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Monday, 3 July 2017

GeoPetro seminar - Porphyry copper deposit formation in the context of transcrustal magma systems

The world’s largest porphyry copper deposits (PCD) are associated with relatively oxidised, hydrous,…
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Speaker: Prof. Jon Blundy, University of Bristol, UK

ETH Zurich, main campus NO  C 44 

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


A new view of the world

The Swiss World Atlas has been published in a completely revised new edition. In addition to the usual topographic relief maps, it also contains maps on current global issues such as the environment, energy and conflicts. Read more 


Continental crust thanks to the right mixture

For the first time, ETH scientists have successfully recreated the formation of continental crust in the Archean using a computer simulation. The model helps us to better understand processes that took place three to four billion years ago. Read more 


Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt

Even small changes in global temperature can trigger a migration of the tropical rain belt. This can also lead to climate change, as described by a team of researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities. Read more 


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 


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 

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