Paris, November 14, 2007
Young mountains in the tropics, such as the
1) INSU: Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers (National Institute of Earth and Astronomical Sciences)
The Center for petrographic and geochemical research(CNRS-INSU / Nancy-Université), the 'Geology and resource management' laboratory (CNRS-INSU / Nancy-Université) and the Geology laboratory (Ecole normale supérieure de Paris / CNRS-INSU)contributed to the analysis of rocks and/or sediments. The oceanographic exploration campaigns in the Bay of Bengal were carried out by "The Federal institute for geosciences and natural resources" (BGR, Germany).
This research was carried out with the backing of two CNRS-INSU programs, Eclipse and Relief de la Terre.
Efficient organic carbon burial in the Bengal fan sustained by the Himalayan erosional system. Valier Galy, Christian France-Lanord, Olivier Beyssac, Pierre Faure, Hermann Kudrass & Fabien Palhol. Nature. 15 November 2007.
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