RheoMan: a five-year, ERC-funded (Advanced Grant), project to model the rheology of the Earth's mantle

UMET - Mineral Physics

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 The European Research Council (ERC) was established by the European Commission and funded through the EU 7th Research Framework Programme




Latest news RheoMan News

Jul 3, 2018 - PhD Defence General

Srinivasan MAHENDRAN defends his thesis on the topic "Numerical modelling of dislocation core properties in olivine (Mg2SiO4)". 


Jun 25, 2018 - 50 years of Plate Tectonics General

International symposia Have already been organized to celebrate the 50th anniversary of plate tectonics, in 2016 at the Lamont-Doherty Observatory (USA), and in 2017 at the Geological Society of London. This series continues with a third symposium in France in June 2018 that coincides with the 50th anniversary of Xavier Le Pichon’s 1968 landmark paper on the first global plate kinematic model .


Jun 22, 2018 - E-MRS Spring Meeting General

Today, Pierre Hirel gives an oral presentation entitled "Properties of Grain Boundaries in MgO Inferred From Atomic-Scale Simulations" at the E-MRS Spring Meeting in Strasbourg, France.

Symposium AA - Strength, plasticity, fracture and fatigue behaviour controlled by interfaces and grain boundaries



Jun 12, 2018 - Seminar in Muenchen General

Today, Riccardo Reali is at the Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geophysics ) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München to give an invited seminar entitled:

"On diffusion and rheology of bridgmanite under lower mantle conditions"