Chemistry

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
1050
Brussels
Belgium
Contact
Phone: +32-2-6293485

Expertise

Since October 2017, I am a PhD Researcher in the AMGC Research Group at the VUB working on the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) mass extinction. I study the petrography and geochemistry of ejecta material from proximal and distal K-Pg sites and I compare this with impactites from the Chicxulub crater (e.g. IODP-ICDP core 364) to understand the sequence of events during and after the meteorite impact. In addition, I am working on various dinosaur projects with colleagues at Naturalis in Leiden, the Netherlands.

http://we.vub.ac.be/nl/pim-kaskes

Research output

  1. Geochemistry and petrography of granitoid basement from the Chicxulub peak-ring

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperResearch

  2. Trace of Fallback Breccia on the Rim of Barringer Meteorite Crater (a.k.a. Meteor Crater), Arizona.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperResearch

  3. Geochemical fingerprinting of the target lithologies within the Chicxulub impact breccia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperResearch

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Activities

  1. Lab campaign at the VU Amsterdam Sediment Lab

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar

  2. Synchrotron campaign on beamline BM14

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar

  3. Outreach talk at GeoKring Den Bosch

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at a public lecture/debate

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Prizes

  1. IAS Postgraduate Grant Scheme 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. VUB Doctoral School Travel Grant 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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