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Géochimie des enveloppes externes


Peer reviewed papers (2012-2018)



  • Bajnai D, Fiebig J, Tomasovych A, Milner Garcia S, Rollion-Bard C, Raddatz J, Löffler N, Primo-Ramos C & Brand U (2018) Assessing kinetic fractionation in brachiopod calcite using clumped isotopes. Scientific Reports, 8, 533, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-17353-7
  • Balan E, Noireaux J, Mavromatis V, Saldi GD, Montouillout V, Blanchard M, Pietrucci F, Gervais C, Rustad JR, Schott J & Gaillardet J (2018) Theoretical isotopic fractionation between structural boron in carbonates and aqueous boric acid and borate ion. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 222, 117-129. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.10.017
  • Charbonnier Q., Moynier F., Bouchez J. (2018) Barium isotope cosmochemistry and geochemistry, Science Bull. DOI:j.scib.2018.01.018



  • Balan E, Aufort J, Pouillé S, Dabos M, Blanchard M, Lazzeri M, Rollion-Bard, C, & Blamart D (2017) Infrared spectroscopic study of sulfate-bearing calcite from deep-sea bamboo coral. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 1-12
  • Bouchez, J., Moquet, J.-S., Espinoza, J.C., Martinez, J.-M., Guyot, J.-L., Lagane, C., Filizola, N., Noriega, L., Hidalgo Sanchez, L., Pombosa, R. (2017). River Mixing in the Amazon as a Driver of Concentration-Discharge Relationships. Water Resources Research, 53, 8660–8685.
  • Briand C., Sebilo M., Louvat P., Chesnot T., Vaury V., Schneider M., Ribstein P., Plagnes V. (2017) Legacy of contaminant N sources to the NO3- signature in rivers: a combined isotopic (δ15N-NO3-, δ18O-NO3-, δ11B) and microbiological investigation. Scientific Reports, 7, 4170.
  • Busigny V, Marin-Carbonne J, Muller E, Cartigny P, Rollion-Bard, C, Assayag N, & Philippot P (2017) Iron and sulfur isotope constraints on redox conditions associated with the 3.2 Ga barite deposits of the Mapepe Formation (Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 210, 247-266.
  • Dellinger M., Bouchez J., Gaillardet J., Faure L. and Moureau J. (2017) Tracing weathering regimes using the lithium isotope composition of detrital sediments, Geology 45:411-414.
  • Floury, P., Gaillardet, J., Gayer, E., Bouchez, J., Tallec, G., Ansart, P., ... & Roubaty, J. L. (2017). The potamochemical symphony: new progress in the high-frequency acquisition of stream chemical data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21(12), 6153.
  • Giunta T., Devauchelle O., Ader M. Locke R., Louvat P., Bonifacie M., Métivier F., & Agrinier P. (2017). The gravitas of gravitational isotope fractionation revealed in an isolated aquifer. Geochemical Perspective Letters, 4, 53-58. DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.1736
  • Guinoiseau D., Gélabert A., Allard T., Louvat P., Moreira-Turq P., Benedetti M. (2017). Zinc and copper behaviour at the soil-river interface: New insights by Zn and Cu isotopes in the organic-rich Rio Negro basin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 213, 178-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.06.030
  • Hajj, F., Poszwa, A., Bouchez, J., & Guérold, F. (2017). Radiogenic and “stable” strontium isotopes in provenance studies: A review and first results on archaeological wood from shipwrecks. Journal of Archaeological Science, 86, 24-49.
  • Le Gall, A., Leyrat C., Janssen M.A., Choblet G., Tobie G., Bourgeois O., Sotin C., and Lucas A. (2017) The warm subsurface of Enceladus' South Polar Terrain Thermal anomalies reveal deformations of a thin ice shell at Enceladus' South Pole. Nature Astronomy, DOI: 10.1038/s41550-017-0063
  • Le Gall, A., Leyrat C., Janssen M. A., Choblet G., Tobie G., Bourgeois O., Lucas A, Sotin C., Howett C., Kirk R., et al. (2017) Thermally anomalous features in the subsurface of Enceladus’s south polar terrain. Nature Astronomy, 1, p.0063
  • Linge KL, Bédard L P, Bugoi R, Enzweiler J, Jochum KP, Kilian R, ... & Morales L F (2017). GGR biennial critical review: analytical developments since 2014. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41(4), 493-562.
  • Muller É, Philippot P, Rollion-Bard, C, Cartigny P, Assayag N, Marin-Carbonne J, Mohan R, Sarma S (2017) Primary sulfur isotope signatures preserved in high-grade Archean barite deposits of the Sargur Group, Dharwar Craton, India. Precambrian Research 295, 38-47.
  • Rollion-Bard C., Cuif J-P, Blamart D (2017) Optical observations and geochemical data in Deep-Sea Hexa- and Octo-Coralla specimens. Minerals, 7, 154-175.
  • Tatzel, M., Blanckenburg, F., Oelze, M., Bouchez, J., & Hippler, D. (2017). Late Neoproterozoic seawater oxygenation by siliceous sponges. Nature communications, 8(1), 621.
  • Tissandier L & Rollion-Bard, C (2017) Influence of glass composition on SIMS instrumental mass fractionation for Si and Ca isotopic analyses. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 31, 351-361
  • Tachikawa K., Arsouze T., Bayon G.; Bory A., Colin Ch., Dutay J.C., Frank N., Giraud X., Gourlan A. T., Jeandel C.; Lacan F., Meynadier L., Montagna P., Piotrowski A. M., Plancherel Y., Pucéat E., Roy-Barman M, Waelbroeck C. (2017) The large-scale evolution of neodymium isotopic composition in the global modern and Holocene ocean revealed from seawater and archive data, Chemical Geology DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.03.018
  • Uhlig, D., Schuessler, J. A., Bouchez, J., Dixon, J. L., & von Blanckenburg, F. (2017). Quantifying nutrient uptake as driver of rock weathering in forest ecosystems by magnesium stable isotopes. Biogeosciences, 14(12), 3111.


  • Amor M., Busigny V., Louvat P., Gélabert A., Cartigny P., Durand-Dubief M., Ona-Nguema G., Alphandéry A., Chebbi I., Guyot F. (2016). Mass dependent and –independent signature of Fe isotopes in magnetotactic bacteria. Science, 352, 705-708.
  • Balan, E., Pietrucci, F., Gervais, C., Blanchard, M., Schott, J., & Gaillardet, J. (2016). First-principles study of boron speciation in calcite and aragonite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 193, 119-131.
  • Bonnefoy, Léa E., Hayes Alexander G., Hayne Paul O., Malaska Michael J., Le Gall Alice, Solomonidou Anezina, and Lucas A. (2016) Compositional and spatial variations in Titan dune and interdune regions from Cassini VIMS and RADAR. Icarus, 270, 222 - 237.
  • McDonald, George D., Hayes Alexander G., Ewing Ryan C., Lora Juan M., Newman Claire E., Tokano Tetsuya, Lucas Antoine, Soto Alejandro, and Chen Gang (2016) Variations in Titan’s dune orientations as a result of orbital forcing. Icarus, 270, 197 - 210.
  • Bonnot C., Gélabert A., Louvat P., Morin G., Proux, Benedetti M. (2016) Trace metals dynamics under contrasted land uses: contribution of statistical, isotopic and EXAFS approaches. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-6901-0
  • Engel, J. M., Ma, L., Sak, P. B., Gaillardet, J., Ren, M., Engle, M., & Brantley, S. L. (2016). Quantifying chemical weathering rates along a precipitation gradient on Basse-Terre Island, French Guadeloupe: new insight from U-series isotopes in weathering rinds. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
  • Ferrari, C., and Lucas A. (2016) Low Thermal Inertias of Icy Planetary Surfaces Evidence for amorphous ice? Astronomy & Astrophysics, A133, 14.
  • Guinoiseau D., Bouchez J., Gélabert A., Louvat P., Filizola N. and Benedetti M.F. (2016) The geochemical filter of large river confluences, Chemical Geology. 441:191-203.
  • Guinoiseau D., Gélabert A., Moureau J., Louvat P., Benedetti M. F. (2016) Zn isotope fractionation during sorption onto kaolinite. Environ. Sci. Tech., 50, 1844-1852
  • Henchiri, S., Gaillardet, J., Dellinger, M., Bouchez, J., & Spencer, R. G. (2016). Riverine dissolved lithium isotopic signatures in low‐relief central Africa and their link to weathering regimes. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(9), 4391-4399.
  • Joussain R., Ch. Colin, Z. Liu, L. Meynadier, L. Fournier, K. Fauquembergue, S. Zaragosi, F. Schmidt, V. Rojas, F. Bassinot  (2016) Climatic control of sediment transport from the Himalayas to the proximal NE Bengal Fan during the last glacial-interglacial cycle, Quaternary Science Reviews 148, 1-16
  • Le Houedec S., L. Meynadier, C. J. Allègre (2016) Seawater Nd isotope variation in the Western Pacific Ocean since 80 Ma (ODP 807, Ontong Java Plateau) Marine Geology 380, 138–147
  • Lloret, E., C. Dessert, H. L. Buss, C Chaduteau, S Huon, P. Alberic and M. F. Benedetti (2016) Sources of dissolved organic carbon in small volcanic mountainous tropical rivers, examples from Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Geoderma 282 : 129-138.
  • Louvat P., Bonifacie M., Giunta T., Michel A., Coleman M. (2016) Determination of bromine stable isotope ratios from saline solutions by « wet plasma » MC-ICPMS including a comparison between high- and low-resolution modes, and three introduction systems. Analytical Chemistry, 88, 3891-3898.
  • Muller E, Philippot P, Rollion-Bard, C and Cartigny P (2016) Multiple sulfur-isotope signatures in Archean sulaftes and their implications for the chemistry and dynamics of the early atmosphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113:7432-7437.
  • Rollion-Bard, C, Saulnier S, Vigier N, Schumacher A, Chaussidon M and Lécuyer C (2016) Variability in magnesium, carbon and oxygen isotope compositions of brachiopod shells: Implications for paleoceanographic studies. Chemical Geology, 423:49-60.
  • Sullivan, P. L., Ma, L., West, N., Jin, L., Karwan, D. L., Noireaux, J., Gaillardet J. ... & Derry, L. A. (2016). CZ-tope at Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO: Synthesizing multiple isotope proxies to elucidate Critical Zone processes across timescales in a temperate forested landscape. Chemical Geology, 445, 103-119.
  • Torres M.A., West A.J., Clark K.E., Paris G., Bouchez J., Ponton C., Feakins S.J., Galy V. and Adkins J.F. (2016) The acid and alkalinity budgets of weathering in the Andes-Amazon system: insights into the erosional controls of global biogeochemical cycles, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 450:381-391.
  • Valet J.-P., Meynadier L., Simon Q. , Thouveny N. (2016) When and why sediments fail to record the geomagnetic field during polarity reversals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 453 96-107
  • Yuan, W., Chen, J. B., Birck, J. L., Yin, Z. Y., Yuan, S. L., Cai, H. M., ... & Wang, Z. H. (2016). Precise analysis of Gallium isotopic composition by MC-ICP-MS. Analytical Chemistry, 88(19), 9606-9613.


  • Agangi A, Hofmann A, C. Rollion-Bard, Marin-Carbonne J, Cavalazzi B, Large R, and Meffre S (2015) Gold accumulation in the Archaean Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa - Evidence from concentrically laminated pyrite. Earth-Science Reviews, 140:27-53.
  • Behrens, R., J. Bouchez, J. A. Schuessler, S. Dultz, T. Hewawasam and F. von Blanckenburg (2015) Mineralogical transformations set slow weathering rates in low-porosity metamorphic bedrock on mountain slopes in a tropical climate. Chemical Geology 411: 283-298.
  • Breton, T., Quitté, G., Toplis, M. J., Monnereau, M., Birck, J. L., Göpel, C., & Charles, C. (2015). Tafassasset: Evidence of early incipient differentiation on a metal-rich chondritic parent body. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 425, 193-203.
  • Carretier, S., V. Regard, R. Vassallo, G. Aguilar, J. Martinod, R. Riquelme, F. Christophoul, R. Charrier, E. Gayer, M. Farias, L. Audin and C. Lagane (2015) Differences in 10Be concentrations between river sand, gravel and pebbles along the western side of the central Andes. Quaternary Geochronology 27: 33-51.
  • Carretier, S., V. Regard, R. Vassallo, J. Martinod, F. Christophoul, E. Gayer, L. Audin and C. Lagane (2015) A note on 10Be-derived mean erosion rates in catchments with heterogeneous lithology: examples from the western Central Andes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40(13): 1719-1729.
  • Cicconi, M. R., D. R. Neuville, I. Tannou, F. Baudelet, P. Floury, E. Paris and G. Giuli (2015) Competition between two redox states in silicate melts: An in-situ experiment at the Fe K-edge and Eu L-3-edge. American Mineralogist 100(4): 1013-1016.
  • Charnay, Benjamin, Barth Erika, Rafkin Scot, Narteau Clément, Lebonnois Sébastien, Rodriguez Sébastien, Pont Sylvain Courrech du, and Lucas Antoine (2015) Methane storms as a driver of Titan’s dune orientation. Nature Geoscience, 8, 362.
  • Clergue, C., M. Dellinger, H. L. Buss, J. Gaillardet, M. F. Benedetti and C. Dessert (2015) Influence of atmospheric deposits and secondary minerals on Li isotopes budget in a highly weathered catchment, Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles). Chemical Geology 414: 28-41.
  • Cogez, A., L. Meynadier, C. Allègre, D. Limmois, F. Herman and J. Gaillardet (2015) Constraints on the role of tectonic and climate on erosion revealed by two time series analysis of marine cores around New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 410: 174-185.
  • Cusack, M., N. A. Kamenos, Rollion-Bard C. and G. Tricot (2015) Red coralline algae assessed as marine pH proxies using 11B MAS NMR. Scientific Reports 5:8175, doi:10.1038/srep08175
  • Dellinger M., Bouchez J., Gaillardet J. & Faure L. (2015) Testing the steady state assumption for the Earth's surface denudation using Li isotopes in the Amazon basin. 11th Applied Isotope Geochemistery Conference Aig-11 13: 162-168.
  • Dellinger M., Gaillardet J., Bouchez J., Calmels D., Louvat P., Dosseto A., Gorge C., Alanoca L. and Maurice L. (2015) Riverine Li isotope fractionation in the Amazon River basin controlled by the weathering regimes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 164: 71-93.
  • Dessert, C., E. Lajeunesse, E. Lloret, C. Clergue, O. Crispi, C. Gorge and X. Quidelleur (2015) Controls on chemical weathering on a mountainous volcanic tropical island: Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 171: 216-237.
  • Göpel, C., Birck, J. L., Galy, A., Barrat, J. A., & Zanda, B. (2015). Mn–Cr systematics in primitive meteorites: Insights from mineral separation and partial dissolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 156, 1-24.
  • Gourgiotis, A., G. Manhes, P. Louvat, J. Moureau and J. Gaillardet (2015) Transient signal isotope analysis using multicollection of ion beams with Faraday cups equipped with 1012 Omega and 1011 Omega feedback resistors. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 30(7): 1582-1589.
  • Gourgiotis, A., G. Manhes, P. Louvat, J. Moureau and J. Gaillardet (2015) Transient signal isotope analysis: validation of the method for isotope signal synchronization with the determination of amplifier first-order time constants. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29(18): 1617-1622.
  • Hilton, R. G., Galy V., Gaillardet J., Dellinger M., Bryant C., O'Regan M., Grocke D. R., Coxall H., Bouchez J. and Calmels D. (2015) Erosion of organic carbon in the Arctic as a geological carbon dioxide sink. Nature 524(7563): 84-87.
  • Kite, Edwin S., Howard Alan D., Lucas A., and Lewis Kevin W (2015) Resolving the era of river-forming climates on Mars using stratigraphic logs of river-deposit dimensions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 420, 55 - 65.
  • Li L., Bonifacie M., Aubaud C., Crispi O., Dessert C. and Agrinier P. (2015) Chlorine isotopes of thermal springs in arc volcanoes for tracing shallow magmatic activity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 413: 101-110.
  • Lucas, A., Narteau C., Rodriguez S., Rozier O., Callot Y., Garcia A., and S. Pont Courrech du (2015) Sediment flux from the morphodynamics of elongating linear dunes. Geology, 43(11):1027.
  • Mavromatis, V., Montouillout V., Noireaux J., Gaillardet J. and Schott J. (2015) Characterization of boron incorporation and speciation in calcite and aragonite from co-precipitation experiments under controlled pH, temperature and precipitation rate. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 150: 299-313.
  • Michel, A., J. Noireaux and M. Tharaud (2015) Determination of Boron Concentration in Geochemical Reference Materials Extracted by Pyrohydrolysis and Measured by ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 39(4): 489-495.
  • Noireaux, J., V. Mavromatis, J. Gaillardet, J. Schott, V. Montouillout, P. Louvat, C. Rollion-Bard and D. R. Neuville (2015). Crystallographic control on the boron isotope paleo-pH proxy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 430: 398-407.
  • Oelze M., von Blanckenburg F., Bouchez J., Hoellen D. and Dietzel M.: The effect of Al on Si isotope fractionation investigated by silica precipitation experiments, Chemical Geology 397:94-105, 2015. 

  • Pearce, C. R., I. J. Parkinson, J. Gaillardet, B. L. A. Charlier, F. Mokadem and K. W. Burton (2015) Reassessing the stable (δ88/86Sr) and radiogenic (87Sr/86Sr) strontium isotopic composition of marine inputs. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 157: 125-146.
  • Pearce, C. R., Parkinson, I. J., Gaillardet, J., Chetelat, B., & Burton, K. W. (2015). Characterising the stable (δ88/86Sr) and radiogenic (87Sr/86Sr) isotopic composition of strontium in rainwater. Chemical Geology, 409, 54-60
  • Rollion-Bard, C. and D. Blamart (2015) Possible controls on Li, Na, and Mg incorporation into aragonite coral skeletons. Chemical Geology 396: 98-111.
  • Vigier N, Rollion-Bard, C, Levenson Y and Erez J (2015) Lithium isotopes in foraminifera shells as a novel proxy for the ocean dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC). Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 347:43-51.
  • von Blanckenburg F., Bouchez J., Ibarra D.E. and Maher K. (2015) Stable runoff and weathering fluxes into the oceans over Quaternary climate cycles, Nature Geosciences, 8, 538-542.
  • Wittmann, H., Blanckenburg, F., Dannhaus, N., Bouchez, J., Gaillardet, J., Guyot, J. L., ... & Christl, M. (2015). A test of the cosmogenic 10Be (meteoric)/9Be proxy for simultaneously determining basin‐wide erosion rates, denudation rates, and the degree of weathering in the Amazon basin. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 120(12), 2498-2528.


  • Ayoub, F., Avouac J-P., Newman C., Richardson M., Lucas A, Leprince S., and N. Bridges (2014) Threshold for sand mobility on Mars calibrated from seasonal variations of sand flux, Nature Comm., 5:5096
  • Bouchez J., Galy V., Hilton R.G., Gaillardet J., Moreira-Turcq P., Pérez M.A., France-Lanord C. and Maurice L. (2014) Source, transport and fluxes of Amazon River particulate organic carbon: Insights from river sediment depth-profiles, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 133 :280-298.

  • Bouchez J. and Gaillardet J. (2014) How accurate are rivers as gauges of chemical denudation of the Earth surface? Geology 42(2): 171-174

  • Bouchez, J., Gaillardet, J., & von Blanckenburg, F. (2014). Weathering intensity in lowland river basins: from the Andes to the Amazon mouth. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 280-286.
  • Busigny V., Planavsky N. J., Jézéquel D., Crowe S., Louvat P., Moureau J., Viollier E., Lyons T. W. (2014) Iron isotopes in an Archean ocean analogue. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 133, 443-462.
  • Calmels D, Gaillardet J, François L (2014) Sensitivity of carbonate weathering to soil CO2 production by biological activity along a temperate climate transect. Chemical Geology, 390, 74-86.
  • Chapela Lara M, Buss H L, Pogge von Strandmann P AE, Dessert C, Gaillardet J (2014) Controls on the Mg cycle in the tropics: insights from a case study at the Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 200-203.
  • Chen J.B., Bouchez J., Gaillardet J., Louvat P. (2014) Behaviors of major and trace elements during single flood event in the Seine River, France. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 343-348.
  • Chen J.B., Busigny V., Gaillardet J., Louvat P. (2014) Iron isotopes in the suspended load of the Seine River (France): natural versus anthropogenic sources. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 128, 128-143
  • Chen J.-B., Gaillardet J., Bouchez J., Louvat P. and Wang Y.-N. (2014) Anthropophile elements in river sediments: Overview from the Seine River, France, Geochemistry. Geophysics, Geosystems 15: 4526- 4546.
  • Chen J.B., Gaillardet J., Dessert C., Villemant B., Louvat P., Crispi O., Birck J.-L., Wang Y.N., (2014) Zn isotopic composition in hydrothermal spring waters of la Soufrière volcano, Guadeloupe Island. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 127, 67-82.
  • Dellinger M., Gaillardet J., Bouchez J., Calmels D., Galy V., Hilton R.G., Louvat P., France-Lanord C. (2014) Lithium isotopes in large rivers reveal the cannibalistic nature of modern continental weathering and erosion, Earth Planetary Science Letters 401 :359-372.
  • Ewing, R.C., Hayes A. G., and
  • (2014) Sand dune patterns on Titan controlled by long-term climate cycles. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2323.
  • Gabitov R, Rollion-Bard, C, Tripati A, & Sadelov A (2014) In situ study of boron partitioning between calcite and fluid at different crystal growth rates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 137, 81-92.
  • Gaillardet, J. (2014). Editorial Preface: The Earth's Critical Zone. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 1-2.
  • Gayer E, Ye F, Barriot JP, Moreira M (2014) Cosmogenic Erosion Rate Estimation From Detrital Olivine Without Soil Characterization: The Case Of The Matatia Basin (Tahiti Island). Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 254-259.
  • Girault F, Bollinger L, Bhattarai M, Koirala B P, France‐Lanord C, Rajaure S, Gaillardet J, Fort M, Sapkota S N, Perrier F (2014) Large‐scale organization of carbon dioxide discharge in the Nepal Himalayas. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 6358-6366.
  • Gourgiotis A., Bérail S., Louvat P., Isnard H., Moureau J., Nonell A., Manhès G., Birck J.-L., Gaillardet J., Pécheyran C., Chartier F., Donard O.F.X. (2014) Method for signal synchronization and isotope ratio drift correction in MC-ICPMS transient signals. Journal of Analytical and Atomic Spectrometry, 29, 1607-1617
  • Henchiri S., Clergue C., Dellinger M., Gaillardet J., Louvat P., Bouchez J. (2014) The influence of hydrothermal activity on the Li isotopic signature of rivers draining volcanic areas. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 223-230.
  • Hilton R G, Gaillardet J, Calmels D, Birck J-L (2014) Geological respiration of a mountain belt revealed by the trace element rhenium. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 403, 27-36.
  • Kite, E.S., Williams J.P., Lucas A, and Aharonson O (2014) Low palaeopressure of the martian atmosphere estimated from the size distribution of ancient craters, Nature Geoscience.
  • Lara, M. C., Buss, H. L., von Strandmann, P. A. P., Dessert, C., & Gaillardet, J. (2014). Controls on the Mg cycle in the tropics: insights from a case study at the Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 200-203.
  • Louvat P., Gayer E., & Gaillardet J. (2014) Boron behavior in the rivers of Réunion island, inferred from boron isotope ratios and concentrations of major and trace elements. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 231-237
  • Louvat P., Moureau J., Paris G., Bouchez J., Noireaux J., & Gaillardet J. (2014) A fully automated direct injection nebulizer (d-DIHEN) for MC-ICP-MS isotope analysis: application to boron isotope ratio measurements, Journal of Analytical and Atomic Spectrometry 29:1698-1707.
  • Lucas, A, Aharonson O., Deledalle C., Hayes A., Kirk R., and Howington-Kraus E. (2014) Insights into Titan's geology and hydrology based on enhanced image processing of Cassini RADAR data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(10), 2149–2166.
  • Lucas, A, Rodriguez S., Narteau C., Charnay B., Tokano T., S. Pont Courrech du, Garcia A., Thiriet M., Hayes A., Lorenz R., et al. (2014) Growth mechanisms and dune orientation on Titan. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(17), 6093–6100.
  • Lucas, A, Mangeney A., and Ampuero J-P. (2014) Frictional velocity-weakening in landslides on Earth and on other planetary bodies. Nature Comm.,5:3417.
  • Lucas, A, Aharonson Oded, Deledalle Charles, Hayes Alexander G., Kirk Randolph, and Howington-Kraus Elpitha (2014). Insights into Titan's geology and hydrology based on enhanced image processing of Cassini RADAR data, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119(10), 2149–216
  • Luu T. H., Chaussidon M., & Birck J. L. (2014). Timing of metal–silicate differentiation in the Eagle Station pallasite parent body. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 346(3), 75-81.
  • Noireaux, J., Gaillardet, J., Sullivan, P. L., & Brantley, S. L. (2014). Boron isotope fractionation in soils at shale hills CZO. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 218-222.
  • Villemant B., Komorowski J. C., Dessert C., Michel A., Crispi O., Hammouya G., ... & De Chabalier J. B. (2014). Evidence for a new shallow magma intrusion at La Soufrière of Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles): insights from long-term geochemical monitoring of halogen-rich hydrothermal fluids. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 285, 247-277.
  • von Blanckenburg F. and Bouchez J. (2014) River fluxes to the sea from the ocean’s 10Be/9Be ratio, Earth Planetary Science Letters 387: 34-43.


  • Banwart S., Chorover, J, Gaillardet J. et al. (2013). Sustaining Earth’s Critical Zone. Basic science and interdisciplinary solutions for global challenges. The University of Sheffield, 47 pp., ISBN: 978-0-9576890-0-8, available from
  • Briand C., Plagnes V., Sebilo M., Louvat P., Chesnot T., Schneider M., Ribstein P. (2013) Combination of nitrate (N, O) and boron isotopic ratios with microbial indicators for the determination of nitrate sources in karstic groundwater, Environmental Chemistry, 5, 365-369.
  • Foster G. L., Hönisch B., Paris G., Dwyer G. S., Rae J. W. B., Elliott T., Gaillardet J., Hemming G., Louvat P., Vengosh A. (2013) Interlaboratory comparison of boron isotope analyses of boric acid, seawater and marine CaCO3 by MC-ICPMS and NTIMS. Chemical Geology, 358, 1-14.
  • Gourgiotis A., Isnard H., Nonell A., Aubert M., Stadelmann G., Dupont E., AlMahamid I., Tiang G., Rao L., Lukens W., Cassette P., Panebianco S., Letourneau A., Chartier F. (2013) Bk and Cf chromatographic separation and 249Bk/248Cm and 249Cf/248Cm elemental ratios determination by inductively coupled plasma quadrupole mass spectrometry, Talanta, 106, 39-44.
  • Jouannic, G., Gargani J., Costard F, Ori G., Marmo C., Schmidt F., and Lucas A (2013) Morphological and mechanical characterization of past and present flow activities in a periglacial environment: the case of the Russell dune (Mars), Planetary and Space Science, 71(1), 38–54.
  • Kite, E.S., Lucas A, and Fassett C.I. (2013) Pacing Early Mars river activity: Embedded craters in the Aeolis Dorsa region imply river activity spanned ≳(1-20) Myr, Icarus, 225(1), 850–855.
  • Lloret E, Dessert C, Pastor L, Lajeunesse E, Crispi O, Gaillardet J, Benedetti MF (2013) Dynamic of particulate and dissolved organic carbon in small volcanic mountainous tropical watersheds. Chemical Geology, 351, 229-244.
  • Lucas, A (2013) Slippery Sliding on Icy Iapetus, Nature Geosci., 5(8), 52
  • Rivé K, Gaillardet J, Agrinier P, Rad S (2013) Carbon isotopes in the rivers from the Lesser Antilles: origin of the carbonic acid consumed by weathering reactions in the Lesser Antilles. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38, 1020-1035.
  • Rodriguez, S., Garcia A., Lucas A, and et al. (2013) Global mapping and characterization of Titan's dune fields with Cassini: correlation between RADAR and VIMS observations, Icarus, 230, 168–179.
  • Ruzié L., Aubaud C., Moreira M., Agrinier P., Dessert C., Gréau C., & Crispi O. (2013). Carbon and helium isotopes in thermal springs of La Soufrière volcano (Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles): implications for volcanological monitoring. Chemical Geology, 359, 70-80.


  • Bouchez J., Gaillardet J., Lupker M., Louvat P., France-Lanord C., Maurice L., Armijos E., Moquet J.-S. (2012) Floodplains of large rivers: weathering reactors of simple silos? Chemical Geology 332 :166-184.
  • Bridges, N.T., Ayoub F., Avouac J-P., Leprince S., Lucas A, and Mattson S (2012) Earth-like Sand Fluxes on Mars, Nature, 485, 339-342.
  • Dissard D., Douville E, Reynaud S, Juillet-Leclerc A, Montagna P., Louvat P., McCulloch M. (2012) Light and temperature effect on δ11B and B/Ca ratios of the zooxanthellate coral Acropora sp.: Results from culturing experiments. Biogeosciences, 9: 4589-4605
  • Gaillardet J., Rad, S., Rivé, K., Louvat P., Gorge, C., Allegre, C.J., E. Lajeunesse (2012) Orogaphy-riven chemical denudation in the Lesser Antilles : evidence for a new feed-bck stabilizing atmospheric CO2. American Journal of Science, 311: 851-894.
  • Galvez M E, Gaillardet J (2012) Historical constraints on the origins of the carbon cycle concept. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 11, 549-567.
  • Jouvin D., Weiss D., Bravin M., Louvat P., Ferec F., Hisinger P., Benedetti M. (2012) Stable isotopes of Cu and Zn in higher plants: evidence for Cu reduction at the root surface and two conceptual models for isotopic fractionation processes. Environmental Science and Technology, 46, 2652-2660
  • Labidi J., Cartigny P., Birck J. L., Assayag N., & Bourrand J. J. (2012). Determination of multiple sulfur isotopes in glasses: a reappraisal of the MORB δ34S. Chemical Geology, 334, 189-198.
  • Le Houedec S., Meynadier L., Allègre C.J. (2012) Nd isotope systematics on ODP Sites 757 and 762 sediments reveal major volcanic, oceanic and climatic changes in South Indian Ocean over the last 35 Ma.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 327-328, 29–38,
  • Le Houedec S., L. Meynadier, J.-P. Cogné, C.J. Allègre (2012) Oceanwide imprint of large tectonic and oceanic events on seawater Nd isotope composition in the Indian Ocean from 90 to 40 Ma. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Q06008, doi:10.1029/2011GC003963.
  • Lloret E, Dessert C, Lajeunesse E, Crispi O, Pastor L, Gaillardet J, Benedetti MF (2012) Are small mountainous tropical watersheds of oceanic islands important for carbon export? Biogeosciences Discussions, 9, 7117-7163.
  • Lupker M., France-Lanord C., Galy V., Lavé J., Gaillardet J., Gajurel A. P., ... & Sinha R. (2012) Predominant floodplain over mountain weathering of Himalayan sediments (Ganga basin). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 84, 410-432.
  • Ma L, Chabaux F, Pelt E, Granet M, Sak PB, Gaillardet J, Lebedeva M, Brantley SL (2012) The effect of curvature on weathering rind formation: Evidence from Uranium-series isotopes in basaltic andesite weathering clasts in Guadeloupe. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 80, 92-107.
  • Mialle S., Quémet A., Ponvienne A., Gourgiotis A., Aubert M., Isnard H., Chartier F. (2012) The use of Total Flash Evaporation method using Channeltron electron multipliers by Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry for isotope ratio measurements on picogram sample amounts. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 309, 141–147.
  • Pokrovsky O S, Viers J, Dupré B, Chabaux F, Gaillardet J, Audry S, Prokushkin A S, Shirokova L S, Kirpotin S N, Lapitsky S A, Shevchenko V P (2012) Biogeochemistry of carbon, major and trace elements in watersheds of northern Eurasia drained to the Arctic Ocean: the change of fluxes, sources and mechanisms under the climate warming prospective. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 344, 663-677.
  • Rosa E, Gaillardet J, Hillaire-Marcel C, Hélie J-F, Richard L-F (2012) Rock denudation rates and organic carbon exports along a latitudinal gradient in the Hudson, James, and Ungava bays watershed. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 49, 742-757.
  • Tipper E., Calmels D., Gaillardet J., Louvat P., Capmas F., Dubasq B. (2012) Positive correlation between Li and Mg isotope ratios in the river waters of the Mackenzie Basin challenges the interpretation of apparent isotopic fractionation during weathering, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 333-334: 35-45
  • Vio L., Crétier G., Chartier F., Geertsen V, Gourgiotis A., Isnard H, Morin P, Rocca J.-L. (2012) Hyphenation between isotachophoresis and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for analysis of spent nuclear fuels. Part I: Separation of fission products, Talanta, 99, 586-593
  • Vio L., Crétier G, Chartier F., Geertsen V., Gourgiotis A., Isnard H., Morin P., Rocca J.-L (2012) Coupling between chip based isotachophoresis and multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for separation and measurement of lanthanides, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, DOI: 10.1039/C2JA10283H.
  • Wittmann H, Von Blanckenburg F, Bouchez J, Dannhaus N, Naumann R, Christl M, Gaillardet J (2012) The dependence of meteoric 10Be concentrations on particle size in Amazon River bed sediment and the extraction of reactive 10Be/9Be ratios. Chemical Geology, 318, 126-138.

Book and book chapter

  • Découvrir la Terre, Claude Allegre et Laure Meynadier : Fayard Septembre 2012 ; version poche septembre 2014.
  • Gaillardet J., Viers J., & Dupré B. (2013) Trace Elements in River waters. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, from Treatise on Geochemistry (Second Edition), Volume 7, p 195-235.
  • Viers J., Oliva P, Dandurand J.-L., Dupré B., & Gaillardet J. (2013) Chemical Weathering Rates, CO2 Consumption, and Control Parameters Deduced from the Chemical Composition of Rivers. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, from Treatise on Geochemistry (Second Edition), Volume 7, p 175-194.
  • Spencer, R. G. M., Stubbins, A., & Gaillardet, J. (2014). Geochemistry of the Congo River, estuary and plume. Biogeochemical Dynamics at Large River-Coastal Interfaces: Linkages With Global Climate Change, Bianchi, T. S., Allison, M. A., & Cai, W. J. (Eds.). Cambridge University Press. p 554-584.
  • Gaillardet J. & Bretagnolle V. (2015) « L’eau à découvert », CNRS Editions, chapitre. 368 pp
  • Gaillardet J., & Lemarchand, D. (2017) Boron isotopes in riverine systems and the weathering environment. In: Marschall, H. R., Foster, G. L. (eds.) Boron Isotopes – The Fifth Element, vol. 7 of Advanced Isotope Geochem., chap. 7, x–x, Springer, Heidelberg
  • Atlas Global, Oct 2016. Grataloup C. and G. Fumey, producers. J. Gaillardet, chapter « Le carbone, des cycles sur le globe. Edition Arènes.
  • Gaillardet, J, &  Lemarchand D. (2018) "Boron in the Weathering Environment." In: Boron Isotopes. Springer, Cham, 163-188.