Archive for "Goldschmidt 2015"

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Goldschmidt 2015
Invited contribution

Application of Diffusion Studies to the Determination of Timescales in Geochemistry and Petrology

With the support of a EAG student sponsorship, I was able to attend the shortcourse “Application of Diffusion Studies to the Determination of Timescales in Geochemistry and Petrology” at

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Goldschmidt 2015
Fred Bowyer

Lunch… and Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers

The last plenary talk of the conference was given by Professor Ann Pearson of Harvard University and provided a detailed overview of recent advances in the understanding of the TEX86 proxy

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Goldschmidt 2015
Adrienne Macartney

Words from the ghost

My role at Goldschmidt 2015 was mostly photography. With a side portion of blogging thrown in, like a salad relish afterthought. There was also the poster of course, presenting my PhD hydrothermal

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Goldschmidt 2015
Deirdre Clark

Remember the hydrosphere!

Barbara Sherwood Lollar from the University of Toronto, Canada gave the plenary session this Wednesday on "Dark Energy from the Deep Hydrosphere: Water-Rock Reactions Sustaining Deep Subsurface

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Goldschmidt 2015
Jessica Barnes

A damp Moon?

For almost 50 years the Moon was considered dry. Then in 2008 Alberto Saal and colleagues published a paper detailing the discovery of water in lunar fire fountain glasses

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Andy Bray

Friday Finale

I trust you enjoyed the Conference Banquet in the fantastic Municipal House, last night. And, I hope you are eager this morning to see our final day of science.

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Goldschmidt 2015
Nastasia Louveau

Yesterday’s Plenary. Follow the Water

Barbara Sherwood Lollar is a University Professor in Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Barbara's pioneering research on the geochemistry of

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Andy Bray

On Thursday

For an overview of several fields of Geochemistry I recommend heading to Small Theatre either side of lunch, where 4 of today's anniversary talks are taking place

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Goldschmidt 2015
Nastasia Louveau

A Doodle A Day. Hg in Meteorites & the End of the Dinosaurs

Matthias M.M. Meier is a young cosmochemist / meteoriticist currently working as a Swiss National Science Foundation Ambizione Fellow at ETH Zurich. His research interests are very wide in scope and i

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Goldschmidt 2015
Deirdre Clark

Thoughts from a First-Time Attendee

When I first arrived bright-eyed (well actually super sleepy) early Monday morning, I still had no idea exactly what this week would be like. That first day all seems like one strange chaotic dream

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Goldschmidt 2015
Drew Steen

How comet impacts may have formed the building blocks of early life

Comet Hale-Bopp in 1997 Proteins form the machinery of life: they catalyze the chemical reactions that allow organisms to gain energy and reproduce. A study presented at the 2015 Goldschmidt conferen

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Goldschmidt 2015
Invited contribution

What do Roman plumbing and Gondwana crust have in common?!

Janne Blichert-Toft’s plenary talk Tuesday lunchtime gave us an overview of what could be achieved with Pb isotopes with what she termed “Neo -plumbotectonics”. In her 45 minute talk she took us from

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