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GeoPlaNet Field School - Fluid-Rock Interactions in the Solar System


Date: 23rd of September to 1st of October 2019

Venue: Pyrenees, France/Spain

Target Audience: Master students, PhD students and young researchers with a background in geosciences and/or planetary sciences

Hosts:Olivier Bourgeois, Olivier Verhoeven, Solenne Lhéritier, Laboratoire de Planétologie et Géodynamique (LPG) Nantes

Registration: Anyone interested, please fill in the following Google form before 8th of July 2019: https://forms.gle/bm7LRdctxW19eZoe8

Fluids play a central role in the internal and external evolution of many solid bodies of the Solar System. They interact with planetary rocks and ices in terms of composition (magmatism, metamorphism, metasomatism, hydrothermalism, weathering) and shape (deformation, erosion, sedimentation). The third GeoPlaNet international thematic school, organised by the Laboratoire de Planétologie etGéodynamique (LPG, Nantes, France) in collaboration with its GeoPlaNet partners, will focus on observations and interpretations of spectacular and particularly instructive terrestrial analogues of these interactions.

The field school will be a traveling excursion on selected geological sites of planetary interest in the Pyrenees mountain range and at its borders, associated with analyses of satellite imagery and digital topography. Attendees involved in the geological interpretation of data acquired by planetary exploration instruments will thus gain field experience and knowledge on the processes, products and observable geological signatures of fluid-rock interactions in the Solar System.

Find more information on program, travel grants and registration on the workshop website: https://lpg-umr6112.fr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1414&lang=en