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Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.06.2024
Research sets sail for the ocean
Research sets sail for the ocean
Oceans, which cover 70% of the planet, are in peril. Global research is mobilising to study and rescue it, and the CNRS is on the front lines, with over 1,000 scientists and 50 laboratories involved.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.05.2024
Is CO2 capture the key to carbon neutrality?
Is CO2 capture the key to carbon neutrality?
The European Commission is adamant: carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play a key role in the fight against climate change.

Earth Sciences - Career - 28.05.2024
The CNRS and the FAPESP have signed a Franco-Brazilian collaboration agreement

Earth Sciences - 07.04.2024
Two LGL-TPE members honored

Earth Sciences - 16.02.2024
Janne Blichert-Toft, recipient of The 2024 EAG Urey Award

Earth Sciences - Physics - 25.01.2024
Oscillating particles in the sky
Publication of the Physics Laboratory in the journal Physical Review Letters on January 19, 2024. News by CNRS Physics on January 23, 2024.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 16.11.2023
Silver - From metal to coins

Environment - Earth Sciences - 05.10.2023
Three questions for the students selected for the Bougainville mission
Sorbonne University Alliance Multidisciplinary research Mathilde, Thomas, Hugo and Manon are Master's students at Sorbonne University.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.09.2023
A climate mission at sea off the coast of Brazil
This past spring, the Amaryllis-Amagas mission took place off the coast of Brazil, aboard the legendary Marion Dufresne, the largest ship of the French oceanographic fleet.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 25.07.2023
Mars: Was Olympus Mons once a giant volcanic island?
Mars: Was Olympus Mons once a giant volcanic island?

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.06.2023
Vikrant Jain, affiliated professor at EVS
Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) Affiliated Professor 2022-24 - (June 2022) June 19 to July 17, 2023 (stay planned in 2024) Inviting Researcher: Hervé Piégay Prof. Vikrant Jain is a river scientist with basic training in geosciences.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.05.2023
BathyBot: A robot wakes up in the depths of the Mediterranean
  BathyBot is the first deep-sea robot permanently installed in Europe, more than 2400 meters deep. It has just begun its mission in the Mediterranean Sea and has unveiled the first images of its environment.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 10.05.2023
Oceanographic cruise to further elucidate how ocean stores carbon
Oceanographic cruise to further elucidate how ocean stores carbon
From 2 June to 17 July 2023, an oceanographic cruise dubbed APERO, jointly led by CNRS researchers, will be conducted in the north-east Atlantic.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 14.04.2023
Deep seabed mining in 5 questions
. COP27, Egypt. Emmanuel Macron declares, before an assembly of heads of state and governments from all over the world, that France supports the prohibition of all mining of the deep seabed. If the co

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.04.2023
Saving the ice memory of Svalbard's glaciers where global warming impacts are going 4 times faster
Saving the ice memory of Svalbard’s glaciers where global warming impacts are going 4 times faster
The Ice Memory Foundation launches its 8th drilling operation participating in the Sentinel project expedition on the Holtedahlfonna icefield - Svalbard An international team of scientists has reache

Earth Sciences - Career - 20.12.2022
Research DIRCOM AlpSatellites: Managing the transition to hybrid work and satellite offices to revitalize remote mountain areas
Aix-Marseille Université joined the Interreg Alpine Space project "AlpSatellites", co-funded by the EU.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.12.2022
COP 27: A Mixed Bag
Développement durable On the occasion of World Climate Day, physicist Davide Faranda, at the Environmental Transition Institute at Sorbonne University, looks back at the mixed results of COP 27 held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 21.11.2022
SO-CHIC and OCEAN:ICE Join Forces

Earth Sciences - Event - 14.10.2022
The American Geophysical Union awards Janne Blichert-Toft

Event - Earth Sciences - 10.10.2022
Event INSTITUT-SoMuM The MMSH Publishing Center’s ’Digital Publishing Meetings’ - Contributions of geographic information systems (GIS) to the promotion and visualization of research data (October 10, 2022)

Earth Sciences - 12.09.2022
Ocean-related threats: Launch of a European alliance in research and education

Research Management - Earth Sciences - 17.08.2022
2022 Shanghai Rankings: Sorbonne University in the Top 10 Worldwide by Academic Subject

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.07.2022
Flying through Arctic cyclones to improve weather prediction and climate models
Flying through Arctic cyclones to improve weather prediction and climate models
In August 2022, two research aircraft equipped as airborne laboratories will fly over the Arctic Ocean on the lookout for polar cyclones.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.06.2022
Event DRI DJIBOUTI AND AIX MARSEILLE UNIVERSITE: THE ENVIRONMENT AT THE HEART OF A NEW PARTNERSHIP
Event DRI DJIBOUTI AND AIX MARSEILLE UNIVERSITE: THE ENVIRONMENT AT THE HEART OF A NEW PARTNERSHIP

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 15.06.2022
In imMERsion at the marine station of Villefranche-sur-Mer

Research Management - Earth Sciences - 09.06.2022
ENS de Lyon performs among the best 8% universities worldwide according to 2023 QS World University Rankings

Earth Sciences - Physics - 30.05.2022
Eclogitic geodes reveal the permeability of the oceanic crust

Earth Sciences - 20.04.2022
Tonga Islands: a seismic algorithm reveals the magnitude of the January 2022 eruption
Tonga Islands: a seismic algorithm reveals the magnitude of the January 2022 eruption

Earth Sciences - 13.04.2022
New photochromic materials to make us see all the colors
Publication of the LCH in the journal PNAS on June 2, 2022. CNRS-INC communication on June 17, 2022.

Earth Sciences - 11.10.2021
Janne Blichert-Toft, recipient of the Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal

Earth Sciences - Environment - 29.09.2021
On the trail of ocean mercury
On the trail of ocean mercury
Mercury is released by coal combustion and mining activities to the atmosphere as a gaseous pollutant.

Astronomy / Space - Earth Sciences - 08.04.2021
Mars didn't dry up in one go
Mars didn’t dry up in one go
The Perseverance rover has just landed on Mars. Meanwhile, its precursor Curiosity continues to explore the base of Mount Sharp (officially Aeolis Mons), a mountain several kilometres high at the centre of the Gale crater.

Earth Sciences - Campus - 05.04.2021
Isabelle Daniel among the 10 most influential Earth scientists today

Environment - Earth Sciences - 12.02.2021
Raman spectroscopy to determine CO2 solubility in mafic silicate melts at high pressure: Haplobasaltic, haploandesitic and approach of basaltic compositions
Publication of the LGL-TPE in the journal Chemical Geology on November 5, 2021. CO2 degassing of mafic silicate melts is an important part of the terrestrial carbon cycle, at mid-ocean ridges, oceanic hot spots, or in the middle of continents.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.01.2021
2 months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution to climate regulation
2 months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean’s contribution to climate regulation
To better understand the sequestration of atmospheric CO2 in the ocean, and especially how the chemical elements essential to this storage are supplied, transported and transformed by the oceans, is the goal of the SWINGS oceanographic cruise.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 10.09.2020
COP 27: A Mixed Bag
Développement durable On the occasion of World Climate Day, physicist Davide Faranda, at the Environmental Transition Institute at Sorbonne University, looks back at the mixed results of COP 27 held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Earth Sciences - 27.08.2020
The Le Teil earthquake provides new insights on seismic risk in France and Western Europe
The Le Teil earthquake provides new insights on seismic risk in France and Western Europe
O n 11 November 2019 , a magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the village of Le Teil in the Rhône River Valley in southern France producing an unexpected surface rupture with ground displacement.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Earth Sciences - 19.06.2020
The Kerguelen oceanic plateau sheds light on the formation of continents
The Kerguelen oceanic plateau sheds light on the formation of continents
How did the continents form? Although to a certain extent this remains an open question, the oceanic plateau of the Kerguelen Islands may well provide part of the answer, according to a French-Austra

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2020
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
A major airborne and oceanographic mission off the Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to study two major climate unknowns: trade wind cumulus clouds and mesoscale eddies in the ocean.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.12.2019
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes ) and Italy ( Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche , Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcano

Physics - Earth Sciences - 24.05.2019
Nadège Hilairet - 2019 Research Excellence Award of the EMU

Earth Sciences - Campus - 21.05.2019
Francis Albarède - 2018 Nemmers Earth Sciences Prize Recipient

Chemistry - Earth Sciences - 15.02.2019
In Earth’s Magma Ocean, Carbon Chemistry Got Complicated

Earth Sciences - 14.11.2018
Abiotic synthesis of amino acids in the recesses of the oceanic lithosphere

Earth Sciences - 06.12.2017
Francis Albarède, ERC Advanced grant 2016

Earth Sciences - Economics - 06.12.2017
Francis Albarède, ERC Advanced grant 2017

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.08.2017
CO2 and temperature decoupling at the million-year scale during the Cretaceous Greenhouse
Optical microscopic view of a cuticle of the Frenelopsis fossil conifer used to reconstruct the atmospheric CO2 concentration in the Cretaceous.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.07.2017
Mercury in the Arctic Ocean: Stopover in the tundra
Mercury in the Arctic Ocean: Stopover in the tundra
The Arctic Ocean and its fauna are far from major sources of pollution. So why are they so contaminated with mercury? This mystery has just been solved by an international team including researchers from the CNRS, the Desert Research Institute, and the University of Colorado.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.06.2017
Subtropical climate conditions and mangrove growth in Arctic Siberia during the early Eocene
Subtropical climate conditions and mangrove growth in Arctic Siberia during the early Eocene
The early Eocene (ca. Ma) was an interval of exceptional warmth with reduced pole-to-equator temperature gradients.