Scientific result

Discovery of a large reservoir of hydrogen in an underground mine in Alabama

An international scientific team involving researchers from the Institut des sciences de la Terre (ISTerre* – CNRS/IRD/UGA/Univ. Gustave Eiffel/USMB) and GET has just discovered a reservoir of natural hydrogen in […]


IR OZCAR: links between hydrological diversity and critical zone heterogeneity

The critical zone is the most superficial part of our planet where water, rocks, air and life come together to shape our environment. In order to better understand how regional […]

New discoveries reveal the origins of the most powerful current on Earth

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current is the largest ocean current on Earth, connecting the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. This current largely regulates the exchange of heat, moisture, carbon and nutrients […]

Zone-art: the first art-science collaboration in the Zones Ateliers network

“The academic article is not the only format for writing theory. You can theorise with a camera, a paintbrush, a score, etc. (…) a theory cannot be reduced to a […]


Atmospheric mercury: a decade of observations on Amsterdam Island

The recent publication of a data paper by a research team including scientists from CNRS Terre & Univers highlights a unique series of measurements of atmospheric mercury on Amsterdam Island, […]

Mineralogical study reveals secrets of oceanic transform faults

A Franco-Italian team, including the Toulouse Geosciences Environment Laboratory (GET, CNES/CNRS/IRD/UT3), has studied the geological and mineralogical processes that occur at the boundaries of tectonic plates. Their results, which shed […]

When the African-South American separation modified continental erosion

Land masses outside mountain ranges account for more than 60% of the world’s landmass. Despite their low relief and erosion, they make a significant contribution to the flow of sediments […]


What ontological plurality does to scientists scientific result?

Discover the new article in which Laure Laffont participated in L’université face au désastre écologique, Ecologie & Politique, N°67. This article illustrates the various ways in which researchers have appropriated […]


Volcanic eruption: a new chronometer based on the diffusion of titanium in quartz

The process by which volcanic eruptions are triggered is still unpredictable. In order to assess the residence time of the magma in the chamber until the eruption, the international team, […]