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Departement Aardwetenschappen (KMMA)
http://www.africamuseum.be/research/earth-sciences

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English name: Department Earth Sciences
Parent institute: Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika (KMMA), more
Address:
Leuvensesteenweg 13
3080 Tervuren
Belgium

Tel.: +32-(0)2-769 52 11
Fax: +32-(0)2-769 52 42
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Type: Scientific

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  • Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika; Departement geologie en mineralogie (KMMA), more

Abstract:
The Earth Sciences department of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) carries out diverse geological and environmental research in a number of African countries. The research inter alia comprises general geology, cartography, geochemistry, isotope geology and geomorphology.

The Mineralogy and Petrography section is part of this department and focuses on geochemistry applied to questions regarding global changes (in the distribution of chemical elements in different spheres of the environment). The marine research activities include the study of biogeochemical cycles in seas and oceans. In this context, the section is involved in the BIGSOUTH-project in the Southern Ocean.

Publications (4)  Top | Person | Institute 
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  • Peer reviewed article Bastian, L.; Revel, M.; Bayon, G.; Dufour, A.; Vigier, N. (2017). Abrupt response of chemical weathering to Late Quaternary hydroclimate changes in northeast Africa. NPG Scientific Reports 7(44231): 8 pp. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1038/srep44231, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bayon, G.; De Deckker, P.; Magee, J.W.; Germain, Y.; Bermell, S.; Tachikawa, K.; Norman, M.D. (2017). Extensive wet episodes in Late Glacial Australia resulting from high-latitude forcings. NPG Scientific Reports 7: 7 pp. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1038/srep44054, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hodgson, D.; Whitehouse, P.L.; De Cort, G.; Berg, S.; Verleyen, E.; Tavernier, I.; Roberts, S.J.; Vyverman, W.; Sabbe, K.; O'Brien, P. (2016). Rapid early Holocene sea-level rise in Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. Global Planet. Change 139: 128-140. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.12.020, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bolhar, R.; Hofmann, A.; Siahi, M.; Feng, Y.; Delvigne, C. (2015). A trace element and Pb isotopic investigation into the provenance and deposition of stromatolitic carbonates, ironstones and associated shales of the similar to 3.0 Ga Pongola Supergroup, Kaapvaal Craton. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 158: 57-78. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.02.026, more

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