Janne Blichert-Toft

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Janne Blichert-Toft has specialized over the course of her career in isotopic geochemistry, gaining a deep understanding of planetary mantle-crust evolution, as well as the chemical composition of the material of the solar system. Dr. Blichert-Toft was awarded with the Murchison medal by The Geological Society of London, for all of her work and her significant contribution in the field of geology and geochemistry.

In 2022 Janne was awarded the Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal in recognition of fundamental research and unique applications of isotope geochemistry. This medal was established by the Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology Division in recognition of the scientific achievements of Robert Wilhelm Bunsen. It is awarded for distinguished research in geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology and volcanology. (Egu.eu)

Janne, known for her studies of planetary mantles and crustal evolution on Earth and other Solar System bodies, has also earned the H.C. Urey award. Bestowed annually by the European Association of Geochemists, the award recognizes outstanding career contributions and service that advance the field of geochemistry.

Research Areas

Geochemist and analyst specializing in radiogenic and stable isotopes with applications to geochronology, terrestrial and planetary mantle-crust-core evolution and mantle dynamics, mantle geochemistry, crustal growth and lithospheric dynamics, early Earth geodynamics, planetology, cosmochemistry, meteoritics, ore geology, anthropology, geoarcheology, archeology, archeometry, numismatics, and ancient history.


HDR, Claude Bernard University, Lyon I., 2000

PhD,University of Copenhagen, 1993

MSc,University of Copenhagen, 1990


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