Thierry Mulder
First Class Professor

Thierry Mulder
Université de Bordeaux
Allée Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire – CS 50023

Graduated in Geology (1988); Master in geotechnics (1989); Doctor (1992) in Mining and Civil engineering (Nancy; Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine).

Ressearch associate In Ifremer (1992); Atlantic Geoscience Center, Halifax, Canada (1993-1995), Cardiff University of Wales (1995-1997).
Lecturer and Professor in Bordeaux since 1997.
Research Interests
  • Clastic sedimentology
  • Turbidite system
  • Marine sedimentation and facies
  • Carbonate slopes
  • Marine Geotechnics
  • Deep-sea Turbidite system
  • Deep-sea gravity processes and deposits
  • Contourites and contour currents
  • Turbidite and turbidity currents
  • Mass-flow deposits
  • Mass-transport Deposits and Complexes
  • Flood deposits in marine basins
  • Submarine slope failures

Areas of expertise
  • Recent systems: Var, Nile fans and Mediterranean, Gulf of Cadiz, Bahamas, Saguenay; Capbreton/Cap-Ferret systems; Zaire and Ogooué fans Ancient systems: Annot sandstone, Basque Country flysch, Aberystwyth Grits
  • Teaching
  • Field sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, deep-sea sedimentology and marine sedimentation (Master).
  • Earth structure and Dynamics, General Geology, Microtectonics (undergraduate).

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