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Abstract Volume Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2013, Lausanne

Cycles and Events in the Earth System

Abstract Volume SGM 2013
  1. Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics
  2. Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry
  3. Cycles and Events in Earth History
  4. Alpine Geology
  5. Stratigraphy in Switzerland - new data and developments
  6. Palaeontology
  7. Fossils and plate tectonic events: Oceanic and continental gateways, landbridges and the dispersal of biota
  8. Environmental Biogeosciences
  9. Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment & Greenhouse Gases: Linkages between Biosphere and Climate
  10. Geophysics and Rockphysics
  11. Shale-Gas, CO2 Storage and Deep Geothermal Energy
  12. Atmospheric predictability, phenology and seasonality
  13. Cryospheric Sciences
  14. Phanerozoic Ocean and Climate History (Canceled)
  15. Computational GIScience
  16. Geoscience and Geoinformation - From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation
  17. Earth System Science related Earth Observation
  18. Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems, human activity during the past 2.6 million years
  19. Scientific challenges for geoheritage conservation and promotion in Switzerland
  20. Symposium in Human Geography
  21. Sustainable Water Management – Scientific Findings from recent research
  22. Limnological and hydro(geo)logical advances for mid-sized lakes as a water resource for the next century
  23. Geomorphology
  24. Fluxes of water, sediment and dissolved substances in geomorphologically active/changing environments

Authors: Dr Pierre Dèzes, Platform Geosciences
Pages: 573


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