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Niels Bohr Professorship

Funded by Danish National Research Foundation

Earth System Petrology is dedicated to understanding our planet’s dynamics and evolution by coupling magmatic, structural, topographic and climatic observations at the Earth’s surface with our growing knowledge of deep mantle and lithosphere processes.


Sandra Michelis MSc thesis

2016.12.06 | Events

Platinum Group Element Prospectivity of the Moroccan Central Atlantic Magmatic Province

Dr. Sofie Lindstöm, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland

2016.12.05 | Events

“Death and destruction”. Mass extinction and massive volcanism – a 201‐million‐year‐old environmental crisis.

South Sister Volcano

Conditions of magma storage beneath active arc volcanoes

2016.11.21 | Seminar

Prof. Adam Kent, Oregon State University

Prof. Adam Kent to visit ESP

2016.11.11 | Events

We are excited to welcome Prof. Adam Kent from the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, at Oregon State University to Aarhus University during the week of November 20th. Prof. Kent's research interests are mostly concerned with geochemistry, geochemical analysis and the study of volcanic and other igneous rocks. Prof. Kent…

Magmatism and Magmatic Sulfide Deposits: Density Rules

2016.11.02 | Events

Nicholas Arndt, University of Grenoble-Alpes, France

ESP participates in Magma Chamber Processes XIX

2016.10.31 | Events

Igneous and metamorphic Petrology, Geochemistry, Geochronology, Ore Geology, Volcanology, Isotope geology.

Wilson cycle passive margins: Control of orogenic inheritance on continental breakup

2016.10.28 | Research news

by ESP's Kenni Petersen and Christian Schiffer

REEBOX PRO now available!

2016.10.20 | Research news

We are pleased to announce the official launch of REEBOX PRO! As of today, you can read and download the open access Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems article describing REEBOX PRO, written by ESP's Eric Brown and Charles Lesher. REEBOX PRO is a stand-alone application for Mac and PC that can simulate adiabatic decompression melting of…

Charles Lesher elected GSA Fellow

2016.09.27 | Awards

Recognised at 2016 GSA Annual Meeting Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony in Denver, Colorado.

Dean of Science and Technology at Aarhus University, Niels Christian Nielsen, cutting the ribbon!

Aarhus Geochemistry and Isotope Research Platform is officially open!

2016.09.09 | Events

Today we celebrated the opening of the Aarhus Geochemistry and Research Platform. It's been a long road, and there have been plenty of bumps, but we are so grateful for the dedication shown from everyone involved in the project. AGIR was made possible by the hard work of many architects, engineers, contractors, and staff and faculty at Aarhus…

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