Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology

About Us

  • Carbonates as an archive of past global changes
  • Comparative sedimentology between modern and ancient carbonates
  • Diagenesis and geochemistry of carbonate rocks
  • Sedimentology of flysch deposits
  • Biostratigraphic dating of sedimentary successions
  • Multidisciplinary approach for disentangling the factors controlling different organisms distribution patterns and evolution
  • Taxonomic revisions in the systematic of foraminifers

Projects

Geometry and growth dynamics of Carboniferous carbonate platforms, Northern Spain and Southern China

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

Climate reconstructions using calcium and barium isotopes in annually banded

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

The Upper Triassic atoll-type carbonates of the Sambosan Accretionary Complex (Japan): sedimentology and high resolution biostratigraphy

Supervisors : Rossana Martini

Evolutionary turnover of reefal and coral associations after the Triassic-Jurassic crisis highlighted via the study of the lowermost Jurassic reefs

Supervisors : Rossana Martini

Genesis of Late Jurassic megabreccia in the Vocontian Basin, SE France

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

Sedimentology et vertebrate assemblages of the Kem Kem Beds, Cretaceous, SE Morocco

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

Late Holocene see-level and climate reconstruction, French Polynesia

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

Distribution of algae on a Carboniferous carbonate platform, Valdorria, Northern Spain

Supervisors : Elias Samankassou

The Upper Triassic atoll-type carbonates of Far East Russia: Sedimentology, biostratigraphy and diagenesis

Supervisors : Rossana Martini

Sedimentology, stratigraphy and high resolution geochemistry of the Upper Triassic carbonates from Stikinia and Wrangellia terranes, Canada

Supervisors : Rossana Martini (project leader) and Dr Sylvain Rigaud, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Sedimentology, stratigraphy and high resolution geochemistry of the Upper Triassic carbonates from Hosselkus (CA) and Luning (NV) Formations (USA)

Supervisors : Rossana Martini

Evolutionary pace in the coelacanth clade: New evidence from the Triassic of Switzerland

Supervisors : Rossana Martini and Dr Lionel Cavin (project leader), Muséum d’Histore Nat urelle de Genève

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Elias Samankassou

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Rossana Martini

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Susanne Feist-Burkhardt

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Christian Verard

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Yasin Makhloufi

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Camille Peybernes

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Oscar Merino Tomé

Simon Boivin

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PhD Students

Andrea Fucelli

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Christophe Ferrante

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Giovan Peyrotty

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Jeanne Armelle Bilobé

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Lucas Vimpere

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Marine Maillet

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Nicholas Farley

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Nicolò Del Piero

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Tamara El Hossny

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Antoine Pictet

Aurélie Angéloz

Chloé Pretet

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Claude-Alain Hasler

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Eric Davaud

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Eric Heerwagen

Erika Baldessin

Fabienne Godefroid

Gyongyver Jennifer Fischer

Jean Charollais

Jeremy Ragusa

José Noel Perez Asensio

Jérome Chablais

Katsumi Ueno

Lina Maria Ospina Ostios

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Manuel Weinkauf

Monsalve Marin Carlos Albeiro

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Moïse Bessong

Mélanie Gretz

Pascal Kindler

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Seyedabolfazl Hosseini

Simon Courgeon

Sylvain Rigaud

Valentin Chesnel

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