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in-situ Geochemistry (and petrology) of terrestrial and extra-terrestrial mafic and ultramafic rocks.

Education/Academic qualification

Geochemistry, HDR - Habilitation a Diriger des Recheches, Universite de Montpellier

… → 29 Sep 2012

Geochemistry, Ph. D., Macquarie University

1 Apr 199619 Dec 2000

Geochemistry and Geophysics, Masters, Université Montpellier II


Fundamental and applied geophysics and geochemistry, Degree, Université Montpellier II


Earth and Environment Science, D.E.U.G., St Charles University, Marseille


External positions

CNRS Research director, Geosciences Montpellier, CNRS and Université

2015 → …

CNRS Researcher, Geosciences Montpellier, CNRS and Université


Royal Society University Research Fellow, The Open University


Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellow, The Open University


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Research Outputs

Influence of redox processes on the germanium isotopic composition of ordinary chondrites

Florin, G., Luais, B., Rushmer, T. & Alard, O., 15 Jan 2020, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 269, p. 270-291 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Ammonium in phlogopite and its effects on the nitrogen budget of Earth's mantle

    Forster, M., Foley, S. F., Alard, O. & Ananuer, H., 2019, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Concentrations of hydrogen, major, minor, trace and ultra-trace elements in natural olivines

    Demouchy, S. & Alard, O., 18 Sep 2019, (Submitted) In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. GCA-S-19-01169.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    CNRS's Bronze Medal

    Olivier Alard (Recipient), 2008



    In-situ mantle sulfide geochemistry: a brief review and new perspectives

    Olivier Alard (Speaker)
    21 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


    Olivier Alard (Organiser), Duane Smythe (Organiser)
    19 Aug 201921 Aug 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Hydrogen incorporation in olivine: Insight from minor, trace and ultra-traces atomic impurities (Invited)

    Sylvie Demouchy (Invited speaker), Olivier Alard (Speaker)
    13 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    AuScope Leaders Meeting

    Olivier Alard (Consultant)
    25 Jun 2019

    Activity: Consultancy