Comptes Rendus Geoscience
Articles in French and English, abstracts in both languages
Abridged version in the other language
Published by the French Academy of Sciences. 12 issues per year for ongoing information on the last developments in Earth Sciences
Comptes rendus Geoscience (12 issues per year) cover all the domains of Earth Sciences: external geophysics, climate and environment, internal geophysics, geomaterials, geochemistry, surface geosciences, oceanography, stratigraphy, tectonics, geodynamics, history of sciences. The 'Perspective' heading gathers short articles written by scientists collaborating with the Editorial Board, specialists of the topic under consideration.
Articles are preferably written in English, with a French Abstract. Articles in French including an abridged English version, at least one page long, are accepted.
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58 Schulmann, K. | Konopásek, J. | Janoušek, V. | Lexa, O. | Lardeaux, J.-M. | Edel, J.-B. | Štípská, P. | Ulrich, S. An Andean type Palaeozoic convergence in the Bohemian Massif Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 341, Issue 2-3, 2009-02-01, Pages 266-286 58 Sone, M. | Metcalfe, I. Parallel Tethyan sutures in mainland Southeast Asia: New insights for Palaeo-Tethys closure and implications for the Indosinian orogeny Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 2-3, 2008-02-01, Pages 166-179 54 Jentsch, A. | Beierkuhnlein, C. Research frontiers in climate change: Effects of extreme meteorological events on ecosystems Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 9-10, 2008-09-01, Pages 621-628 46 Martínez Catalán, J.R. | Arenas, R. | Abati, J. | Martínez, S.S. | García, F.D. | Suárez, J.F. | Cuadra, P.G. | Castiñeiras, P. | Barreiro, J.G. | Montes, A.D. | Clavijo, E.G. | Pascual, F.J.R. | Andonaegui, P. | Jeffries, T.E. | Alcock, J.E. | Fernández, R.D. | Carmona, A.L. A rootless suture and the loss of the roots of a mountain chain: The Variscan belt of NW Iberia Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 341, Issue 2-3, 2009-02-01, Pages 114-126 41 Lepvrier, C. | Van Vuong, N. | Maluski, H. | Truong Thi, P. | Van Vu, T. Indosinian tectonics in Vietnam Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 2-3, 2008-02-01, Pages 94-111 40 Naiman, R.J. | Latterell, J.J. | Pettit, N.E. | Olden, J.D. Flow variability and the biophysical vitality of river systems Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 9-10, 2008-09-01, Pages 629-643 40 Trindade, R.I.F. | Macouin, M. Palaeolatitude of glacial deposits and palaeogeography of Neoproterozoic ice ages Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 339, Issue 3-4, 2007-03-01, Pages 200-211 36 Carter, A. | Clift, P.D. Was the Indosinian orogeny a Triassic mountain building or a thermotectonic reactivation event? Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 2-3, 2008-02-01, Pages 83-93 36 Shu, L. | Faure, M. | Wang, B. | Zhou, X. | Song, B. Late Palaeozoic-Early Mesozoic geological features of South China: Response to the Indosinian collision events in Southeast Asia Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 340, Issue 2-3, 2008-02-01, Pages 151-165 35 Felzer, B.S. | Cronin, T. | Reilly, J.M. | Melillo, J.M. | Wang, X. Impacts of ozone on trees and crops Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, Volume 339, Issue 11-12, 2007-10-01, Pages 784-798
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Volume 344, Issues 11-12,
Published November 2012
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Tectonophysics in Russia and France: A project initiated by Jacques Angelier / La tectonophsique en Russie et en France : Un projet initie par Jacques Angelier
Volume 344, Issues 3-4,
Published March 2012
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Volume 343, Issues 8-9,
Published September 2011
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