ACTIVITIES & RESEARCH OUTCOMES

Recent activities, publications and presentations in international conferences

CODING CAMP 2024

CODING CAMP 2024

We organised a small group coding retreat in Cassis, France from 22 to 31 February 2024. Participants were (from left to right in the photo) Hugo Dominguez, Philip Hartmeier, Jiahui Liu (bottom), Renée Tamblyn (top), Jacob Forshaw (top), Sara...

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PAPER – LA-ICP-MS Mapping

PAPER – LA-ICP-MS Mapping

We have published a paper in the journal Chemical Geology describing a novel approach to data reduction and image generation for multi-element mapping employing LA-ICP- quadrupole MS (LA-ICP-QMS), implemented in the free and open-source software...

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WORKSHOP – SECOND FLUID WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP – SECOND FLUID WORKSHOP

Our group participated in the workshop “Fluids in the crust” organised by Philippe Goncalves and Pierre Trap (University of Franche-Comté) in Besançon.

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PAPER – Arrowhead of meteoritic iron

PAPER – Arrowhead of meteoritic iron

We have published a paper in the Journal of Archaeological Science with Beda A. Hofmann from the Naturhistorisches Museum Bern describing an arrowhead made of meteoritic iron. This artefact has a mass of 2.9 g and was found in the 19th century in...

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CODING CAMP 2023

CODING CAMP 2023

We organised a small group coding retreat in Cavalaire, France from 6 to 15 February 2023. Participants were (from left to right in the photo) Thorsten Markmann, Pierre Lanari, Jacob Forshaw, Mahyra Tedeschi, Philip Hartmeier, and Hugo Dominguez.

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CODING CAMP 2022

CODING CAMP 2022

We organised a small group coding retreat in Saint-Raphael, France from 7 to 16 February 2022. Participants were (from left to right in the photo) Thorsten Markmann, Jacob Forshaw, Jiahui Liu, Qian Zhang, Hugo Dominguez and Pierre Lanari.

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ANNOUNCEMENT – XMapTools 4

ANNOUNCEMENT – XMapTools 4

You can watch or rewatch the live presentation of XMapTools 4 by Pierre Lanari, Joshua Laughton and Mahyra Tedeschi. XMapTools 4 updates the core experience of XMapTools with a redesigned interface, the addition of machine learning algorithms for...

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INVITED TALK – Petrochronics

INVITED TALK – Petrochronics

You can watch or rewatch the talk of Prof. Pierre Lanari entitled "A geek approach for the quantification and simulation of metamorphism" given during the ninth Petrochronics P-T-t talk....

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INVITED TALK – MSG meeting 2021

INVITED TALK – MSG meeting 2021

You can watch or rewatch the invited talk of Prof. Pierre Lanari entitled "Mapping equilibrium relationships in metamorphic rocks—petrological modelling beyond equilibrium phase diagrams" given during the online meeting 2021 of the Metamorphic...

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PAPER – ITM part 2

PAPER – ITM part 2

We have published in collaboration with Erik Duesterhoeft from the CAU University Kiel a paper in the Journal of Metamorphic Geology describing a new hybrid modelling strategy for thermobarometry applicable to metamorphic rocks. This contribution...

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SHORT COURSE – Phase Equilibrium Modeling

SHORT COURSE – Phase Equilibrium Modeling

The workshop Phase Equilibrium Modeling – Approaches and Pitfalls took place virtually in May 2021. Video recordings are available via YouTube. Our group contributed for two lectures during the workshop: an overview of the thermodynamic databases...

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PROGRAM UPDATE – GRTMOD open access

PROGRAM UPDATE – GRTMOD open access

Our program GRTMOD is now available on GitHub including binaries for macOS and WINDOWS. The code is fully open access and distributed under a MIT license. GRTMOD is a program for modelling garnet growth and resorption stages in metamorphic rocks...

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PAPER – MAGMATIC FLARE-UP

PAPER – MAGMATIC FLARE-UP

We have published in collaboration with Carlos E. Ganade from the Geological Survey of Brazil a paper in Nature, communications earth &environment examining the consequences of magmatic flare-ups on the deep arc environment. We used...

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PAPER – THUNDERSTORM EVENT DATING

PAPER – THUNDERSTORM EVENT DATING

We have published in collaboration with Jonathan M. Castro from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz a paper in Earth and Planetary Science Letters examining the process of meteorological lightning-induced modification of coherent volcanic...

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PAPER – DECIPHERING CRUSTAL REWORKING

PAPER – DECIPHERING CRUSTAL REWORKING

We have published in collaboration with Alice Vho and Daniela Rubatto from the group Metamorphic Geochemistry and with colleagues in Canada and in Italy a paper in Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology presenting a comprehensive study of...

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PAPER – QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITIONAL MAPPING

PAPER – QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITIONAL MAPPING

We have published in collaboration with Francesca Picolli from the group Metamorphic Geochemistry a paper in IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering outlines some important aspects of analytical procedure for quantitative compositional...

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PAPER – TRACE ELEMENT MAPPING OF GARNET

PAPER – TRACE ELEMENT MAPPING OF GARNET

We have published in collaboration with Daniela Rubatto from the group Metamorphic Geochemistry and colleagues from ETH Zurich a paper in Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology presenting a comprehensive investigation of the trace...

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PAPER – ITERATIVE THERMODYNAMIC MODELING

PAPER – ITERATIVE THERMODYNAMIC MODELING

We have published in collaboration with Erik Duesterhoeft from the CAU University Kiel a paper in the Journal of Metamorphic Geology describing a new hybrid modelling strategy for thermobarometry applicable to metamorphic rocks. This contribution...

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