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Section 18  : Earth and the Terrestrial Planets: structure, history and models



Composition, structure and dynamics of the core, the mantle and the crust
Interacting processes in coupled geological systems, transfer budgets between layers.
Long coupling and forcing between internal and external envelopes, quantitative geomorphology
Formation and evolution of sedimentary basins and mountain belts
Paleobiosphere and paleoenvironments, primitive life.
Planetology: origin, composition, structure and dynamics of surfaces and interiors of terrestrial planets, their surface and of astro-materials, cosmochemistry, astrobiology
Time measurement in Earth science
Mechanics of geophysical systems
Modelling, experimentation and instrumentation in Earth science
Hazards induced by volcanism and tectonics
Mineral and energy resources and underground reservoirs, the energy transition, recycling

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