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Research and teaching centre
environmental geosciences
Research and teaching centre
environmental geosciences
Rochette Pierre

Rochette Pierre


TP-Earth and Planets

Contact details
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Tel: +33 (0)4 13 94 92 48

Current research:

Work on impact glasses (including ANR ET-Megafire) fieldwork in Indochina, Ivory Coast, Latin America. Three theses co-supervised by Van Binh Nguyen (Hanoi University), Soro Petanki (Abidjan University), Anna Musolini (AMU)

-Study of impact craters; fieldwork in Africa and Asia mainly

-Paleoenvironment (including ANR Food-RE) fieldwork in Turkey and the Mediterranean region

-Projects in archaeometry: determination of source quarries of granites and basalts; ancient to modern period. Study areas: Europe, peri-Mediterranean, Cuba. Funding by Institut Arkaia

  • Rock Magnetism, Planetology, Archaeometry, Paleoenvironment

PI of theANR ET-Megafire (2022-2025) " Tropical megafires generated by tectonic-producing extraterrestrial impacts in the Quaternary".

co-PI of theANR Food-RE (2022-2025)