Bouhifd Ali

Bouhifd_Ali

Chargé(e) de Recherche, CNRS
Team Petrology
Axes: Early Earth -
Chargé de Recherches
Office: 1.62 - LMV Cezeaux
Phone: +33 (0)4.73.34.67.72
Email : Ali.bouhifd@uca.fr

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  • Research topics:

    • Géochimie à haute pression : Différenciation précoce de la Terre et des autres planètes
    • Solubilité des Gas rares (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe) dans les silicates liquides et les alliages de fer à HP-HT
    • Physique des liquides et des minéraux à HP-HT
    • Thermodynamique et Rhéologie des verres et des liquides silicatés
  • Scientific and administrative responsibilities:

    • Responsable du master M2 Recherche “Magmas et Volcans” depuis juin 2015
    • Responsable de l’axe transverse “Les mécanismes géodynamiques de la Terre primitive” depuis janvier 2015
    • “Convener” Goldschmidt 2013 “Thermodynamics of Minerals”
    • “Convener” Goldschmidt 2014 “Formation, Evolution and Composition of Earth’s core”
  • Teaching activities:

    • Cours des « Géomatériaux » – M1ST (Master 1 – Sciences de la Terre) – Université Blaise Pascal.
    • Membre du Jury M1ST : « Stage de Recherche en Laboratoire » (2011-2015)
    • Membre permanent du Jury M2 Recherche (2012 – présent)
  • Publications:

    Range A:

    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Raepsaet C., Bureau H., Khodja H., Andrault D. (2018). Low hydrogen contents in the cores of terrestrial planets. Science Advances vol.4, p.e170187.
    • Delon R., Demouchy S., Marrocchi Y., Bouhifd A., Barou F., Cordier P., Addad A., Burnard P.G. (2018). Helium incorporation and diffusion in polycrystalline olivine. Chemical Geology vol.488, p.105-124, DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.04.013 .
    • Rosa A.D., Garbarino G., Briggs R., Svitlyk V., Morard G., Bouhifd A., Jacobs J., Irifun T, Mathon O., Pascarelli S. (2018). Effect of the fcc-hcp martensitic transition on the equation of state of solid krypton up to 140 Gpa. Physical Review vol.B 97, p.094115, DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.97.094115 .





    • Armytage R.M.G., Jephcoat A.P., Bouhifd A., Porcelli D. (2013). Metal–silicate partitioning of iodine at high pressures and temperatures: Implications for the Earth's core and 129⁎Xe budgets: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 373, p. 140-149. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.031 .
    • Bouhifd A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Hammouda T., Devidal J.L. (2013). Metal–silicate partitioning of Pb and U: Effects of metal composition and oxygen fugacity: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 114, p. 13-28. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2013.03.034 .
    • Bouhifd A., Jephcoat A.P., Heber V.S., Kelley S.P. (2013). Helium in Earth’s early core: Nature Geoscience, v. 6, p. 982-986. DOI:10.1038/NGEO1959 .
    • Bouhifd A., Whittington A.G., Withers A.C., Richet P. (2013). Heat capacities of hydrous silicate glasses and liquids: Chemical Geology, v. 346, p. 125-134. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.10.026 .
    • Roskosz M., Bouhifd A., Jephcoat A.P., Marty B., Mysen B.O. (2013). Nitrogen solubility in molten metal and silicate at high pressure and temperature: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 121, p. 15-28. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2013.07.007 .

    • Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Lo Nigro G., Bouhifd A., Garbarino G., Mezouar M. (2011). Solidus and liquidus profiles of chondritic mantle: Implication for melting of the Earth across its history: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 304, p. 251-259. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.006 .
    • Bouhifd A., Jephcoat A.P. (2011). Convergence of Ni and Co metal-silicate partition coefficients in the deep magma-ocean and coupled silicon-oxygen solubility in iron melts at high pressures: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 307, p. 341-348. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.006 .
    Range B and C:
    • Bouhifd A. (2018). Experimental constraints on Earth formation models (Invited Talk). Ecole des Houches “Volatile Elements in the Solar System”, 12 – 18 march 2018.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bureau H., Andrault D. (2018). Water during core/mantle segregation: implications on hydrogen incorporation in the core of the Earth and Mars. EGU.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Raepsaet C., Bureau H., Khodja H., Andrault D. (2018). Low hydrogen contents in the cores of terrestrial planets. EMPG-XVI, Clermont-Ferrand, 17-21 juin 2018.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., et al. (2018). Low hydrogen contents in the cores of terrestrial planets (Invited Talk). AGU Fall Meeting – Washington USA – Abstract N° MR42A-04.
    • Delon R., Demouchy S., Marrocchi Y., Bouhifd A. (2018). Argon incorporation and diffusion in polycrystalline olivine. EMPG XVI – Clermont-Ferrand.
    • Faure P., Bouhifd A., Boyet M., Hammouda T., Manthilake G. (2018). Behaviour of lithophile trace elements during the Earth’s core formation. Winter School "Volatile elements in the Solar System", Les Houches, France.
    • Freitas D., Manthilake G., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Effect of melt content and the melt texture on sound wave velocity and electrical conductivity Simultaneous measurements of electrical conductivity and seismic velocity of partially molten geological materials: Effect of evolving melt texture. Congrès Des Doctorants du LMV / POST EMPG, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Dec 2018.
    • Freitas D., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Experimental evidence supporting a global melt layer at the base of the Earth’s upper mantle. AGU Fall meeting 2018, Washington DC, USA.
    • Freitas D., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Experimental evidence supporting a global melt layer at the base of the Earth’s upper mantle. AGU Fall meeting 2018, Washington DC, USA.
    • Freitas D., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Experimental evidence supporting global melt layer at the base of the Earth's upper mantle. EMPG-XVI, Clermont-Ferrand, 17-21 juin 2018.
    • Freitas D., Manthilake G., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Mise en évidence de la présence d'un niveau de magma à la base du Manteau supérieur. Journées scientifiques ClerVolc, Clermont-Ferrand, France, May 2018.
    • Manthilake G., Chantel J., Andrault D., Monteux J., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Boulard E., Guignot N., King A., Itie J.P. (2018). Electrical conductivity of Fe−S alloys at high pressure and high temperature: Implications for Mercury’s weak and long−lived magnetic field. EMPG XVI conference abstract, Clermont-Ferrand, 17-21 juin 2018.
    • Manthilake G., Freitas D., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Experimental evidence supporting a global melt layer at the base of the Earth’s upper mantle. International Symposium FY2017 Annual General Meeting, Ehime, Japan, Mar 2018.
    • Manthilake G., Freitas D., Schiavi F., Chantel J., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2018). Experimental evidence supporting a global melt layer at the base of the Earth’s upper mantle. International Symposium FY2017 Annual General Meeting, Ehime, Japan.
    • Qaddah B., Monteux J., Le Bars M., Clesi V., Bouhifd A. (2018). Dynamics and stability of an iron drop falling in a magma ocean. Programme National de Planétologie, Nice, France, 5-7 sept 2018.
    • Qaddah B., Monteux J., Le Bars M., Clesi V., Bouhifd A. (2018). The breakup of liquid iron diapirs within the magma ocean. EMPG XVI Conference abstract, Clermont-Ferrand, 17-21 juin 2018.
    • Qaddah B., Monteux J., Le Bars M., Clesi V., Bouhifd A. (2018). The breakup of liquid iron diapirs within the magma ocean. Study of the Earth Deep Interior (SEDI 2018), Edmonton (Canada), 8-13 Jul 2018.
    • Qaddah B., Monteux J., Le Bars M., Clesi V., Bouhifd A. (2018). The breakup of liquid iron diapirs within the magma ocean. Training on Earth interior, Les Houches (France), 15-26 October, 2018.
    • Rosa A., Garbarino G., Svitlyk V., Krstulovic M., Morard G., Briggs R.W., Boccato S., Irifune T., Bouhifd A. (2018). Structure and geochemistry of the noble gases krypton and xenon at Earth’s lower mantle conditions. AGU Fall Meeting – Washington USA – Abstract N° V11G-0083.


    • Bouhifd A. (2016). Contraintes expérimentales sur les modèles de formation de la Terre. Atelier « Origine et Evolution de la Terre Primitive », Saint-Etienne, 24-25 novembre 2016.
    • Bouhifd A., Jephcoat A.P., Kelley, S.P., Porcelli, D., Marty B. (2016). Potential of the Earth’s as a reservoir for noble gases?. Workshop DINGUE (Developments In Noble Gas Understanding and Expertise), CRPG – Nancy, 13 – 15 April.
    • Burnard P., Demouchy S., Delon R., Arnaud N., Bouhifd A., Marrocchi Y., Cordier P., Addad A. (2016). Experimental protocol for diffusion of noble gas in polycrystalline olivine. Goldschmidt 2016, Yokohama, 26 june – 1 july.
    • Cartier C., Hammouda T., Boyet M., Bouhifd A., Mathon O. (2016). Nb and Ta fractionation as a planetary differentiation fO2 tracer. EMPG XV, Zürich, June 5 – 8.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Fabbrizio A., Andrault D. (2016). Effect of H2O on metal-silicate partitioning of Ni, Co, V, Cr, Mn and Fe: Implications for Earth and Mars. EMPG XV, Zürich, June 5 – 8.
    • Delon R., Demouchy S., Marrocchi Y., Bouhifd A., Burnard P. (2016). Incorporation and diffusion of noble gases in grain boundaries. Goldschmidt 2016, Yokohama, 26 june – 1 july.

    • Bouhifd A. (2015). Expérimentation HP-HT: fenêtre dur le passé inaccessible de la Terre. Formation CNRS (FORSTERITE 2015), Bonascre - Ax-les-Thermes, 6 – 9 octobre 2015.
    • Bouhifd A., et al. (2015). Silicate melts and early Earth. 10th Silicate Melt Workshop, La Petite-Pierre, 13-17 October 2015.
    • Boujibar A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A. (2015). Cosmochemical Fractionation by Collisional Erosion During the Earth’s Accretion. Workshop on Early Solar System Impact Bombardment III, Houston, USA, February 2015.
    • Boujibar A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A. (2015). Redox State of the Terrestrial Planets, New Insights into Parental Links with Chondrites. Goldschmidt Conference, Praha, Czech Republic, August.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Andrault D. (2015). Effect of H2O on Metal-Silicate partitioning of Ni, Co, V, Cr, Mn and Fe: Implications for Earth and Mars. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, august 2015.
    • Clesi V., Bouhifd A., et al. (2015). Effect of H2O on Metal-Silicate Partitioning of Ni, Co, V, Cr, Mn and Fe: Implications for Earth and Mars. Goldschmidt conference, Prague.
    • Fabbrizio A., Bouhifd A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Laporte D. (2015). Argon solubility in H2O-CO2 bearing basaltic melts at upper mantle conditions. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, august 2015.
    • Fabbrizio A., Bouhifd A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Manthilake G., Laporte D. (2015). Argon solubility in H2O-CO2 bearing basaltic melts at upper mantle conditions. Goldschmidt 2015, Prague.

    • Bouhifd A. (2014). Comportement des volatils lors de la ségrégation du noyau terrestre. 9ème Forum de Technologie des Hautes Pressions, La Rochelle 13-16 octobre 2014. .
    • Bouhifd A. (2014). Comportement des volatils lors de la ségrégation du noyau terrestre. PNP Colloque quadriennal de bilan et prospective, Paris 1-3 octobre 2014. .
    • Bouhifd A. (2014). Comportement des volatils lors de la ségrégation du noyau terrestre. PNP Colloque quadriennal de bilan et prospective, Paris 1-3 octobre 2014. .
    • Bouhifd A., Andrault D., Pesce G., Petitgirard S., Rivard C. (2014). Potassium in the Earth’s Core: New Experiments in a Deep Magma Ocean. Goldschmidt Conference, Sacramento 8-13 Juin 2014, Abstract N° 246. .
    • Boujibar A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A. (2014). Early cosmochemical fractionation by collisional erosion during the Earth’s accretion. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco 15-19 décembre 2014. .
    • Boujibar A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A. (2014). Early cosmochemical fractionation through collisional erosion, a solution to the enstatite chondrite Earth model. Workshop “Accretion and Early Differentiation of the Terrestrial Planets", Nice.
    • Cartier C., Hammouda T., Boyet M., Bouhifd A., Devidal J.L. (2014). Redox control on Nb/Ta fractionation: new constrains on the Earth-Moon system. Goldschmidt Conference, Sacramento 8-13 Juin 2014, Abstract N° 350. .

    • Bouhifd A., Andrault D., Bolfan-Casanova N. (2013). Thermodynamics of Lower Mantle Minerals. in Goldschmidt. Florence. .
    • Cartier C., Hammouda T., Bouhifd A., Boyet M., Devidal J.L. (2013). Nb/Ta decoupling under low fO2. in Goldschmidt, Florence. .
    • Roskosz M., Dauphas N., Alp E., Sio C., Bi W., Tissot F., Hu M., Bouhifd A., Médard E. (2013). Pressure control on iron isotope variations in MORBs determined by nuclear resonant vibrational spectroscopy. in Abstract MR31A-2275 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 December (oral). .


    • Andrault D., Lo Nigro G., Bolfan-Casanova N., Bouhifd A., Garbarino G., Mezouar M. (2011). Melting properties of chondritic mantle to the core-mantle boundary: 11th Goldschmidt Conference, August 2011 Prague, Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 75 (3), page 438. .
    • Armytage R.M.G., Jephcoat A.P., Bouhifd A., Porcelli D. (2011). Metal-silicate partitioning of iodine at high pressures and temperatures: Implications for the Earth’s core: 11th Goldschmidt Conference, August 2011 Prague, Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 75 (3), page 453. .
    • Bouhifd A. (2011). “Quelques contraintes expérimentales sur la formation et la composition chimique du noyau terrestre”: CRPG - Nancy 17/06/2011 - Conférence invitée. .
    • Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2011). Composition chimique de la Terre : des météorites au manteau terrestre en passant par l’expérimentation à hautes pressions et températures: Auvergne Science Magazine, p. on line - Janvier 2011. .
    • Bouhifd A., Andrault D. (2011). Les premiers stades de la formation de la Terre déchiffrés par l'expérimentation à hautes pressions et températures: Auvergne Science Magazine, p. on line - Février 2011. .
    • Bouhifd A., Jephcoat A.P., Kelley S.P., Porcelli D. (2011). Noble gas partitioning at magma ocean conditions in the LHDAC and the Earth's He/Ne budget: Developments In Noble Gas Understanding and Expertise Workshop - 2nd Edition IPG Paris 12-13 August 2011. .
    • Bouhifd A., Whittington A., Richet P. (2011). Hydrous silicate melts: Heat capacity and expansivity above Tg: 9th Silicate Melt Woekshop. La Petite Pierre, 4-8 October 2011. .
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