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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.


Wager and Brown Layered Igneous Rocks Workshop

2017.05.11 | Events

2018 South Africa Part of 13th International Platinum Symposium

Wiliam Glassley to visit Aarhus

2017.05.04 | Events

Our collaborator, William Glassley from University of California at Davis, will be visiting the ESP group and the Geoscience Department. Dr. Glassley's primary interests are in metamorphic processes, fluid/rock interaction and continental growth. His research involves combining detailed field studies of rock features and structural data with whole…

Deep Earth Systems PhD course just announced

2017.05.04 | Education news

Forging links between petrology and geophysics

ESP's Christian Tegner invited to CASE 19 Expedition

2017.04.06 | Research news

Christian Tegner has been invited to take part in an expedition where he will work on the High Arctic large igneous province (lavas, dykes, and large gabbro-granite intrusions) in the Pearya Terrane of northern Ellesmere Island. This is an exciting trip for Christian and the ESP team as the rocks he will study may represent the onshore extension…

Plate Reorganisations and Volcano-Climate Interactions During the Emplacement of the North Atlantic Igneous Province (62-55 Ma)

2017.04.04 | Events

GEOSCIENCE SEMINAR by ESP collaborator Morgan T. Jones, from the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo

ESP's Christian Tegner invited to speak at 3rd CASE-workshop

2017.03.20 | Events

The geodynamics of the marginal areas of the Arctic Ocean are a supraregional focus of Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), and are investigated by CASE (Cirum-Arctic Structural Events) projects. The 3rd CASE-workshop took place at the BGR, Hannover, from 13th to 16th of March 2017. Participants came from across Europe,…

Dr. June Wicks will visit ESP

2017.03.15 | Events

16th - 18th March 2017

New publication makes an impact!

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

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2017.01.04 | News from the management

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