Georges Vachaud#


Georges Vachaud
Email:georgesvachaud5 'at' gmail.com
Membership Number:1790
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:gvachaud
Elected:1998
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1964 to 2004 with the French National Research Council (CNRS) to finish at the highest grade (Classe Exceptionelle 2). Still in activity with the grade of Emeritus.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Water and contaminant transport from the soil surface to the groundwater through the unsaturated zone of the soil
  • Surface water pollution and contamination of water ecosystems in tropical areas (Asia)

Honours and Awards
  • 2012 Grand Prize, French Academy of Science
  • 2008 National Order of Merit, French Republic
  • Medal of Science and Technology, RS Vietnam
  • 2003 Darcy Medal of the European Union of Geosciences
  • 1977 Silver Medal of CNRS
  • 2014 Dr Honoris Causa, HCM Techn. University Vietnam
  • 1998 Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1992-1996 President of European Geophysical Society,
  • 1995-2008 Editor in Chief, Journal of Hydrology
  • 1998 to 2004 President of the Scientific Committee of the French Geological Survey


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