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June 19 to 22, 2017| TRR 170 Summerschool: “Impact processes in the solar system“

  Seminars & Colloquia

TRR 170 Summer School

“Impact processes in the solar system“

June 19 to 22, 2017

Location: Klösterle, Nördlingen, Germany


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  • Geology of Impact Structures and their Deposits
  • Physics of Impact Processes: Shock Wavers, Crater Formation and Ejecta Dynamics
  • Modeling and Experimental Studies of Impact Processes
  • Petrology of Impact Rocks
  • Meteorite Parent Body Fragmentation and Breccia Formation
  • Isotopic Dating of Impact Rocks
  • Geochemical Tracing of Impactor Material
  • Dating of Planetary Surfaces by Crater Counting Techniques
  • Microscopic Analysis of Shock Effects - Practical
  • Field Trip to Outcrops in the Nördlinger Ries Impact Crater

Participation of a limited number of external M.Sc. and Ph.D. students will be possible. Funds to partially offset travel costs are available. Applications should include a motivation letter, CV and a reference letter from a scientist who knows you well. All documents must be combined into a single pdf file. Deadline for applications is March 1st, 2017. Successful applicants will be informed in April.

Late Accretion onto Terrestrial Planets (TRR 170) is a transregional Collaborative Research Center in Planetary Sciences located in Berlin and Münster and funded by the German Research Foundation.


Contact for applications and information:

Ms. Elfrun Lehmann at TRR170 office & coordination