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Publications since 2012:


1.    Escartín, J., Mével, C., Petersen, S., Bonnemains, D., Cannat, M., Andreani, M., Augustin, N., Bezos, A., Chavagnac, V., Choi, Y., Godard, M., Haaga, K., Hamelin, C., Ildefonse, B., Jamieson, J., John, B., Leleu, T., MacLeod, C. J., Massot-Campos, M., Nomikou, P., Olive, J. A., Paquet, M., Rommevaux, C., et al., 2017. Tectonic structure, evolution, and the nature of oceanic core complexes and their detachment fault zones (13°20′N and 13°30′N, Mid Atlantic Ridge), Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18, 1451–1482, doi:10.1002/2016GC006775.

2.    Früh-Green, G.L., Orcutt, B.N., Green, S.L., Cotterill, C., Morgan, S., Akizawa, N., Bayrakci, G., Behrmann, J.-H., Boschi, C., Brazelton, W.J., Cannat, M., Dunkel, K.G., Escartin, J., Harris, M., Herrero-Bervera, E., Hesse, K., John, B.E., Lang, S.Q., Lilley, M.D., Liu, H.-Q., Mayhew, L.E., McCaig, A.M., Ménez, B., et al., 2017. Atlantis Massif Serpentinization and Life. Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 357, 10.14379/iodp.proc.357.2017.

3.    Godard, G., 2017. The Discourse on the seashells in Champagne, written by Vignier to Peiresc (1635): An early text supporting the organic origin of fossils. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 16: 122-131.

4.    Godard, G., Guzzetta, G. and Frati, G., 2017. Manuscript on the Vesuvius eruption of 1631 by the Carthusian Dom Severo Tarfaglione. Analecta Cartusiana, 291, 16-66.

5.    Godard, G., Reynes, J., Bascou, J., Ménot, J.-P., Palmeri, R., 2017. First rocks sampled in Antarctica (1840): Insight into the landing area and the Terre Adélie craton. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, DOI information: 10.1016/j.crte.2016.12.001.

6.    Oleinikova, O.V., Shirokova, L.S., Gérard, E., Drozdova, O.Y., Lapitskiy, S.A., Bychkov, A.Y., Pokrovsky, O.S., 2017 Transformation of organo-ferric peat colloids by a heterotrophic bacterium, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 205: 313-330.

7.    Pisapia, C., Gérard, E., Gérard, M., Lecourt, L., Lang, S.Q., Pelletier, B., Payri, C.E., Monnin, C., Guentas, L., Postec, A., Quéméneur, M., Erauso, G., Ménez, B., 2017. Mineralizing filamentous bacteria from the Prony bay Hydrothermal Field open new perspectives for serpentinization-based deep ecosystems. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:57.

8.    Thaler, C., Millo, C., Ader, M., Chaduteau, C., Guyot, F., Ménez, B., 2017. Out of equilibrium d18O in bacterially mediated carbonates as a tracer of metabolic production of dissolved inorganic carbon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 199: 112–129.

9.    Trias, R., Ménez, B., le Campion, P., Zivanovic, Y., Lecourt, L., Lecoeuvre, A., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Uhl, J., Gíslason, S.R., Alfreðsson, H.A., Mesfin, K.G., Snæbjörnsdóttir, S.Ó., Aradóttir, E.S., Gunnarson, I., Matter, J., Stutte, M., Oelkers, E.H., Gérard, E., 2017. High reactivity of deep biota under anthropogenic CO2 injection into basalts. Nature Communications, en révision.

10.  Türke, W., Ménez, B., Bach, W., 2017. Comparing biosignatures from North Pond, Mid-Atlantic Ridge and the Louisville Seamounts, off New Zealand. PlosOne, en révision.


11.  Baumberger, T., Früh-Green, G.L., Dini, A., Boschi, C., van Zuilen, K., Thorseth, I.H., Pedersen, R.B., 2016. Constraints on the sedimentary input into the Loki's Castle hydrothermal system (AMOR) from B isotope data. Chemical Geology, 443: 111-120.

12.  Escartín, J., Leclerc, F., Olive, J.-A., Mével, C., Cannat, M., Petersen, S., Augustin, N., Feuillet, N., Deplus, C., Bézos, A., Bonnemains, D., Chavagnac, V., Choi, Y., Godard, M., Haaga, K.A., Hamelin, C., Ildefonse, B., Jamieson, J.W., John, B.E., Leleu, T., MacLeod, C.J., Massot-Campos, M., Nomikou, P., Paquet, M., Rommevaux-Jestin, C., et al., 2016. First direct observation of coseismic slip and seafloor rupture along a submarine normal fault and implications for fault slip history. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 450: 96-107.

13.  Henri, P.A., Rommevaux-Jestin, C., Lesongeur, F., Mumford, A., Emerson, D., Godfroy, A., Ménez, B., 2016. Structural iron (II) of basaltic glass as an energy source for Zetaproteobacteria in an abyssal plain environment, off the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:1518.

14.  Leleu, T., Chavagnac, V., Delacour, A., Noiriel, C., Ceuleneer, G., Aretz, M., Rommevaux, C., Ventalon, S., 2016. Travertines associated with hyperalkaline springs: evaluation as a proxy for paleoenvironmental conditions and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 86(11): 1328-1343.

15.  Martin, S., Godard, G., Laurenzi, M.A., Viganò, A., 2016. Pseudotachylytes of the Tonale nappe (Italian Alps): Petrogenesis, 40Ar-39Ar geochronology and tectonic implications. Italian Journal of Geosciences, 135: 217-235.

16.  Mavromatis, V., van Zuilen, K., Purgstaller, B., Baldermann, A., Nagler, T.F., Dietzel, M., 2016. Barium isotope fractionation during witherite (BaCO3) dissolution, precipitation and at equilibrium. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 190: 72-84.

17.  Mei, N., Postec, A., Monnin, C., Pelletier, B., Payri, C.E., Ménez, B., Frouin, E., Ollivier, B., Erauso, G., Quéméneur, M., 2016. Metagenomic and PCR-based diversity surveys of -hydrogenases combined with isolation of alkaliphilic hydrogen-producing bacteria from the serpentinite-hosted Prony hydrothermal field, New Caledonia. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7:1301.

18.  Moreira, D., Tavera, R., Benzerara, K., Skouri-Panet, F., Couradeau, E., Gérard, E., Loussert Fonta, C., Novelo, E., Zivanovic, Y., Lopez-Garcia, P., 2016. Description of Gloeomargarita lithophora gen. nov., sp. nov., a thylakoid-bearing basal-branching cyanobacterium with intracellular carbonates, and proposal for Gloeomargaritales ord. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67: 653-658.

19.  Perrier, F., Aupiais, J., Girault, F., Bouquerel, H., 2016a. Optimized measurement of radium-226 concentration in liquid samples with radon-222 emanation. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 157: 52-59.

20.  Perrier, F., Girault, F., Bouquerel, H., 2016b. Effective radium-226 concentration in rocks, soils, plants and bones. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 451.

21.  Perrier, F., Girault, F., Bouquerel, H., Bollinger, L., 2016c. Effective radium concentration in agricultural versus forest topsoils Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 160: 123-134.

22.  Sforna, M.C., Daye, M., Philippot, P., Somogyi, A., van Zuilen, M.A., Medjoubi, K., Gérard, E., Jamme, F., Dupraz, C., Braissant, O., Glunk, C., Visscher, P.T., 2016. Patterns of metal distribution in hypersaline microbialites during early diagenesis: Implications for the fossil record. Geobiology, 15: 259-279.

23.  van Zuilen, K., Muller, T., Nagler, T.F., Dietzel, M., Kusters, T., 2016a. Experimental determination of barium isotope fractionation during diffusion and adsorption processes at low temperatures. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 186: 226-241.

24.  van Zuilen, K., Nagler, T.F., Bullen, T.D., 2016b. Barium isotopic compositions of geological reference materials. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 40: 543-558.


25.  Adjerid, Z., Godard, G., Ouzegane, K., 2015. High-pressure whiteschists from the Ti-N-Eggoleh area (Central Hoggar, Algeria): A record of Pan-African oceanic subduction. Lithos, 226: 201-216.

26.  Bundeleva, I.A., Shirokova, L.S., Kompantseva, E.I., Bénézeth, P., Ménez, B., Marin, F., Pokrovsky, O.S., 2015. Experimental modeling of bacterially-induced Ca carbonate precipitation: new insights on possible mechanisms. In: Marin, F. et al. (Eds.), Biomineralization: From Fundamentals to Biomaterials & Environmental Issues - Key Engineering Materials, pp. 21-39.

27.  Callac, N., Rouxel, O., Lesongeur, F., Liorzou, C., Bollinger, C., Pignet, P., Cheron, S., Fouquet, Y., Rommevaux-Jestin, C., Godfroy, A., 2015. Biogeochemical insights into microbe-mineral-fluid interactions in hydrothermal chimneys using enrichment culture. Extremophiles, 19(3): 597-617.

28.  Carlut, J., Isambert, A., Bouquerel, H., Pecoits, E., Philippot, P., Vennin, E., Ader, M., Thomazo, C., Buoncristiani, J.-F., Baton, F., Muller, E., Deldicque, D., 2015. Low temperature magnetic properties of the Late Archean Boolgeeda iron formation (Hamersley Group, Western Australia): environmental implications. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 3:18.

29.  Castelli, D., Godard, G., Medaris, L.G.J., Hirajima, T., 2015. High- and ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism from microscopic to orogenic scale. Lithos, 226: 1-3.

30.  Doukkari, S., Ouzegane, K., Godard, G., Diener, J.F.A., Kienast, J.-R., Liégeois, J.P., Arab, A., Drareni, A., 2015. Prograde and retrograde evolution of eclogite from Adrar Izzilatène (Egéré-Aleksod terrane, Hoggar, Algeria) determined from chemical zoning and pseudosections, with geodynamic implications. Lithos, 226: 217-232.

31.  Pecoits, E., Smith, M.L., Catling, D.C., Philippot, P., Kappler, A., Konhauser, K.O., 2015. Atmospheric hydrogen peroxide and Eoarchean iron formations. Geobiology, 13(1): 1-14.

32.  Postec, A., Quéméneur, M., Bes, M., Mei, N., Ben Aissa, F., Payri, C.E., Pelletier, B., Monnin, C., Guentas-Dombrowsky, L., Ollivier, B., Gérard, E., Pisapia, C., Gérard, M., Ménez, B., Erauso, G., 2015. Microbial diversity in a submarine carbonate edifice from the serpentinized hydrothermal system of the Prony Bay (New Caledonia) over 6-year period. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:857.

33.  Somogyi, A., Medjoubi, K., Baranton, G., Le Roux, V., Ribbens, M., Polack, F., Philippot, P., Samama, J.-P., 2015. Optical design and multi-length-scale scanning spectro-microscopy possibilities at the Nanoscopium beamline of Synchrotron Soleil. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 22(4): 1118-1129.

34.  Teitler, Y., Philippot, P., Gérard, M., Le Hir, G., Fluteau, F., Ader, M., 2015. Ubiquitous occurrence of basaltic-derived paleosols in the Late Archean Fortescue Group, Western Australia. Precambrian Research, 267: 1-27.

35.  Tumiati, S., Godard, G., Martin, S., Malaspina, N., Poli, S., 2015. Ultra-oxidized rocks in subduction mélanges? Decoupling between oxygen fugacity and oxygen availability in a Mn-rich metasomatic environment. Lithos, 226: 116-130.


36.  Benzerara, K., Couradeau, E., Gérard, E., Tavera, R., Lopez-Archilla, A.I., Moreira, D., Lopez-Garcia, P., 2014. Geomicrobiological study of modern microbialites from Mexico: towards a better understanding of the ancient fossil record. BIO Web of Conferences, 2: 02002.

37.  Bundeleva, I.A., Ménez, B., Augé, T., Bodénan, F., Recham, N., Guyot, F., 2014a. Effect of cyanobacteria Synechococcus PCC 7942 on carbonation kinetics of olivine at 20°C. Minerals Engineering, 59: 2-11.

38.  Bundeleva, I.A., Shirokova, L.S., Pokrovsky, O.S., Bénézeth, P., Ménez, B., Gérard, E., Balor, S., 2014b. Experimental modeling of calcium carbonate precipitation by cyanobacterium Gloeocapsa sp. Chemical Geology, 374–375: 44-60.

39.  Doukkari, S., Ouzegane, K., Arab, A., Kiénast, J.R., Godard, G., Drareni, A., Zetoutou, S., Liégeois, J.P., 2014. Phase relationships and P-T path in NCFMASHTO system of the eclogite from the Tighsi area (Egere terrane, Central Hoggar, Algeria). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 99: 276-286.

40.  Emmel, B., Kumar, R., Jacobs, J., Ueda, K., van Zuilen, M.A., Matola, R., 2014. The low-temperature thermochronological record of sedimentary rocks from the central Rovuma Basin (N Mozambique) - Constraints on provenance and thermal history. Gondwana Research, 25: 1216-1229.

41.  François, C., Philippot, P., Rey, P., Rubatto, D., 2014. Burial and exhumation during Archean sagduction in the East Pilbara Granite-Greenstone Terrane. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 396: 235-251.

42.  Gíslason, S.R., Broecker, W.S., Gunnlaugsson, E., Snæbjörnsdóttir, S.Ó., Mesfin, K.G., Alfreðsson, H.A., Aradóttir, E.S., Sigfusson, B., Gunnarson, I., Stutte, M., Matter, J., Arnarson, M.T., Galeczka, I.M., Gudbrandsson, S., Stockman, G., Wolff-Boenisch, D., Stefansson, A., Ragnheidardottir, E., Flaathen, T., Gysi, A.P., Olssen, J., Didriksen, K., Stipp, S., Ménez, B., Oelkers, E.H., 2014. Rapid solubility and mineral storage of CO2 in basalt. Energy Procedia, 63: 4561-4574.

43.  Godard, G., Chabou, C.M., Adjerid, Z., Bendaoud, A., 2014. First African diamonds discovered in Algeria by the ancient Arabo-Berbers: History and insight into the source rocks. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 346(7-8): 179-189.

44.  Hardisty, D.S., Lu, Z., Planavsky, N.J., Bekker, A., Philippot, P., Zhou, X., Lyons, T.W., 2014. An iodine record of Paleoproterozoic surface ocean oxygenation. Geology, 42 (7): 619-622.

45.  Le Hir, G., Teitler, Y., Fluteau, F., Donnadieu, Y., Philippot, P., 2014. The faint young Sun problem revisited with a 3-D climate–carbon model - Part 1. Clim. Past, 10(2): 697-713.

46.  Lepland, A., Joosu, L., Kirsimae, K., Prave, A.R., Romashkin, A., Crne, A.E., Martin, A.P., Fallick, A.E., Somelar, P., Upraus, K., Mand, K., Roberts, N.M.W., van Zuilen, M.A., Wirth, R., Schreiber, A., 2014. Potential influence of sulphur bacteria on Palaeoproterozoic phosphogenesis. Nature Geoscience, 7: 20-24.

47.  Lepot, K., Compère, P., Gérard, E., Namsaraev, Z., Verleyen, E., Tavernier, I., Hodgson, D.A., Vyverman, W., Gilbert, B., Wilmotte, A., Javaux, E.J., 2014. Organic and mineral imprints in fossil photosynthetic mats of an East Antarctic lake. Geobiology, 12: 424–450.

48.  Monnin, C., Chavagnac, V., Boulart, C., Ménez, B., Gérard, M., Gérard, E., Pisapia, C., Quéméneur, M., Erauso, G., Postec, A., Guentas-Dombrowsky, L., Payri, C., Pelletier, B., 2014. Fluid chemistry of the low temperature hyperalkaline hydrothermal system of Prony Bay (New Caledonia). Biogeosciences, 11(20): 5687–5706.

49.  Poncet, D., Bichot, F., Bouton, P., Branger, P., Camuzard, J.-P., Godard, G., Moisdon-Pouvreau, P., Tézière, S., and Vosges, J. (2014) L'Homme et la pierre en Deux-Sèvres. Des origines à nos jours. 243 p. Editions patrimoines médias, Niort.

50.  Quéméneur, M., Bes, M., Postec, A., Mei, N., Hamelin, J., Monnin, C., Chavagnac, V., Payri, C.E., Pelletier, B., Guentas-Dombrowsky, L., Gérard, M., Pisapia, C., Gérard, E., Ménez, B., Ollivier, B., Erauso, G., 2014. Spatial distribution of microbial communities in the shallow submarine alkaline hydrothermal field of the Prony Bay, New Caledonia. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 6(6): 665-674.

51.  Sforna, M.C., Philippot, P., Somogyi, A., van Zuilen, M.A., Medjoubi, K., Schoepp-Cothenet, B., Nitschke, W., Visscher, P.T., 2014a. Evidence for arsenic metabolism and cycling by microorganisms 2.7 billion years ago. Nature Geoscience, 7: 811-815.

52.  Sforna, M.C., van Zuilen, M.A., Philippot, P., 2014b. Structural characterization by Raman hyperspectral mapping of organic carbon in the 3.46 billion-year-old Apex chert, Western Australia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 124: 18-33.

53.  Teitler, Y., Le Hir, G., Fluteau, F., Philippot, P., Donnadieu, Y., 2014. Investigating the Paleoproterozoic glaciations with 3-D climate modeling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 395: 71-80.

54.  van Zuilen, M.A., Philippot, P., Whitehouse, M.J., Lepland, A., 2014. Sulfur isotope mass-independent fractionation in impact deposits of the 3.2 billion-yeqr-old Mapepe Formation, Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 142: 429-441.


55.  Adjerid, Z., Godard, G., Ouzegane, K., Kienast, J.R., 2013. Multistage progressive evolution of unusual osumilite-bearing assemblages preserved in ultrahigh-temperature granulites from In Ouzzal (Hoggar, Algeria). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31: 505-524.

56.  Baghdadi, B., Godard, G., Jambon, A., 2013. Evolution of the angrite parent body: Implications of metamorphic coronas in NWA 3164 angrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48(10): 1873-1893.

57.  Bouton, P., Roy, C., Viaud, J.-M., Godard, G., 2013. Curiosités géologiques du littoral vendéen. Guides géologiques régionaux. B.R.G.M., Orléans, 121 p. pp.

58.  Callac, N., Rommevaux-Jestin, C., Rouxel, O., Lesongeur, F., Liorzou, C., Bollinger, C., Ferrant, A., Godfroy, A., 2013. Microbial colonization of basaltic glasses in hydrothermal organic-rich sediments at Guaymas Basin. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4:250.

59.  Couradeau, E., Benzerara, K., Gérard, E., Estève, I., Moreira, D., Tavera, R., López-García, P., 2013. Cyanobacterial calcification in modern microbialites at the submicrometer scale. Biogeosciences, 10(8): 5255-5266.

60.  Dupraz, S., Fabbri, A., Joulian, C., Dictor, M.-C., Battaglia-Brunet, F., Ménez, B., Crouzet, C., Henry, B., Garrido, F., 2013. Impact of CO2 concentration on autotrophic metabolisms and carbon fate in saline aquifers – A case study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 119: 61-76.

61.  Gérard, E., Ménez, B., Couradeau, E., Moreira, D., Benzerara, K., Tavera, R., Lopez-Garcia, P., 2013. Specific carbonate-microbe interactions in modern microbialites of Lake Alchichica (Mexico). ISME Journal, 7: 1997-2009.

62.  Godard, G., Palmeri, R., 2013. High-pressure metamorphism in Antarctica from Proterozoic to Cenozoic: a review and some geodynamic consequences. Gondwana Research, 23: 844-864.

63.  Ivarsson, M., Broman, C., Sturkell, E., Ormö, J., Siljeström, S., van Zuilen, M.A., Bengtson, S., 2013. Fungal colonization of an Ordovician impact-induced hydrothermal system. Scientific Reports, 3: nr.3487.

64.  Marty, B., Zimmermann, L., Pujol, M., Burgess, R., Philippot, P., 2013. Nitrogen isotopic composition and density of the Archean atmosphere. Science, 342(6154): 101-104.

65.  Pasini, V., Brunelli, D., Dumas, P., Sandt, C., Frederick, J., Benzerara, K., Bernard, S., Ménez, B., 2013. Low temperature hydrothermal oil and associated biological precursors in serpentinites from Mid-Ocean Ridge. Lithos, 178: 84-95.

66.  Pujol, M., Burgess, R., Turner, G., Philippot, P., 2013. Argon isotopic composition of Archaean atmosphere probes early Earth geodynamics. Nature, 498(7452): 87-90.

67.  Sauter, D., Cannat, M., Roumejon, S., Andreani, M., Birot, D., Bronner, A., Brunelli, D., Carlut, J., Delacour, A., Guyader, V., MacLeod, C.J., Manatschal, G., Mendel, V., Ménez, B., Pasini, V., Ruellan, E., Searle, R., 2013. Continuous exhumation of mantle-derived rocks at the Southwest Indian Ridge for 11 million years. Nature Geoscience, 6: 314-320.

68.  Shirokova, L.S., Mavromatis, V., Bundeleva, I.A., Pokrovsky, O.S., Bénézeth, P., Gérard, E., Pearce, C.R., Oelkers, E.H., 2013. Using Mg isotopes to trace cyanobacterially mediated magnesium carbonate precipitation in alkaline lakes. Aquatic Geochemistry, 19(1): 1-24.

69.  Smith, D.C., Godard, G., 2013. A Raman spectroscopic study of diamond and disordered sp3-carbon in the coesite-bearing Straumen Eclogite Pod, Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31: 19-33.


70.   Adjerid, Z., Ouzegane, K., Godard, G., Bitam-Derridj, A., Kiénast, J.R., 2012. Le Sérouènout: un fragment de lithosphère océanique subducté à haute pression, exhumé puis granulitisé à haute temperature. Bulletin du Service géologique national , 23(3), 199-217.

71.  Alphandéry, E., Guyot, F., Chebbi, I., 2012a. Preparation of chains of magnetosomes, isolated from Magnetospirillum magneticum strain AMB-1 magnetotactic bacteria, yielding efficient treatment of tumors using magnetic hyperthermia. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 434(1-2):444-452.

72.  Alphandéry, E., Amor, M., Guyot, F., Chebbi, I., 2012b The effect of iron-chelating agents on Magnetospirillum magneticum strain AMB-1: stimulated growth and magnetosome production and improved magnetosome heating properties. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology, 96(3):663-70.

73.  Bonfils, B., Julcour-Lebigue, C., Guyot, G., Bodénan, F., Chiquet, P., Bourgeois, F., 2012. Comprehensive analysis of direct aqueous mineral carbonation using dissolution enhancing organic additives. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 9: 334-346.

74.  Boulard, E., Guyot, F., Fiquet, G., 2012a. The influence on Fe content on Raman spectra and unit cell parameters of magnesite-siderite solid solutions. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39(3): 239-246.

75.  Boulard, E., Menguy, N., Auzende, A. L., Benzerara, K., Bureau, H., Antonangeli, D., Corgne, A., Morard, G., Siebert, J., Perrillat, J. P., Guyot, F., Fiquet, G., 2012b. Experimental investigation of the stability of Fe-rich carbonates in the lower mantle. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 117: B02208.

76.  Couradeau, E., Benzerara, K., Gérard, E., Moreira, D., Bernard, S., Brown, G. E. Jr, López-García, P., 2012. An early-branching microbialite cyanobacterium forms intracellular carbonates. Science, 336 (6080): 459-462.

77.  Godard, G., Palmeri, R., 2012. High-pressure metamorphism in Antarctica from Proterozoic to Cenozoic: a review and some geodynamic consequences. Gondwana Research, 23: 844-864.

78.  Javaux, E.J., Lepot, K., van Zuilen, M., Melezhik, V.A., Medvedev, P.V., 2012. Chapter 7.8.2 Palaeoproterozoic Microfossils. Part 7.8. Traces of Life. In: Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenation. Eds. V. Melezhik, A,. Prave, A., Fallick, L., Kump, E., Hanski, H., Strauss, A., Lepland. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Vol 3 (Global Events and the Fennoscandian Arctic Russia - Drilling Early Earth Project): 1352-1371.

79.  Medjoubi, K., Leclercq, N. Langlois, F., Buteau, A., Lé, S., Poirier, S., Mercère, P., Sforna, M.C., Kewish, C.M., Somogyi, A., 2013. Development of fast, simultaneous and multi-technique scanning hard X-ray microscopy at Synchrotron Soleil. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 20: 293-299

80.  Ménez, B., Pasini, V., Brunelli, D., 2012. Life in the hydrated suboceanic mantle. Nature Geoscience, 5 (2): 133-137.

81.  Millo, C., Dupraz, S., Ader, M., Guyot, F., Thaler, C., Foy, E., Ménez, B., 2012a. Carbon isotope fractionation during calcium carbonate precipitation induced by ureolytic bacteria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 98: 107-124.

82.  Millo, C., Ader, M., Dupraz, S., Guyot, F., Thaler, C., Foy, E., Ménez, B., 2012b. Carbon isotope fractionation during calcium carbonate precipitation induced by urease–catalyzed hydrolysis of urea. Chemical Geology 330-331: 39-50.

83.  Palmeri, R., Sandroni, S., Godard, G., Ricci, C.A., 2012. Boninite-derived amphibolites from the Lanterman-Mariner suture (northern Victoria Land, Antarctica): New geochemical and petrological data. Lithos: 140-141, 200-223.

84.  Philippot, P., van Zuilen, M., Rollion-bard, C., 2012. Isotopic evidence for massive sulphate aerosol production in the early Earth atmosphere. Nature Geoscience, 5:668-674.

85.  Qu, Y., Črne, A.E., Lepland, A. van Zuilen, M.A., 2012. Methanotrophy in a Paleoproterozoic oil field ecosystem, Zaonega Formation, Karelia, Russia. Geobiology, 10: 467–478.

86.  Schoepp-Cothenet, B., van Lis, R., Philippot, P., Magalon, A., Russell, M., J., Nitschke, W., 2012. The ineluctable requirement for Mo and/or W in the origin of life. Scientific Reports, 2: 263.

87.  Shirokova, L.S., Bénézeth, P., Pokrovsky, O.S., Gérard, E., Ménez, B., Alfredsson, H., 2012. Effect of the heterotrophic bacterium Pseudomonas reactans on olivine dissolution kinetics and implications for CO2 storage in basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 80: 30-50.

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