Andean Orogeny


Coupled tectonic evolution of Andean orogeny and global climate

Armijo, Lacassin, Coudurier-Curveur, Carrizo, Earth Science Reviews, 143, 1-35, 2015.

Andean growth and monsoon winds drive landscape evolution at SW margin of South America

Coudurier-Curveur, Lacassin, Armijo, EPSL, 414, 87-99, 2015.

The West Andean Thrust (WAT), the San Ramón Fault and the seismic hazard for Santiago (Chile)

Armijo, Rauld, Thiele, Vargas, Campos, Lacassin, Kausel, Tectonics, 29, TC2007, 2010.

Probing large intraplate earthquakes at the west flank of the Andes

Vargas, Klinger, Rockwell, Forman, Rebolledo, Baize, Lacassin, Armijo, Geology, 2014

Article (Open Access)

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see also CNRS-INSU page.

PDF of paper - Suppl. Infos (PDF)

Article (Open Access)

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Article (PDF)

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PDF of Keynote talk (Andean orogeny and Climate) given at Topoeurope meeting in Antibes (Oct. 2015) – MOVIE of Andean Orogenic Evolution & Climate

Kinematics of the active West Andean fold-and-thrust belt (Central Chile): structure and long-term shortening rate

Riesner, Lacassin, Simoes, Armijo, Vargas, Rauld, Tectonics, 2017.

EarthArXiv preprint of the accepted paper

A Short Movie  (see snapshot on the right)

Revisiting the structure and kinematics of the Central Andes at 33.5°S: implications for the mechanics of Andean mountain building.

Riesner, Lacassin, Simoes, Carrizo, Armijo, Tectonics, 2018.

NEW:  Early exhumation of the Frontal Cordillera (Southern Central Andes) and implications for Andean mountain-building at ~33.5°S.

Riesner, Simoes, Carrizo, Lacassin, Scientific Reports, 2019.