Jean Dercourt#


Jean Dercourt
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:417
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Elected:1989
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Homepage(s):http://www.academie-sciences.fr/fr/Liste-des-membres-de-l-Academie-des-sciences-/-D/jean-dercourt.html

Jean Dercourt passed away March 22, 2019.

Positions Held
  • 1993 - 2001 Co-director with Mr. Gaetani (University of Milan) - Peri-Tethys Programme
  • 1987 - 1988 Visiting Fellow at Imperial College, London University
  • 1979 - 2004 Professor at the University Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris
  • 1965 - 1979 Professor at the University of Lille
  • 1964 Doctor of Science, Faculty of Sciences at University of Paris

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geology of sedimentary mountain ranges

Honours and Awards
  • 1957 Member and Chairman of the Geological Society of France
  • Member of the Belgian Society of Geology (Brussels)
  • Member of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest) (1995), the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest), the Academy of Venezuela (1999), the Royal Academy of Belgium (2005), the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology (Morocco)(2006)
  • Member (since 1989) and Vice-President (1992-1994) of the Academia Europaea
  • 1966 Visquenel price of the Geological Society of France
  • 1996 Price Von Buch, Geological Society of Germany
  • 1999 International Award of the American Association of Petroleum Geology
  • Commander of the Order of Merit
  • Officer of the Legion of Honor


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