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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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mantle Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Isotopes Chemical Compounds
sulfide Earth & Environmental Sciences
trace element Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2006 2020

Earth's origin and evolution: a sulphurous approach

Alard, O., MQRES (International), M. (. & MQRES, M.

1/03/16 → …

Project: Research

Stable Isotopes and Animal Movement

Sowada, K., Alard, O. & Sousa, E.


Project: Research

GEMOC - Geochemical Analyst

O'Reilly, S., Alard, O., Daczko, N., Griffin, W., Jackson, S., Pearson, N., Turner, S. & Wood, B.


Project: Research

Research Outputs 1996 2020

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ordinary chondrite

Abundance and distribution of volatile elements (C, H, N, S) in the sub-continental lithospheric mantle

Halimulati, A., Alard, O. & O'Reilly, S. Y., 2019, In : Goldschmidt Abstracts. 2019, 1 p., 1259.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Open Access

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 conferenceAbstractResearch

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trace Elements
trace element

Dating post-Archean lithospheric mantle: insights from Re-Os and Lu-Hf isotopic systematics of the Cameroon Volcanic Line peridotites

Liu, J., Pearson, D. G., Shu, Q., Sigurdsson, H., Thomassot, E. & Alard, O., 12 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review



CNRS's Bronze Medal

Olivier Alard (Recipient), 2008


Activities 2002 2019

Deputy Director, Macquarie University GeoAnalytical

Olivier Alard (Participant)
2016 → …

Activity: Other

AuScope Leaders Meeting

Olivier Alard (Consultant)
25 Jun 2019

Activity: Consultancy

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


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

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

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

Olivier Alard (Speaker)
21 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation