Strasbourg Institute for Earth Physics (IPGS) - UMR 7516

Key words

Geology – Natural Hazards – Geophysics – Tectonics


The Institute for Earth Physics is an Earth Science laboratory engaged in researching various geophysical and geological issues.

Research focus

The laboratory is composed of four research teams:

  • Global dynamics, potential fields and active deformation
  • Lithosphere and sedimentary basins dynamics
  • Experimental geophysics
  • Seismology


Ulrich Achauer


Institut de physique du globe de Strasbourg (IPGS)
5 rue René Descartes
67084 Strasbourg Cedex

Tél : 03 68 85 00 23