[CRYOLIST] MSc internship offer at CEREGE: Fluctuations of the Arsine Glacier (French Alps) since the Late Glacial
philip.deline at univ-smb.fr
Mon Nov 27 01:16:50 PST 2017
Please see the announcement below for a MSc internship to be based at
CEREGE in Aix en Provence.
Reconstitution of the fluctuations of the Arsine Glacier (Massif des
since the Late Glacial using cosmogenic nuclide dating
This MSc internship at CEREGE (Aix en Provence) aims to reconstruct a
chronology of the glacial fluctuations of the Arsine Glacier (Ecrins
Massif, French Alps) since the Late Glacial by dating the moraines with
cosmogenic beryllium-10 nuclide. The moraines show an advanced position
of the glacier due to the colder periods, and their age correspond to
the retreat of the glacier to a warming. Establish chronologies of
moraines thus allows to better understand the evolutions of the past
climate. The results obtained at the Arsine Glacier will be compared
with data from other sites in the Ecrins Massif and in the Alps to
analyze the related paleoclimatic mechanisms. There are currently few
paleoclimatic records of this type in the French Alps. The results of
this internship could contribute significantly to the knowledge of the
terrestrial palaeoclimate in Central Europe.
Research experience is desirable, and applicants must have strong
quantitative and writing skills. Interested applicants should send a CV
and a brief summary of relevant field and/or laboratory experience.
The internship will start mid-January 2018, and the application Deadline
is 15 December 201.
Further details of this project can be found at:
UMR 5204 CNRS-USMB-MCC
*Université Savoie Mont Blanc*
UFR Sciences & Montagne
F-73376 Le Bourget-du-Lac cedex
+33 479 758 875
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