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Thursday, 6 April 2017

GeoPetro seminar - U-Pb ages of chondrules and implications for the evolution of the protoplanetary disk

A summary will be presented of our methods, results and implications of U-Pb chronometry of chondrul…
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Seminar

Speaker: Prof. James Connelly, Centre for Star and Planet Formation, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

16:15
ETH Zurich, main campus NO  C 6 

Thursday, 13 April 2017

GeoPetro seminar - TBA


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Seminar

Speaker: Prof. John Wolff, Washington State University

16:15
ETH Zurich, main campus NO  C 6 

Thursday, 4 May 2017

GeoPetro seminar - Dogma vs discovery in resource geology: Examples from porphyry Cu-Au systems

The high degree of variability in Nature commonly results in unexpected geological features, despite…
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Seminar

Speaker: Prof. Jeffrey Hedenquist, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa

16:15
ETH Zurich, main campus NO  C 6 

Thursday, 11 May 2017

GeoPetro seminar - TBA


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Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Mario Fischer-Gödde, University of Muenster

16:15
ETH Zurich, main campus NO  C 6 

Latest news

A selection of articles from ETH and the Department of Earth Sciences news.

22.03.2017

Sunbathing meteoroids

When a meteoroid travels in space, solar radiation leaves distinctive imprints on its outer layer. Together with colleagues, ETH researcher Antoine Roth has developed novel analytical techniques to detect these imprints, allowing the team to reconstruct meteorites’ space journeys. Read more 

16.03.2017

The dream of building bridges

The French geologist Matthieu Galvez is one of the winners of the Branco Weiss Fellowship 2016. We discuss how he will be using this fellowship, how it will benefit him and why he chose a career as a researcher. Read more 

10.03.2017

New professors appointed

The ETH Board appointed three new professors and awarded the title of Professor to five recipients upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella Read more 

06.03.2017

Earth is bombarded at random

Asteroids don’t hit our planet at regular intervals, as was previously thought. Earth scientists from ETH Zurich and Lund University in Sweden have reached this conclusion after analysing impact craters formed in the last 500 million years, concentrating on precisely dated events. Read more 

16.02.2017

Voyage to the base of the food chain

On the second leg of the journey around the Antarctic, the research vessel Akademik Treshnikov sets out from Tasmania to the frozen edge of Antarctica, before heading on eastwards to Chile. An oceanographer, whose knowledge of the Southern Ocean was previously limited to theory, blogs from on board. Read more 

 
 
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