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Abstract volume Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2016, Geneva

Time in Geosciences: Knowledge for a new beginning

Abstract Volume SGM 2016
  1. Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics
  2. Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry
  3. Gemmology
  4. Palaeontology
  5. The Sedimentary Record of Tectonic, Climatic and Environmental Change From Deep to Modern Times
  6. Stratigraphy
  7. Timing of Earth Processes: from dates to rates
  8. Rock mechanics, Rock physics and Geophysics
  9. Subsurface Geology & Geo-Energy
  10. Open Session in Geomorphology
  11. Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems, human activity during the past 2.6 million years
  12. Cryospheric Sciences
  13. Hydrology, Limnology and Hydrogeology
  14. Environmental Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements
  15. Linking Trace Element and Carbon Biogeochemistry
  16. Trace elements in aquatic ecosystems: from legacy to emerging pollutants
  17. Atmospheric Processes and Interactions with the Biosphere
  18. Phenology and seasonality (merged with 19)
  19. Earth Observation addressing key Earth System processes (merged with 18)
  20. Geoscience and Geoinformation – From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation

Authors: Dr Pierre Dèzes, Platform Geosciences
Publishing house: Platform Geosciences
Pages: 641


  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Climatology, Atmospherical Chemistry, Aeronomoy
  • Cryosphere
  • Geoinformatics
  • Geomorphology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Hydrogeochemical cycle
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology, Limnology, Glaciology
  • Hydrospheres
  • Isotope
  • Limnology
  • Mineralogy
  • Modelling
  • Palaeontology (geosci)
  • Phenology
  • Quaternary
  • Remote sensing
  • Renewable energies
  • Sediment
  • Tectonics


Dr Pierre Dèzes
Platform Geosciences
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern