Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement
des Géosciences de l’Environnement
Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement
des Géosciences de l’Environnement
Rochette Pierre
Rochette Pierre
PR-Professor

TP-Earth and Planets

Contact details
Email. : rochette@cerege.fr
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

  • 1991- - Professor - CEREGE AMU
  • Rock Magnetism, Planetology, Archaeometry, Paleoenvironment

PI de l’ANR ET-Megafire (2022-2025) « Tropical megafires generated by tectonic-producing extraterrestrial impacts in the Quaternary".

co-PI de l’ANR Food-RE (2022-2025)

Publications