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Jabrane Labidi

Jabrane Labidi
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Stable Isotope Geochemistry
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I am a high-temperature isotope geochemist. I am particularily interested in the origin of sulfur, nitrogen, carbon, and other volatiles on Earth. In order to provide new constraints on the way Earth was formed, I study a vast range of objects, from terrestrial lavas erupted in various settings; to hydrothermal vents at sea or on land. The data i obtain are high-precision isotopic compositions. These can leverage information on the origin of volatile phases in gas mixtures or melts. I also study the composition of meteorites for sulfur, selenium, and nitrogen. There again, the high-precision isotopic data i obtain can help constraining the origin of volatiles in the planetary disc and ultimately on Earth.     I am involved with the Diversity, Equality and Inclusivity group at the EAG. We are an energized group of early-ish career scientists, organizing to challenge racism, sexism, homophobia and any kind of discrimination in our field of research. Check out our page here.


Ahmad Qasid, Wille Martin, Labidi Jabrane, König Stephan, Devey Colin, Mezger Klaus. Heavy Mo isotope enrichment in the Pitcairn plume: implications for the subduction cycle of anoxic sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier, December 2023, 624. <10.1016/j.epsl.2023.118466>

Liu Jiarui, Harris Rachel, Ash Jeanine, Ferry James, Krause Sebastian J.E., Labidi Jabrane, Prakash Divya, Sherwood Lollar Barbara, Treude Tina, Warr Oliver, Young Edward. Reversibility controls on extreme methane clumped isotope signatures from anaerobic oxidation of methane. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2023.

Lin Yueh‐ting, Rumble Douglas, Young Edward, Labidi Jabrane, Tu Tzu‐hsuan, Chen Jhen‐nien, Pape Thomas, Bohrmann Gerhard, Lin Saulwood, Lin Li‐hung, Wang Pei‐ling. Diverse Origins of Gases From Mud Volcanoes and Seeps in Tectonically Fragmented Terrane. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, AGU and the Geochemical Society, 2023, 24. <10.1029/2022GC010791>

Avice Guillaume, Parai Rita, Jacobson Seth, Labidi Jabrane, Trainer Melissa, Petkov Mihail. Noble Gases and Stable Isotopes Track the Origin and Early Evolution of the Venus Atmosphere. Space Science Reviews, Springer Verlag, December 2022, 218. <10.1007/s11214-022-00929-9>

Labidi Jabrane, Young Edward. The origin and dynamics of nitrogen in the Earth's mantle constrained by 15N15N in hydrothermal gases. Chemical Geology, Elsevier, 05 March 2022, 591. <10.1016/j.chemgeo.2022.120709>

Ahmad Q., Wille M., Rosca C., Labidi Jabrane, Schmid T., Mezger K., König S.. Molybdenum isotopes in plume-influenced MORBs reveal recycling of ancient anoxic sediments. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, European Assoication of Geochemistry, 2022, 23. <10.7185/geochemlet.2236>

Giunta Thomas, Young Edward, Labidi Jabrane, Sansjofre Pierre, Jézéquel Didier, Donval Jean-Pierre, Brandily Christophe, Ruffine Livio. Extreme methane clumped isotopologue bio-signatures of aerobic and anaerobic methanotrophy: Insights from the Lake Pavin and the Black Sea sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2022, 338. <10.1016/j.gca.2022.09.034>

Labidi Jabrane, Dottin Ill James W., Clog M, Hemond C, Cartigny P. Near-zero 33 S and 36 S anomalies in Pitcairn basalts suggest Proterozoic sediments in the EM-1 mantle plume. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier, 2022, 584. <10.1016/j.epsl.2022.117422>

Labidi Jabrane. The origin of nitrogen in Earth's mantle: constraints from basalts 15 N/ 14 N and N2/ 3 He ratios. Chemical Geology, Elsevier, 2022, 597. <10.1016/j.chemgeo.2022.120780>

Li Long, Li Kan, Giunta Thomas, Warr Oliver, Labidi Jabrane, Sherwood Lollar Barbara. N2 in deep subsurface fracture fluids of the Canadian Shield: Source and possible recycling processes. Chemical Geology, Elsevier, 07 October 2021, 585. <10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120571>

Labidi Jabrane, Young E.D., Fischer T.P., Barry P.H., Ballentine C.J., de Moor J.M.. Recycling of nitrogen and light noble gases in the Central American subduction zone: constraints from 15 N 15 N. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier, 2021, 571. <10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117112>

Giunta T, Labidi Jabrane, Kohl I E, Ruffine L, Donval J P, Géli L, Çağatay M N, Lu H, Young E D. Evidence for methane isotopic bond re-ordering in gas reservoirs sourcing cold seeps from the Sea of Marmara. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Elsevier, 2021, 553. <10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116619>

Dottin James, Labidi Jabrane, Jackson Matthew G, Farquhar James. Sulfur isotope evidence for a geochemical zonation of the Samoan mantle plume. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, AGU and the Geochemical Society, 2021, 22. <10.1029/2021GC009816>

Nothaft Daniel B, Templeton Alexis S, Rhim Jeemin H, Wang David T, Labidi Jabrane, Miller Hannah M, Boyd Eric S, Matter Juerg M, Ono Shuhei, Young Edward D, Kopf Sebastian H, Kelemen Peter B, Conrad Mark E. Geochemical, biological and clumped isotopologue evidence for substantial microbial methane production under carbon limitation in serpentinites of the Samail Ophiolite, Oman. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, American Geophysical Union, 2021. <10.1029/2020JG006025>

Labidi Jabrane, Young E.D., Giunta T., Kohl I.E., Seewald J., Tang H., Lilley M.D., Früh-Green G.L.. Methane thermometry in deep-sea hydrothermal systems: Evidence for re-ordering of doubly-substituted isotopologues during fluid cooling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Elsevier, November 2020, 288. <10.1016/j.gca.2020.08.013>

Taenzer Lina, Labidi Jabrane, Masterson Andrew L, Feng Xiahong, Rumble Douglas, Young Edward D, Leavitt William D. Low Δ 12 CH 2 D 2 values in microbialgenic methane result from combinatorial isotope effects. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Elsevier, September 2020, 285. <10.1016/j.gca.2020.06.026>

Labidi Jabrane. Hydrothermal 15N15N abundances constrain the origins of mantle nitrogen. Nature, Nature Publishing Group, April 2020, 580. <10.1038/s41586-020-2173-4>

Lorand Jean‐pierre, Labidi Jabrane, Rollion‐bard Claire, Thomassot Emilie, Bellucci Jeremy, Whitehouse Martin, Nemchin Alexander, Humayun Munir, Farquhar James, Hewins Roger, Zanda Brigitte, Pont Sylvain. The sulfur budget and sulfur isotopic composition of Martian regolith breccia NWA 7533. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Wiley, 2020, 55. <10.1111/maps.13564>

Cooperdock Emily H G, Labidi Jabrane, Dottin James W, Keisling Benjamin. Black Lives Matter: Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Geochemistry. Elements, GeoScienceWorld, 2020, 16. <10.2138/gselements.16.4.226>

Yierpan Aierken, König Stephan, Labidi Jabrane, Schoenberg Ronny. Recycled selenium in hot spot-influenced lavas records ocean-atmosphere oxygenation. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2020, 6. <10.1126/sciadv.abb6179>