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Risk science in the age of climate change

14 June 2023

Press, Research

Risk science in the age of climate change

Extreme weather events, rising sea levels, avalanches - these are just some of the hazards that place the question of risk at the heart of the debate ...

Geochemical signatures of archaeological artefacts as tracers of Polynesian settlements

07 June 2023

Press, Research

Geochemical signatures of archaeological artefacts as tracers of Polynesian settlements

By using the isotopic signatures of Polynesian archaeological artefacts, an interdisciplinary team including archaeologists and geochemists from the C...

[Replay] Watch the video of the IPGP's

07 June 2023

Events, General public, Institute Life, Press

[Replay] Watch the video of the IPGP's "Geosciences for Tomorrow" day

On 21 April, the IPGP brought its centenary celebrations to a close with a "Geosciences for Tomorrow" day, bringing together a range of disciplinary p...

05 June 2023

General public, Research

"How do scientists know… ?"

This book, published on 11 May by CNRS éditions, with contributions from Kristel Chanard, IGN researcher at the IPGP, explains the scientific approach...

Mathilde Cannat receives the 2023 Arthur Holmes Medal from the EGU

05 May 2023

Awards and Distinctions, Press, Research

Mathilde Cannat receives the 2023 Arthur Holmes Medal from the EGU

Mathilde Cannat, from the Marine Geosciences team of the IPGP, is awarded for her contribution to the understanding of mid-ocean ridges in terms of te...

The

04 May 2023

Press, Research

The "Diagnose Alzheimer's disease with isotopes" project granted with an ERC proof-of-concept !

Frédéric Moynier, professor at the Université Paris Cité and cosmochemist at the IPGP, has obtained an ERC proof-of-concept funding to develop and app...

11 April 2023

Awards and Distinctions, General public, Press, Research

" Les Mondes de Saturne " awarded by the Ciel & Espace prize for the best astronomy book 2023

The Ciel & Espace prize for astronomy books goes this year to Alice Le Gall, Sandrine Guerlet, Sandrine Vinatier and Sébastien Charnoz for "Les mo...

The eruptive activity of Tungurahua volcano is regulated by the fine chemical structure of its magma source

27 March 2023

Press, Research

The eruptive activity of Tungurahua volcano is regulated by the fine chemical structure of its magma source

Arc volcanism is a consequence of the fertilization of the mantle wedge by subduction fluids (metasomatism). This phenomenon governs magmatic producti...

Storage of carbon by the Himalaya: the importance of organic carbon unveiled

24 March 2023

Research

Storage of carbon by the Himalaya: the importance of organic carbon unveiled

An international team, led by IPGP researchers, has looked into organic carbon stored as graphite in the Nepal Himalaya, whose importance as compared ...

The topography of the escarpments allows us to estimate the mode of slip of the faults

22 March 2023

Press, Research

The topography of the escarpments allows us to estimate the mode of slip of the faults

Fault slip, particularly during earthquakes, can generate topographic jumps on the surface, commonly known as fault escarpments. Since the 1970s, nume...

Congrès des doctorants 2023

21 March 2023

Events, Meetings & Conferences, Research

Congrès des doctorants 2023

For the 30th year since its creation, the CDD will be held again at the IPGP from 11 to 14 April 2023 on the theme "Scientific methods as a bridge bet...

After four years of activity, the InSight mission comes to an end

13 March 2023

Press, Research

After four years of activity, the InSight mission comes to an end

NASA's InSight mission, with the French SEIS instrument on board, has ended after more than four years of collecting unique scientific data on Mars. J...