furthermore, the accurate characterization of glacial (...)

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Workshop Environmental impacts of mining and smelting - 8-9 janvier 2015, Orsay

17 October 2014

Workshop Environmental impacts of mining and smelting - 8-9 janvier 2015, Orsay

This workshop aims at reviewing both the conceptual and analytical headways allowing quantifying the mobility and the bioavailability of metals in ecosystems impacted by mining and/or smelting, (...)

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23 September 2014

Feedback to the thematic meeting of the French Association of Sedimentologists

The 4th July2014, the thematic meeting of the French Association of Sedimentologists organized by the Geosciences Paris Sud (GEOPS) Laboratory and entitled “Diagenesis: recent advances and perspectives” was attended by 110 people in Orsay.

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PhD positions

All PhD positions at the Paris-Saclay University for 2015 in Geosciences : (...)