!!!Jean-François Minster
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2006 -  Senior Vice President Scientific Development (Total)
*2005-2006 General Science Manager (CNRS)
*2000-2005 Chairman of the board and Executive Director of Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER)
*1996-2000 Director of Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers (INSU) and Département des Sciences de l'Univers of CNRS
*1990-1996 Director of Institute of Earth Sciences, University Paul Sabatier (Toulouse)
*July 1986 Visiting scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (USA), July 1986
*1985-1996 Creation and direction of Geophysics and Oceanography Laboratory (Toulouse)
*Summer 1982 Invited Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University (USA)
*1981 Creation and Direction of Physics and Chemistry of Hydrosphere Laboratory (Paris)
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*chronology of meteorites and the formation of the solar system
*inverse problems of trace elements in magmatic series
*chemical geodynamics
*deep Ocean Hydrothermalism
*ocean cycle of trace metals and carbon
*ocean circulation and satellite altimetry
*monitoring and dynamics of ice caps using satellite techniques
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__Honours and Awards__
*"John Davis Budhue" fund of the Meteoritical Society, 1976
*Clarke Medal of the American Geochemical Society, 1982
*Member of Academia Europea since 1988
*"Group Achievement Award" of NASA, 1993, 1994
*Médaille d'Argent du CNRS, 1993
*Prix du Général Muteau, Académie des Sciences, Institut de France, 1994
*Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite, 1995
*Grand Prix de l’Académie de l’Air et de l’Espace, 1996
*Correspondant of Académie des Sciences since 1997
*Fridjof Nansen Medal of European Geophysical Society, 1998
*William T. Pecora Prize (NASA) for Topex-Poséidon, 1998
*Prize Dargelos of Ecole Polytechnique, 1999
*Member of Académie des Technologies since 2000
*Légion d’Honneur, 2003
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