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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.


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2017.02.21 | Research news

Two billion years of magmatism recorded from a single Mars meteorite ejection site

ESP's Christian Tegner at 32nd Winter Meeting in Oslo

2017.01.11 | Knowledge exchange

Organised by Geological Society of Norway

Godt Nytår

2017.01.04 | News from the management

From your friends and colleagues in Earth System Petrology - Geoscience - Aarhus University

Photo of flood basalts on Bennett Island, East Siberian Sea, Russia

Large Volcanic Provinces of the Arctic

2016.12.13 | Events

Our own Christian Tegner will give the Geoscience Department's seminar today. Christian's talk, "Large Volcanic Provinces of the Arctic," will present the magmatic rocks occur throughout the Arctic area (Greenland, Russia, Norway and Canada) that were originally described as the Brito-Arctic Province (or Thulean Province). These magmatic…

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

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