OZCAR Price 2021


Within the annual days OZCAR 2021, the OZCAR prize was awarded to a young researcher, Virginie Sellier, expert in geochemistry, for a publication released after its thesis research work carried out at LSCE (Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement) – a CEA flagship thesis on the development of sediment tracing methods to quantify the impact of nickel mines on the clogging of rivers and silting of New Caledonia’s lagoons (IMMILA project – https://cnrt.nc/immila/).

The paper :

Reconstructing the impact of nickel mining activities on sediment supply to the rivers and the lagoon of South Pacific Islands: lessons learnt from the Thio early mining site (New Caledonia) ” – https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107459


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