- Room 402, Fitzroy, Drake Circus
Ms Camille Dusseaux
Teaching and Support Assistant
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (NC) (Faculty of Science and Engineering (NC))
Ph.D. candidate in Structural Geology and Geochemistry
European Association of Geochemistry
I enjoy teaching structural and metamorphic geology, as well as geological mapping and cross-sections during the practicals, but better in the field!
2016-2019 Demonstrating at the University of Plymouth, UK: 120h of practicals and 40h of fieldwork teaching per year.
- Foundation year
GLY007 Foundation year fieldtrip in Bovisand and Mountbatten (1 day in 2018)
- Stage 1
GEOL1002 Earth Materials (2h + 24h in 2018)
- Stage 2
GEOL2002 Structures, Magmas and Volcanoes (22h in 2016 + 12h in 2017 + 18h in 2018)
GEOL2003 Geospatial techniques (20h in 2016 + 34h in 2017 + 12h in 2018)
GEOL2004 Stratigraphy and Earth History (2h+4h)
- Stage 3
GEOL3003 Geophysics (2h)
Independent mapping projects, South of France (Montagne Noire) (5 days in 2016 and 2017)
Title: Stable isotope paleoaltimetry of the Variscan Belt of Western Europe
Aim: Quantify the topographic evolution of the Variscan Belt of Western Europe
Objectives: Recover the isotopic composition of ancient rainfall by studying fossil hydrothermal systems in the internal (Armorican Massif and Massif Central) and external (Montagne Noire) zones of the Variscan Belt of Western Europe
· Hydrogen isotope geochemistry Joint Goethe university/BiK-F, Frankfurt, Germany
· Chemical analysis (microprobe) University of Montpellier, France
· Structural and microstructural analysis (including EBSD) Univ. of Montpellier, France
· Geochronology: - U/Pb (La-ICP-MS) on monazite University of Portsmouth, UK
- Ar/Ar (mineral separation) University of Rennes 1, France
· Fluid inclusions: structural analysis and microthermometry University of Lille 1, France
Supervision: Dr Aude Gébelin and Dr Stephen Grimes
External collaborations: P. Boulvais (University of Rennes 1, France), A. Mulch (Joint Goethe University/BiK-F, Germany), M. Dubois (University of Lille, France), V. Gardien (University of Lyon, France), C. Mottram (University of Portsmouth, UK)
Grants & contracts
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Dusséaux C., Gébelin A., Boulvais P., Dubois M., Gardien V., Grimes S., Mulch A. (2018) Meteoric fluid-rock interaction in Variscan ductile shear zones. Tectonic and Metamorphic Studies Groups (TSG-MSG) Joint Conference, Fluid flow in the lithosphere, Plymouth, UK (poster)
Dusséaux C. (2019) Topographic reconstructions of the Variscan Belt of Western Europe through the study of fossil hydrothermal systems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Plymouth, UK.
Dusséaux C. (2015) Anatectic liquid distribution within a segment of Archean continental crust. Master's thesis, Universite de Montpellier, France.
Dusséaux C. (2013) Geodynamic, tectonic and gravimetric analysis of the Talara Basin. Bachelor's thesis, Universite de Lille, France.
Other academic activities
2019 - Chemistry workshop (soil analysis to solve a murder) for local high schools students - Girls into chemistry (GintoCHEM) at the University of Plymouth, UK
2017 - Geology workshop (microfossils and their link to paleoclimate) for French high school students at the University of Plymouth, UK
2016-2017 - Helping during the open days for geology applicants at the University of Plymouth, UK