The Impact of geochemistry

John Ludden, Francis Albarède, Max Coleman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

As geochemists and mineralogists, we are well aware of the impact of our science. We can often reel off examples of how our discoveries have influenced industry and improved humankind's knowledge about how the Earth works, as well as how natural and anthropogenic processes have led to its present state. Moreover, because of a century of analytical developments and conceptual breakthroughs, geochemists are now versatile and can now work across the entire spectrum of the Earth sciences. However, we are not so good at promoting the social and economic impacts of geochemistry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-240
Number of pages2
JournalElements
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2015

Keywords

  • Communication
  • Economic
  • Geochemistry
  • Impact
  • Social

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'The Impact of geochemistry'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this