Accueil Staff Students Benoît Welsch
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Benoît WELSCH

Doctorant/ Ph.D. Student

Experimental Igneous Petrology

Laboratoire Géosciences Réunion - IPGP
Université de la Réunion
15, Avenue René Cassin, BP 7151
97715 Saint Denis messagerie cedex 9
La Réunion
phone: (33) 02 62 93 82
fax: (33) 02 62 93 82 66
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Research Direction

Approaches: Phase relationships in silicate melts with special emphasis on crystal morphology and melt inclusions

Tools: Optical and electronic microscopies, vertical furnace (high-T, 1 atm)

Field: Piton de la Fournaise, La Réunion hotspot

 

in Ph.D. since 2006 at the Deparment of Geosciences, La Réunion University

Advisors: Patrick Bachèlery (La Réunion University) and François Faure (CRPG-CNRS, Nancy University)

Thesis: Signification of Picrites at Piton de la Fournaise volcano

 

Education

2005 M.S. 2, Geology, CNRS-CRPG – Henri Poincaré University, Nancy

2004 M.S. 1, Geology, LMV – Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand

2003 B.S. 3, Geology, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg

2002 B.S. 1 & 2, Geology, La Réunion University

 

Experience

2007 Teaching activity, La Réunion University

taught: Petrography (B.S.)

 

Publications in peer-reviewd journals

  • Welsch B., Faure F., Bachèlery P., Famin V., Microcrysts record transient convection at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion hotspot). Journal of Petrology, in press.
  • Famin V., B. Welsch, S. Okumura, P. Bachèlery and S. Nakashima (2009). Three differentiation stages of a single magma at Piton de la Fournaise (Reunion hotspot). G-Cubed. 10(1) Q01007, doi: 10.1029/2008GC002015.A1. 

 

Abstracts

Famin V., B. Welsch, S. Okumura, P. Bachèlery and S. Nakashima, 2008. Three differenciations of a single magma at La Reunion hotspot, in: EGU 2008, Geophysical Research abstracts 10, pp. A-1252, Vienna.

Welsch B., F. Faure, P. Bachèlery and V. Famin, 2008. Pre-eruptive dynamics of a fournaisian picrite inferred from olivine morphologies and melt inclusions, in: EGU-2008, Geophysical Research abstracts 10, pp. A-05914, Vienna.

Welsch B., Faure F., Famin V. and Bachèlery P. (2008): Les olivines harrisitiques des picrites fournaisiennes, in: RST-2008, pp. 8-d, Nancy.

Welsch B., Faure F., Bachèlery P. & Famin. F. (2007): Olivine microcrysts and hosted melt inclusions from la Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion island): Insights on magma convection and contamination. 8th Workshop on Silicate Melts at La Petite Pierre (Vosges, France).

Welsch B., Faure F., Bachèlery P. & Famin. F. (2006): Dynamics at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion island). Workshop on Melt Inclusions (CNRS-CRPG Nancy, France).

 

 

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