Archive for "Goldschmidt 2015"

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Jessica Barnes

Martian meteorites old and new

Tuesday afternoon saw the Mars community come together for some reminiscing and new findings! The keynote talk by Allan Treiman was a fantastic "greyhead review" of past and more recent advancements

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Andy Bray

The Global Weathering Thermostat

Yesterday in Terrace 1 was an absolute delight. I sat there for most of the day listening to some fantastic biogeochemistry. From weathering of rock to soil and sediment, to the profound influence

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Nastasia Louveau

Today’s Plenary. Neo-Plumbotectonics

Janne Blichert-Toft is Directeur de Recherche with the CNRS appointed at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENSL), since 1997. She is a geochemist specializing in radiogenic isotopes with

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Nastasia Louveau

A Doodle A Day. A Rock Star

Bernard Marty is a Professor of Geochemistry at CRPG-CNRS, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie, Nancy, France. His research interests include the

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Jessica Barnes

Xenoliths, meteorites, and Mercury

The reputation of Goldschmidt is certainly well deserved, it is indeed huge, certainly the largest conference I've attended - four floors of the conference centre filled door to door with geochemists

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Invited contribution

It came from the land

I have just spent the first half of my morning avoiding the rain in session 22c travelling back in time to the Precambrian. This is a pretty weird time period for me, being so

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Fred Bowyer

The critical condition of coral: awareness, and obligation of the scientific community

o say the conference has been animated over the past 27 hours would be a gross understatement. Acquisitive brains flit purposefully between the nerve centers

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Andy Bray

Representative Sample

Yesterday was a great start to the meeting. Oodles of excellent talks and posters. A personal highlight was a presentation in theme 5 yesterday emphasised the difference between a "representative

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Nastasia Louveau

Today’s Plenary. Coral Reefs in Trouble and Women’s Advance

Today's plenary session was introduced by Eric Oelkers, Convenor of the 25th Goldschmidt Conference, Liane G. Benning, President of the EAG, and Hubert L. Barnes, fellow of the Geochemical Society

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Drew Steen

The changing face of geochemistry

We're only a half-day into the 2015 Goldschmidt meeting, but one theme I see emerging (or, at least, I hope is emerging) is the idea that the scope of geochemistry is rapidly broadening. Eric Oelkers

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Nastasia Louveau

Doodle of the Day. Health Announcement by Harald Strauss

Harald Strauss is Full Professor in Historical and Regional Geology at the Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.  His main research interests

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Andy Bray

Monday Machination

I trust you all enjoyed the Ice Breaker last night. Sadly, I was too late into Prague to make it. You can read about how Nicci found her first Goldschmidt Ice Breaker here

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