• Studies of various groups of microfossils, particularly foraminifera and ostracods, and dating of sedimentary series from Paleozoic to Recent.

  • Preparation of samples for analysis and studies (Washing of subsurface samples and well samples; preparation of thin sections,…)

  • Identification, sorting of foraminifera or other microfossils, and quantitative analysis by counting techniques;

  • Analysis of microfacies in terms of stratigraphic ages and dating of sedimentary formations

  • Paleoenvironmental interpretations and deposition environments


  • Sample preparation equipments: Washing samples and thin sections preparation
  • Observation equipments: many microscopes and cameras