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Boulila, S., Dupont-Nivet, G., Galbrun, B., Chäteuneuf, J.-J., (in review), Age and driving mechanisms of the Eocene-Oligocene Transition from astronomical tuning of a lacustrine record (Rennes Basin, France)

Gentis,N. Licht,  Boura, A., De Franceschi, D., Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung, and Dupont-Nivet, G., (in revisw), Fossil wood from the lower Miocene of Myanmar (Natma Formation): paleoenvironmental and biogeographic implications

Goussin, F., Guillot, S., Ruffet, G., Poujol, M., Oliot, E., Replumaz, A., Cordier, C., Dupont-Nivet, G., Roperch, P., (in revision), Polarity and Timing of the Deformation along the Yushu-Jinsha Suture Zone (Northeastern Tibet), Tectonics

Kaya*, M., Dupont-Nivet, G., Frieling, J., Fioroni, C., Rohrmann, A., Altıner, S.O., Vardar, E., Tanyaş, H., Plessen, B., Mamtimin, M., Zhaojie, Z., (in review), The Eurasian Epicontinental Sea, a major carbon sink of the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum, Nature Geosciences

Toumoulin*, A., Tardif*, D., Donnadieu, Y., Licht, A., Ladant, J.B., Kunzmann, L. and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2021), Evolution of continental temperature seasonality from the Eocene greenhouse to the Oligocene icehouse-A model-data comparison. Climate of the Past Discussions, pp.1-30.

2021 / accepted / in press

Huang, H., Pérez-Pinedoa, D., Morley, R.J.,Dupont-Nivet, G. Philipa, A., Zaw Winf, Day Wa Aung, Licht, A., Jardine, P.E., Hoorn, C.,  (accepted), At a crossroads: the late Eocene flora of central Myanmar owes its composition to plate collision and tropical climate, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology ,

Liu*, CC., Dupont-Nivet, G., Wang, W., Deng, CL., (2021), Magnetic response to pedogenesis in aerobic soils of different weathering degree, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 567, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110240

Meijer*, N., Dupont‐Nivet, G., Barbolini, N., Woutersen*, A., Rohrmann*, A., Zhang, Y., Liu, X.J., Licht, A., Abels, H.A., Hoorn, C., Tjallingii, R., Andermann, C., Dietze, M., Nowaczyk, N. (2021). Loess‐Like Dust Appearance at 40 Ma in Central China. Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology, 36(3), Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 10.1029/2020PA003993

Poblete*, F., Dupont-Nivet, G., Licht, A., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Roperch, P., Mihalynuk, M.G., Johnston, S.T., Guillocheau, F., Baby, G., Fluteau, F., Robin, C., Van der Linden*, T.J.M., Ruiz*, D. and Baatsen, M., (2021), Global paleogeographic maps through the Greenhouse-Icehouse transition at 60, 40 and 20 Ma, Earth Science Reviews, 10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103508


Ao, H., Dupont-Nivet, G., E.J., Rohling, Zhang, P., Ladant, J.-B., Roberts, Licht, A., Liu, QS., Liu, ZH, Dekkers, M.J., Coxall, H., Jin, ZD., Huang, CJ., Xiao, GQ., Poulsen, C.J., Barbolini, N., Meijer, N., Sun, Q., Qiang, XK, Yao, J., An, ZS., (2020) Dynamics of the Eocene–Oligocene climate transition on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau, Nature Communications, 10.1038/s41467-020-18824-8

Ao, H., Rohling, E.J., Zhang, R., Holbourn, A.E.,  Ladant, J.-B., Dupont-Nivet, G., Kuhnt, W., Roberts, A.P., Liu, QS., Liu, ZH, Dekkers, M.J., Poulsen, C.J., Licht, A., Chiang, J.C.H., Liu, XD.,  Wu, F., Li, XZ., Jin, ZD., Peng, XZ., Sun, Q., Qiang, XK., Xu, Y., Zhang, P., An, ZS., (2020) Asian hydroclimate response to global warming at the Mio-Pliocene Transition, Earth Science Reviews, 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103354

Barbolini*, N., Woutersen*, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Silvestro, D., Tardif, D., Coster, P.M.C., Meijer, N., Chang, C.,  Zhang, H.X., Licht, A.,Rydin, C., Koutsodendris, A., Han, F., Rohrmann*, A., Liu, X-J., Zhang, Y., Donnadieu, Y., Fluteau, F., Ladant, J-B., Le Hir, G. and Hoorn, C., (2020), Cenozoic evolution of the steppe-desert biome in Central Asia, Science Advances, 10.1126/sciadv.abb8227

Fang, X. Dupont-Nivet, G., Wang, CS., Song, CH., Meng, QQ., Zhang, WL., Nie, JS., Zhang, T., Mao, ZQ., Chen, Y., (2020), Revised chronology of Central Tibet uplift (Lunpola Basin). Science Advances, 6, 50,doi 10.1126/sciadv.aba7298

Govin, G., Van Der Beek, P., Najman, Y.M.R., Millar, I., Geminani, L., Huyghe, P., Dupont-Nivet, G., Bernet, M., Mark, C. and Wijbrams, J., (2020), Early onset and late acceleration of rapid exhumation in the Namche Barwa syntaxis, eastern Himalaya, Geology, 10.1130/G47720.1

Goussin, F., Cordier, C., Guillot, S., Boulvais, P., Roperch, P., Replumaz, A., Schulmann, K., Dupont-Nivet, G., Guo, Z., (2020) Carbonated inheritance in the Eastern Tibetan lithospheric mantle: petrological evidences and geodynamic implications, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,

Huang, H., Morley, R., Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Win, Z., Westerweel*, J., Grimsson, F. Zetter, R., Hoorn, C., (2020) Eocene palms from central Myanmar in a SE Asian and global perspective: Evidence from the palynological record, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 10.1093/botlinnean/boaa038

Jardine, P.E., Hoorn, C., Beer, M.A.M., Barbolini, N., Woutersen*, A., Bogota-Angel, G., Gosling, W.D., Fraser, W.T., Lomax, B.H., He,HJ., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2021), poropollenin chemistry and its durability in the geological record: an integration of extant and fossil chemical data across the seed plants. Palaeontology, 64(2), 285-305.

Kaya*, M.Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Proust, J.-N., Roperch, P., Meijer*, N., Frieling, J., Fioroni, C., Altıner, S.O., Stoica, M., Barbolini, N., Aminov*, J., Mamtimin, M., Guo, Z. (2020), Birth and evolution of the Central Asian proto-Paratethys Sea (Tajik and Tarim basins) driven by Early Cretaceous tectonism and Late Cretaceous cooling, Tectonics, 10.1029/2019TC005983

Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Meijer*, N., Caves-Ruggenstein, J., Schauer, A., Fiebig, J., Mulch, A., Hoorn, C., Barbolini, N., and Z. Guo, (2020), Soil respiration rates through the greenhouse-icehouse transition, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 560,doi 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110016

Licht, A., Win, Z., Westerweel*, J., Cogné, N., Morley, C.K., Chantraprasert, S., Poblete, F., Ugrai, T., Nelson, B., Aung, D.W. and Dupont-Nivet, G. (2020). Magmatic history of central Myanmar and implications for the evolution of the Burma TerraneGondwana Research, 10.1016/

Meijer*, N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Licht, A., Trabucho-Alexandre, J., Bourquin, S. and Abels, H.A., 2020. Identifying eolian dust in the geological record. Earth-Science Reviews, 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103410

Sier, M.J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Langereis, C.G., Deino, A., Kingston J.D., and Cohen, A., (2020), Magnetostratigraphy of the Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP) Baringo-Tugen Hills-Barsemoi core (Kenya),Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 570, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110190

Tardif*, D., Fluteau, F., Donnadieu, Y., Le Hir, G., Ladant, J.-B., Sepulchre, P., Licht, A., Poblete, F., Dupont-Nivet, G., (2020), Eocene onset of Asian monsoons?, Climate of the past 16 (3), 847-865, 10.5194/cp-16-847-2020

Toumoulin*, A., Donnadieu, Y., Ladant, J.-B., Batenburg, S., Poblete, F., Dupont-Nivet, G., (accepted), Quantifying the effect of the Drake Passage opening on the Eocene Ocean, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 10.1029/2020PA003889

Westerweel*, J., Licht, A., Cogné, N.., Roperch, P., Dupont-Nivet, G., Win, Z., Swe, H.H., Thi, M.K., Aung, D.W., (2020), Eocene to Miocene northward motion of the Burma Terrane and its indentation in the Eastern Himalayas, Tectonics, 10.1029/2020TC006413

Xiao GQ., Sun, YQ., Yang, JL., Yin, QZ., Dupont-Nivet, G., Licht, A., Kehew, A.E., Xu, QM., Hu, YZ., Geng, JZ., Wang, ZX., Dai,GW., and Wu, ZP., (2020), Yellow River integration linked to Plio-Pleistocene increased climate instability, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109691


Blayney*, T., Dupont-Nivet, G., Proust, J.-N., Meijer*, N., Roperch, P., Najman, N., Sobel, E. R., Millar, I., Guo, Z., 2019. Tectonic evolution of the Pamir recorded in the western Tarim Basin (China): sedimentologic and magnetostratigraphic analyses of the Aertashi section. Tectonics, 10.1029/2018TC005146

Braun, D. R., Aldeias, V., Archer, W. A., Arrowsmith, JR., Baraki, N., Campisano, C. J., Deino, A.L., DiMaggio, E.N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Engda, B., Feary, D.A., Garello, D.I., Kerfelew, Z., McPherron, S.P., Patterson, D.B., Reeves, J.S., Thompson, J.C., Reed, K. E., (2019), The Oldest Oldowan Artifacts at >2.58 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia Highlights Pliocene Technological DiversityProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences10.1073/pnas.1820177116

Braun, D. R., Aldeias, V., Archer, W. A., Arrowsmith, JR., Baraki, N., Campisano, C. J., Deino, A.L., DiMaggio, E.N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Engda, B., Feary, D.A., Garello, D.I., Kerfelew, Z., McPherron, S.P., Patterson, D.B., Reeves, J.S., Thompson, J.C., Reed, K. E., (2019), Reply to Sahle and Gossa: Technology and geochronology at the earliest known Oldowan site at Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,10.1073/pnas.1911952116

Deino, A., Sier, M., Garello, D., Keller, B., Kingston, J., Scott, J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Cohen, A. (2019) Chronostratigraphy of the Baringo-Tugen-Barsemoi (HSPDP-BTB13-1A) core – 40Ar/39Ar dating, magnetostratigraphy, tephrostratigraphy, sequence Stratigraphy and bayesian age modelingPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109258

Huang, W., Jackson, M.J., Dekkers, M.J., Zhang, Y., Zhang, B., Guo, Z. and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2019). Challenges in isolating primary remanent magnetization from Tethyan carbonate rocks on the Tibetan Plateau: Insight from remagnetized Upper Triassic limestones in the eastern Qiangtang blockEarth and Planetary Science Letters, 523, p.115695 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.06.035. 

Kaya*, M.Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Proust, J.-N., Roperch, P., Bougeois*, L., Meijer*, N., Frieling, J., Fioroni, C., Altıner, S.O., Vardar, E., Barbolini, N., Stoica, M., Mamtimin, M., Aminov*, J., Guo, Z., (2019), Paleogene evolution of the proto-Paratethys Sea in Central Asia (Tarim Basin, western China): paleoenvironmental consequences of far field tectonic driving mechanismsBasin Research,10.1111/bre.12330 

Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Win, Z., Kaythi, M., Swe, H., Roperch, P., Ugrai, T., Littell, V., Park, D., Westerweel*, J., Jones, D., Poblete*, F., Wa Aung, D., Huang*, H., Hoorn, C., Sein, K., (2019). Paleogene evolution of the Burmese subduction margin and implications for the history of the India-Asia convergenceGeological Society of America Bulletin. 10.1130/B35002.1

Meijer*, N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Abels, H., Kaya*, M., Licht, A., Xiao, M., Roperch, P., Poujol, M., Zhang*, Y., Lai, Z., Guo, Z., (2019), Central Asian moisture modulated by proto-Paratethys Sea incursions since the Early EoceneEarth and Planetary Science Letters10.1016/j.epsl.2018.12.031

Page, M., Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Meijer*, N., Schauer, A., Huntington, K., Bajnai, D., Fiebig, J., Mulch, A., Guo, Z. (2019), Synchronous cooling and decline in monsoonal rainfall in northeastern Tibet through the fall into the Oligocene icehouseGeology10.1130/G45480.1

Taral, S., Chakraborty, T., Huyghe, P., van der Beek, P., Vögeli, N. and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2019), Shallow marine to fluvial transition in the Siwalik succession of the Kameng River section, Arunachal Himalaya and its implication for foreland basin evolutionJournal of Asian Earth Sciences, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2019.103980

Westerweel*, J., Roperch, P., Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Win, Z., Poblete, F., Ruffet, G., Swe, H.H., Thi, M.K., Aung, D.W. (2019). Burma Terrane part of the Trans-Tethyan arc during collision with India according to palaeomagnetic dataNature Geoscience. 10.1038/s41561-019-0443-2

Zhang*, Y., Huang, W., Zhang, Y., Poujol, M., Guillot, S., Roperch, P., Dupont-Nivet, G. and Guo, Z., (2019), Detrital zircon provenance comparison between the Paleocene-Eocene Nangqian-Xialaxiu and Gongjue basins: New insights for Cenozoic paleogeographic evolution of the eastern Tibetan PlateauPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109241


Bougeois*, L., Dupont-Nivet, G., de Rafélis, M., Tindall, J.C., Proust, J.-N., Reichart, G.-J., de Nooijer, L.J., Guo, Z., Ormukov, C., (2018), Asian monsoons and aridification response to Paleogene sea retreat and Neogene westerly shielding indicated by seasonality in Paratethys oystersEarth and Planetary Science Letters 485, 99-110. 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.12.036

Govin*, G., Najman, Y.M.R., Dupont-Nivet, G., Millar, I., Van Der Beek, P., Huyghe, P., O’Sullivan, P., Mark, C. and Vogeli, N., (2018), The tectonics and paleo-drainage of the easternmost Himalaya (Arunachal Pradesh, India) recorded in the Siwalik rocks of the foreland basinAmerican Journal of Science, 10.2475/07.2018.02

Owen, R. B., Muiruri, V. M., Lowenstein, T. K., Renaut, R. W., Rabideaux, N., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Sier*, M. J., Dupont-Nivet, G., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Deocampo, D., Shen, C.-C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A., (2018), Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 10.1073/pnas.1801357115

Proborukmi, M.S., Urban, B., Mischke, S., Mienis, H.K., Melamed, Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Jourdan, F. and Goren-Inbar, N., (2018), Evidence for climatic changes around the Matuyama-Brunhes Boundary (MBB) inferred from a multi-proxy palaeoenvironmental study of the GBY# 2 core, Jordan River Valley, IsraelPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.10.007

Woutersen*, A., Jardine, P.E., Bogotá-Angel, R.G., Zhang, H.X., Silvestro, D., Antonelli, A., Gogna, E., Erkens, R.H., Gosling, W.D., Dupont-Nivet, G. and Hoorn, C., (2018), A novel approach to study the morphology and chemistry of pollen in a phylogenetic context, applied to the halophytic taxon Nitraria L. (Nitrariaceae)PeerJ6, 10.7717/peerj.5055

Zhang*, Y., Huang*, W., Huang, B., van Hinsbergen, D.J., Yang, T., Dupont‐Nivet, G. and Guo, Z., (2018), 53‐43 Ma deformation of the Eastern Tibet revealed by three stages of tectonic rotation in the Gongjue basinJournal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 10.1002/2018JB015443


Aminov*, J., Ding, L., Mamadjonov, Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Aminov, J., Zhang, L.Y., Yoqubov, S., Aminov, J. and Abdulov, S., (2017), Pamir Plateau formation and crustal thickening before the India-Asia collision inferred from dating and petrology of the 110–92Ma Southern Pamir volcanic sequenceGondwana Research.51, pp.310-326, 10.1016/

Ballato, P., Cifelli, F., Heidarzadeh, G., Ghassemi, M.R., Wickert, A.D., Hassanzadeh, J., Dupont‐Nivet, G., Balling, P., Sudo, M., Zeilinger, G. and Schmitt, A.K., (2017). Tectonosedimentary evolution of the northern Iranian Plateau: insights from middlelate Miocene forelandbasin deposits. Basin Research. 10.1111/bre.12180

Bosboom*, R. E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Mandic, O., Proust, J. N., Ormukov, C., Aminov, J. (2017), Late Eocene paleogeography of the Proto-Paratethys Sea in Central Asia (NW China, S Kyrgyzstan, and SW Tajikistan), In: Brunet, M.-F.,McCann, T. & Sobel, E. R. (eds), Geological Evolution of Central Asian Basins and the Western Tien Shan Range. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 427, 10.1144/SP427.11

 Coutand, I., Barrier, L., Govin*, G., Grujic, D., Hoorn, C., Dupont‐Nivet, G. and Najman, Y., (2017), Late Miocene‐Pleistocene evolution of India‐Eurasia convergence partitioning between the Bhutan Himalaya and the Shillong plateau: New evidences from foreland basin deposits along the Dungsam Chu section, Eastern Bhutan. Tectonics. 10.1002/2016TC004258

Sier*, M.J., Langereis, C.G., Dupont-Nivet, G., Feibel, C.S., Joordens, J.C., van der Lubbe, J.H., Beck, C.C., Olago, D. and Cohen, A., (2017), The top of the Olduvai subchron in a high-resolution magnetostratigraphy from the West Turkana core WTK13, Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP)Quaternary Geochronology. 42 (2017): 117-129. 10.1016/j.quageo.2017.08.004


Blayney*, T., Najman, Y., Dupont‐Nivet, G., Carter, A., Millar, I., Garzanti, E., Sobel, E.R., Rittner, M., Andò, S., Guo, Z. and Vezzoli, G., (2016), Indentation of the Pamirs with respect to the northern margin of Tibet: Constraints from the Tarim basin sedimentary record. Tectonics, 35(10), pp.2345-2369, 10.1002/2016TC004222

Bougeois*, L., de Rafélis, M., Reichart, G.-J., Nooijer, L.J.d., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2016), Mg/Ca in fossil oyster shells as palaeotemperature proxy, an example from the Palaeogene of Central Asia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.09.052

Han*, F., Rydin, C., Bolinder, K., Dupont-Nivet, G., Abels, H.A., Koutsodendris, A., Zhang, K., Hoorn, C., (2016), Steppe development on the Northern Tibetan Plateau inferred from Paleogene ephedroid pollen, Grana, 55(1), pp. 71-100, 10.1080/00173134.2015.1120343

Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Pullen, A., Kapp, P., Abels, H.A., Lai, Z., Guo, Z., Abell, J. & Giesler, D., (2016), Resilience of the Asian atmospheric circulation shown by Paleogene dust provenanceNature Communications, vol. 7. 10.1038/ncomms12390


Cheng, F, Jolivet, M., Dupont‐Nivet, G., Wang, L., Yu, X., (2015), Lateral extrusion along the Altyn Tagh Fault, Qilian Shan (NE Tibet): insight from a 3D crustal budget, Terra Nova, 10.1111/ter.12173

DiMaggio, E.N., Campisano, C.J., Rowan, J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Deino, A.L., Bibi, F., Lewis, M.E., Souron, A., Garello, D., Werdelin, L., Reed, K., Arrowsmith, J.R., (2015), Late Pliocene Fossiliferous Sedimentary Record and the Environmental Context of early Homo from Afar, Ethiopia, Science, 10.1126/science.aaa1415.    See also associated paper: Early Homo at 2.8 Ma from Ledi-Geraru, Afar, Ethiopia by Vilmoare et al., 10.1126/science.aaa1343

Huang*, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Guo, Z., Waldrip, R., Li, X., Zhang, X., Liu, D. & Kapp. P. (2015). Can a primary remanence be retrieved from partially remagnetized Eocence volcanics in the Nanmulin Basin (Southern Tibet) to date the India-Asia collision?, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 10.1002/2014JB011599

Huang*, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., Li, X., Maffione, M., Langereis, C.G., Hu, X., Guo, Z., Kapp, P. (2015). Paleolatitudes of the Tibetan Himalaya from primary and secondary magnetizations of Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 77-100, 10.1002/2014GC005624

Huang*, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Maffione, M., Orme, D., Dupont-Nivet, G., Guilmette, C., Ding, L., Guo, Z., and Kapp, P. (2015). Lower Cretaceous Xigaze ophiolites formed in the Gangdese forearc: Evidence from paleomagnetism, sediment provenance, and stratigraphy, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 415, 142-153. 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.032

Huang*, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Lippert, P.C., Guo, Z., and Dupont-Nivet, G. (2015). Paleomagnetic tests of tectonic reconstructions of the India-Asia collision zone, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 2642-2649. 10.1002/2015GL063749

Huang*, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J.,Waldrip, R., Ganerød, M., Li, X., Guo, Z., and Kapp, P. (2015). What was the Paleogene latitude of the Lhasa terrane? A reassessment of the geochronology and paleomagnetism of the Linzizong volcanic rocks (Linzhou Basin, Tibet), Tectonics, 34, 594-622. 10.1002/2014TC003787

Yang*, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Jolivet, M., Guo, Z., Bougeois*, L., Bosboom*, R., Zhang, Z., Zhu, B. and Heilbronn, G. (2015), Magnetostratigraphic record of the early evolution of the southwestern Tian Shan foreland basin (Ulugqat area), interactions with Pamir indentation and India-Asia collision, Tectonophysics, 644-645, 122-137. 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.01.003


Licht, A., Van Cappelle*, M., Abels, H.A., Ladant, J.B., Trabucho-Alexandre, J., France-Lanord, C., Donnadieu, Y., Vandenberghe, J., Rigaudier, T., Lécuyer, C. and Terry Jr, D., (2014). Asian monsoons in a late Eocene greenhouse worldNature513(7519), pp.501-506.

Bosboom*, R.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Huang*, W., Yang*, W. and Guo, Z. (2014). Oligocene clockwise rotations concentrated along the eastern limb of the Pamir salient: tectonic and paleogeographic implications. Tectonics, v. 33, 2, p. 53-66. 10.1002/2013TC003388

Bosboom*, R.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Grothe*, A., Brinkhuis, H., Villa, G., Mandic, O., Stoica, Kouwenhoven, T., Huang, W. and Guo, Z. (2014). Palaeogeography of the late Eocene stepwise sea retreat from the Tarim Basin (west China). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. v. 403, p.101-118. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.11.019

Bosboom*, R.E., Abels, H.A., Hoorn, C., van den Berg*, B.C.J., Guo, Z. and Dupont-Nivet, G. (2014), Aridification in continental Asia after the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 389, p. 34-42. 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.014

Bosboom*, R.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Grothe*, A., Brinkhuis, H., Villa, G., Mandic, O., Stoica, M., Huang*, W., Yang*, W., Guo, Z. and Krijgsman W., (2014). Linking Tarim Basin sea retreat (west China) and Asian aridification in the late Eocene. Basin Research, v. 26, 5, p. 621-640. 10.1111/bre.12054

Bougeois*, L., de Rafélis, M., Nooijer, L.J.d., Reichart, G.-J., Nicollin, F., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2014), High resolution trace elements and stable isotopes in oyster shells to estimate Central Asian Middle Eocene seasonality: Chemical Geology, v. 363, p. 200-212. 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.12.036

Lippert, P.C., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2014), The Early Cretaceous to Present Latitude of the Central Lhasa-plano (Tibet): A Paleomagnetic Synthesis with Implications for Cenozoic Tectonics, Paleogeography, and Climate of Asia, in Nie, J., Hoke, G.D., and Horton, B.K., eds., Towards an improved understanding of uplift mechanisms and the elevation history of the Tibetan Plateau: Geological Society of America Special Paper 2014, v. 507, p. 1-21. 10.1130/2014.2507(01)


Joordens, J.H.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Feibel, C. S., Spoor, F., Sier*, M.J., van der Lubbe, J.H.J.L., Kellberg Nielsen, T., Knul, M.V., Davies, G.R., Vonhof, H.B. (2013), Improved age control on early Homo fossils from the upper Burgi Member at Koobi Fora, Kenya, Journal of Human Evolution, v. 65, 6, p. 731-745;10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.09.002

Huang*, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., Hinsbergen, D.J.J.v., and Hallot, E., (2013), Inclination shallowing in Eocene Linzizong sedimentary rocks from Southern Tibet: correction, possible causes and implications for reconstructing the India-Asia collision: Geophysical Journal International, 194, 1390-1411; 10.1093/gji/ggt188

Yang*, W., Jolivet, M., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Guo, Z., (2013), Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of southwestern Tian Shan: evidence from detrital zircon U/Pb and apatite fission track ages of the Ulugqat area, Northwest China: Gondwana Research, v. 26, 3-4, p. 986-1008. 10.1016/

Chirouze*, F., Huyghe, P., van der Beek, P., Chauvel, C., Chakraborty, T., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Bernet, M. (2013) Tectonics, exhumation, and drainage evolution of the eastern Himalaya since 13 Ma from detrital geochemistry and thermochronology, Kameng River Section, Arunachal Pradesh: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 125, p. 523-538, 10.1130/B30697.1


van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Lippert, P.C., Dupont-Nivet, G., Kapp, P., DeCelles, P.G. and Torsvik, T.H. (2012). Reply to Ali & Aitchison’s comment on ‘Restoration of Cenozoic deformation in Asia, and the size of Greater India’, Tectonics, 31, TC4007, 10.1029/2012TC003144

van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Lippert, P.C., Dupont-Nivet, G., McQuarrie, N., Doubrovine, P.V., Spakman, W. and Torsvik, T.H. (2012). Reply to Aitchison and Ali: Reconciling Himalayan ophiolite and Asian magmatic arc records with a two-stage India-Asia collision model, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 10.1073/pnas.1208836109

van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Lippert, P.C., Dupont-Nivet, G., McQuarrie, N., Doubrovine, P.V., Spakman, W. and Torsvik, T.H. (2012). Greater India Basin hypothesis and a two-stage Cenozoic collision between India and Asia: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 109(20), 7659-7664. 10.1073/pnas.1117262109

Hoorn, C., Straathof*, J., Abels, H.A., Xu, Y., Utescher, T., and Dupont-Nivet, G. (2012). A Late Eocene palynological record of climate change and Tibetan Plateau uplift (Xining Basin, China), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 344-345, 16-38. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.05.011

Xiao, G., Zong, K., Li, G., Hu, Z., Dupont-Nivet, G., Peng, S., and Zhang, K., 2012, Spatial and glacial-interglacial variations in provenance of the Chinese Loess Plateau: Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 39, p. L20715. 10.1029/2012GL053304

Yang*, W., Jolivet, M., Dupont-Nivet, G., Guo, Z., Zhang, Z., and Wu, C. (2012). Source to sink relations between the Tian Shan and Junggar Basin (northwest China) from Late Palaeozoic to Quaternary: evidence from detrital U-Pb zircon geochronology: Basin Research, 24, 1-22. 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2012.00558.x

Xiao, G., Guo, Z., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lu, H., Wu, N., Ge, J., Hao, Q., Peng, S., Li, F., Abels, H.A., and Zhang, K., (2012), Evidence for northeastern Tibetan Plateau uplift between 25 and 20 Ma in the sedimentary archive of the Xining Basin, Northwestern China: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 317-318, p. 185-195, 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.008

Dupont-Nivet, G., Yin, A., and Clift, P.D., (2012), Introduction to the “Asian Climate and Tectonics” special issue: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Asian Climate and Tectonics, v. 44, p. 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.12.001.

Chirouze*, F., Dupont-Nivet, G., Huyghe, P., Beek, P.v.d., Chakraborti, T., Bernet, M., and Erens*, V., (2012), Magnetostratigraphy of the Neogene Siwalik Group of far eastern Himalaya, Kameng section, Arunachal Pradesh, India: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 44, p. 117-135, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.05.016

Chirouze*, F., Bernet, M., Huyghe, P., Erens*, V., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Senebier, F., (2012), Detrital thermochronology and sediment petrology of the middle Siwaliks Molasse along the Muksar Khola section in eastern Nepal: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 44, p.94-106, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.01.009

Guilbaud, R., Bernet, M., Erens*, V., Chirouze*, F., Huyghe, P., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2012), On the influence of diagenesis on the original petrographic composition of Miocene-Pliocene fluvial sandstone in the Himalayan foreland basin of western-central Nepal: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, , p. 107-116, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.025

Xu*, Y., Zhang, K., Wang, G., Jiang, S., Chen, F., Xiang, S., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Hoorn, C., (2012), Extended stratigraphy, palynology and depositional environments record the initiation of the Himalayan Gyirong Basin (Neogene China): Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 44, p. 77-93, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.007


van Hinsbergen, D. J. J., Kapp, P., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P. C., DeCelles, P. G., and Torsvik T. H., (2011), Restoration of Cenozoic deformation in Asia and the size of Greater India, Tectonics, 30, TC5003, 10.1029/2011TC002908

Dupont-Nivet, G., and Krijgsman, W., (2011), Magnetostratigraphic methods and applications, in Busby, C., and Azor, A., (eds.), Recent Advances in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins, Wiley-Blackwell, p 80-94. 10.1002/9781444347166.ch4

Joordens, J.C.A., Vonhof, H.B., Feibel, C.S., Lourens, L.J., Lubbe, H.J.L.v.d., Dupont-Nivet, G., Sier*, M.J., Davies, G.R., and Kroon, D., (2011), An astronomically-tuned climate framework for hominins in the Turkana Basin: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 307, 1-8,10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.005

Li*, C., Guo, Z., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2011), Late Cenozoic tectonic deformation across the northern foreland of the Chinese Tian Shan: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences,  v. 42, p. 1066-1073, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2010.08.009

Li*, C., Guo, Z., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2011), Magnetostratigraphy of the Northern Tian Shan foreland, Taxi He section, China: Basin Research, v. 23, p. 101-117, doi : 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2010.00475.x.

Bosboom*, R.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Houben, A.J.P., Mandic, O., Villa., G., Stoica, M., Zachariasse, W.J., Krijgsman, W., Guo, Z., and Li*, C., (2011), Late Eocene sea retreat from the Tarim Basin (west China) and concomitant Asian paleoenvironmental change, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:

Abels*, H.A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Xiao, G., Bosboom*, R.E. and W. Krijgsman, (2011), Step-wise change of Asian interior climate preceding the Eocene–Oligocene Transition (EOT). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.11.028


Dupont-Nivet, G., D.J.J. Van Hinsbergen, and T.H. Torsvik, (2010), Persistently low Asian paleolatitudes: implications for the Indo-Asia collision, Tectonics, v. 29, TC5016. 10.1029/2008TC002437

Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Meijers, M., and Kapp, P., (2010), Paleolatitude and age of the Indo-Asia collision, paleomagnetic constraints, Geophysical Journal International, v. 182, p. 1189-1198. 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04697.x

Xiao, G., Z. Yao, F. Hilgen, H.A. Abels, and G. Dupont-Nivet, (2010) Asian aridification linked to the first step of the Eocene-Oligocene climate Transition (EOT) in obliquity-dominated terrestrial records (Xining Basin, China) : Climate of the Past, v. 6, p. 501-513, 10.5194/cp-6-501-2010


Köhler, C.M., Krijgsman, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Heslop, D., Dupont-Nivet, G., (2009), Concurrent tectonic and climatic changes recorded in upper Tortonian sediments from the Eastern Mediterranean, Terra Nova, 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00916.x

Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C., and Konert, M., (2009), Erratum: Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: Evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin: Geology, v. 37, p. 506-. 10.1130/0091-7613-37.6.506

Quade, J., Levin, N., Simpson, S., Butler, R.F., McIntosh, W., Sileshi, S., Kleinasser, L., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Renne, P., (2008), The geology of Gona, in Quade, J., and Wynn, J.G., eds., The Geology of Early Humans in the Hoorn of Africa: Geological Society of America Special Paper 446. 10.1130/2008.2446(01)

Dupont-Nivet, G., Sier, M., Campisano, C.J., Arrowsmith, J.R., DiMaggio, E.N., Reed, K., Lockwood, C.A., Franke, C., and Huesing, S., (2008), Magnetostratigraphy of the eastern Hadar Basin (Ledi-Geraru research area, Ethiopia), implications for hominin paleoenvironments, in Quade, J., and Wynn, J.G., eds., The Geology of Early Humans in the Hoorn of Africa: Geological Society of America Special Paper 446. 10.1130/2008.2446(03)

Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C., Konert, M., (2008), Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: Evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin: Geology, 36, 987-990. 10.1130/G25063A.1

van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Nakov, R., K. Oud*, K., and Panaiotu, C., (2008) No significant post-Eocene rotation of the Moesian Platform and Rhodope (Bulgaria): Implications for the kinematic evolution of the Carpathian and Aegean arcs: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 273 (3-4), 345-358. 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.051

Simpson, S.W., J., Q., Levin, N., Butler, R.F., Dupont-Nivet, G., Everett, M., and Sileshi, S., (2008), A Female Homo erectus Pelvis from Gona, Ethiopia: Science, 322, 1089-1092. 10.1126/science.1163592

Dupont-Nivet, G., Dai, S., Krijgsman, W., Erens, V., Reitsma, M., Langereis, C.G., Fang, X. (2008), Timing and distribution of tectonic rotations in the northeastern Tibetan plateau, in C. Burchfiel and E. Wang, eds, Continental Dynamics and Environmental Change of The Tibetan Plateau: The Geological Society of America Special Paper 444, 73-87. 10.1130/2008.2444(05)

Dupont-Nivet, G., Krijgsman, W., Langereis, C.G., Abels, H.A., Dai, S., Fang, X. (2007), Tibetan Plateau aridification linked to global cooling at the Eocene-Oligocene transition: Nature, v. 445, p. 635-638. 10.1038/nature05516

Dai, S., X. Fang, Dupont-Nivet, G., C. Song, J. Gao, W. Krijgsman, C. Langereis, and W. Zhang (2006) Magnetostratigraphy of Cenozoic sediments from the Xining Basin: Tectonic implications for the northeastern Tibetan Plateau; Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B11102, 10.1029/2005JB004187

Dupont-Nivet, G., Vasiliev, I., Langereis, C.G., Krijgsman, W. and Panaiotu, C. (2005). Neogene tectonic evolution of the southern and eastern Carpathians constrained by paleomagnetism: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 236, 374– 387. 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.04.030

Dupont-Nivet, G., B. K. Horton, R. F. Butler, J. Wang, J. Zhou, and G. L. Waanders, (2004), Paleogene clockwise tectonic rotation of the Xining-Lanzhou region, northeastern Tibetan plateau:Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, 10.1029/2003JB002620

Horton, B. K., Dupont-Nivet, G., R. F. Butler, J. Wang, J. Zhou, and G. L. Waanders, (2004), Mesozoic-Cenozoic evolution of the Xining-Minhe and Dangchang basins, northeastern Tibetan plateau: Magnetostratigraphic and biostratigraphic results: Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, 10.1029/2003JB002913

Dupont-Nivet, G., Robinson, D., Butler, R. F., Yin, A., Zhang, Y., and Qiao, W. S, Melosh, J., (2004), Concentration of crustal displacement along a weak Altyn Tagh fault: Evidence from paleomagnetism of the northern Tibetan Plateau: Tectonics, 23, 10.1029/2002TC001397

Washburn, Z., J.R. Arrowsmith, G. Dupont-Nivet, W.X. Feng, Y.Q. Zhang, and Z. Chen, (2004) Paleoseismology of the Xorkol segment of the central Altyn Tagh Fault, Xinjiang, China:Annals of Geophysics, 46 (5).

Dupont-Nivet, G., Butler, R. F., Yin, A., and Chen, X., (2003), Paleomagnetism indicates no Neogene rotation of Northeastern Tibetan plateau: Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 10.1029/2003JB002399

Robinson, D., Dupont-Nivet, G., Gehrels, G. E., Zhang, Y., (2003), The Tula uplift, northwestern China: Evidence for regional tectonism of the northern Tibetan Plateau during late Mesozoic-early Cenozoic time: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 31, p. 35-47.

Arriagada, C., Roperch, P., Mpodozis, C., Dupont-Nivet, G., Cobbold, P.R., Chauvin, C., and J. Cortes, (2003), Paleogene Clockwise Rotations in the fore-arc of Central Andes, Antofagasta Region, Northern Chile: Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 10.1029/2001JB001598

Dupont-Nivet, G., Butler, R. F., Yin, A., and Chen, X., (2002), Paleomagnetism indicates no Neogene rotation of the Qaidam Basin in northern Tibet during Indo-Asian Collision: Geology, v. 30, 263-266.

Dupont-Nivet, G., Guo, Z., Butler, R. F., and Jia, C., (2002), Discordant paleomagnetic direction in Miocene rocks from the central Tarim Basin: Evidence for local deformation and inclination shallowing: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 199, 473-482. 10.1016/S0012-821X(02)00566-6