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

Xiao, G., Sun, Y., Yang, J., Yin, Q., Dupont-Nivet, G., Licht, A., Kehew, A.E., Hu, Y., Geng, J., Dai, G. and Zhao, Q., 2020. Early Pleistocene integration of the Yellow River I: Detrital-zircon evidence from the North China Plain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,


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.

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 Diversity, (2019), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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., Reply to Sahle and Gossa: Technology and geochronology at the earliest known Oldowan site at Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, 2019. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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 Modeling, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

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 block. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 523, p.115695

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. (In press), Paleogene evolution of the proto-Paratethys Sea in Central Asia (Tarim Basin, western China): paleoenvironmental consequences of far field tectonic driving mechanisms, Basin Research

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 convergence, Geological Society of America Bulletin.

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 Eocene, Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

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 icehouse,

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 evolution. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, p.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 data. Nature Geoscience.

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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 Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.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 oysters. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 485, 99-110.

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 basin. American Journal of Science.

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

Proborukmi, M.S., Urban, B., Mischke, S., Mienis, H.K., Melamed, Y., Dupont-Nivet, G., Jourdan, F. and Goren-Inbar, N., 2017. 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, Israel. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,

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). PeerJ, 6,

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 basin. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. Solid Earth 123 (5), 3320-3338;


Bosboom, R. E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Mandic, O., Proust, J. N., Ormukov, C., Amminov, 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, Adobe Acrobat

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. Tectono‐sedimentary evolution of the northern Iranian Plateau: insights from middle‐late Miocene foreland‐basin deposits. Basin Research. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12180 Adobe Acrobat

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. Adobe Acrobat

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 sequence. Gondwana Research. Adobe Acrobat

Coutand, I., Barrier, L., Govin, G., Grujic, D., Hoorn, C., Dupont‐Nivet, G. and Najman, Y., 2016. 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. doi: 10.1002/2016TC004258.Adobe Acrobat


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, doi:10.1002/ 2016TC004222.Adobe Acrobat

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

Bougeois*, L., de Rafélis, M., Reichart, G.-J., Nooijer, L.J.d., and Dupont-Nivet, G., (2015), Mg/Ca in fossil oyster shells as palaeotemperature proxy, an example from the Palaeogene of Central Asia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 441 (2016) 611–626, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.09.052Adobe Acrobat

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 provenance", Nature Communications, vol. 7. Adobe Acrobat


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, DOI: 10.1111/ter.12173 Adobe Acrobat

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, doi:10.1126/science.aaa1415 Adobe Acrobat

In the news:
Le pere de l'humanite a soudainement vieilli de 400.000 ans (Le Figaro, J.L. Nothias)
Jaw bone fossil discovered in Ethiopia is oldest known human lineage remains (the Guardian)
Fresh Fossil Studies Rewrite the History of Humanity's Genus Homo (NBC news)
Discovery of 2.8-million-year-old jaw sheds light on early humans (Science Daily)

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, doi:10.1002/ 2014JB011599. Adobe Acrobat

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. Adobe Acrobat

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.Adobe Acrobat

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. Adobe Acrobat


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 geochronologyand paleomagnetism of the Linzizong volcanic rocks (Linzhou Basin, Tibet), Tectonics, 34, 594-622. Adobe Acrobat


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. Adobe Acrobat


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., Terry Jr., D., Adriaens, R., Boura, A., Guo, Z., Aung Naing Soe, Dupont-Nivet, G., Jaeger, J.J. (2014), Asian monsoons in a late Eocene greenhouse world, Nature, 513, p. 501-506, doi:10.1038/nature13704.  Adobe Acrobat

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Where the wind comes from (The Economist)

La mousson : une vieille dame sensible a l effet de serre (Science Ouest)

Les plus anciennes traces de la mousson asiatique remontent a 40 millions d'années ! (CNRS)

Sensibilite des moussons asiatiques a l effet de serre il y 40 millions d'annees (Univ. Rennes1)

Asian Has Had Monsoon Season For 40 Million Years (Science 2.0)

Asian monsoon much older than previously thought (Science Daily)

Asian monsoon almost 40 million years old (Times of India)

Asian Monsoon Much Older than Believed (Laboratory Equipment)

Asian monsoon at least 15 million yreas older than previously thought (Business Standard)

Asian monsoon's pattern started 40 million years ago, scientists find (India Times)

Study finds Asian monsoons began 40 million years ago (Examiner)

Asian monsoon discovery suggests rains will increase under climate change (The Carbon Brief)

Asian Monsoon May be Far Older Than Previously Thought: 40 Million Years in ... (Science World Report)

Our monsoon almost 40 million years old (Hindustan Times)

Asian monsoon much older than previously thought (Phys.Org)

Asian monsoon at least 15 million years older than previously thought (Zee News)

Bosboom, R., 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, Adobe Acrobat

Bosboom, R., Dupont-Nivet, G., Huang, W., Yang, W., and Guo, Z. (2014). Oligocene clockwise rotations along the eastern Pamir: tectonic and paleogeographic implications: Tectonics, p. 2013TC003388. Adobe Acrobat

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. Adobe Acrobat

Bosboom, R., Dupont-Nivet, G., Grothe, A., Brinkhuis, H., Villa, G., Mandic, O., Stoica, M., Kouwenhoven, T., Huang, W., Yang, W., and Guo, Z., (2014). Timing, cause and impact of the late Eocene stepwise sea retreat from the Tarim Basin (west China): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 403, p.101-118. Adobe Acrobat

Bougeois, L., de Rafelis, M., Reichart, G.-J., de Nooijer, L.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, p. Acrobat

NEWS FOCUS by Jane Qiu, Mariners of the lost sea, Science, 343, 130-132  Adobe Acrobat

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 J.S. Nie, G.D. Hoke & B.K. Horton (Eds.), Towards an improved understanding of uplift mechanisms and the elevation history of the Tibetan plateau, Geological Society of America Special papers 2014, v. 507, p. 1-21 Adobe Acrobat

Yang,W., Jolivet, M., Dupont-Nivet, G. and Guo, Z. (2014). 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 Adobe Acrobat


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, doi: 10.1130/B30697.1. Adobe Acrobat

Huang, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Hallot, E. (2013). Inclination shallowing in Eocene linzizong sedimentary rocks from southern tibet: Correction, possible causes and implications for reconstructing the india-asia collision, Geophy. J. Int., 194, 1390-1411.Adobe Acrobat

Joordens, J.C.A., 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, p. 731–745  Adobe Acrobat

Yang, W., Jolivet, M., Dupont-Nivet, G., Guo, Z., Zhang, Z., and Wu, C. (2013). 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 Research24, 1-22. Adobe Acrobat


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, Asian Climate and Tectonics, v. 44, p.94-106, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.01.009.pdfs

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,  Asian Climate and Tectonics, v. 44, p. 117-135, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.05.016.pdfs

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.pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., and Krijgsman, W., (2012), Magnetostratigraphic methods and applications, in Busby, C., and Azor, A. (eds.), Recent Advances in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins, Wiley-Blackwell, p 80-94

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 Asian Climate and Tectonics, v. 44, p. 107-116, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.025.pdfs

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), 7659-7664pdfs. Supplementary information pdfs

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), doi: 10.1073/pnas.1208836109 pdfs

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, doi:10.1029/2012TC003144 pdfs

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, Palaeoecology344-345, 16-38. pdfs

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, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.008.pdfs

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. doi:10.1029/2012GL053304 pdfs

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,  Asian Climate and Tectonics, p. 77-93, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.007.pdfs


Abels, H.A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Xiao, G., Bosboom, R.E. and Krijgsman, W. (2011). Step-wise change of Asian interior climate preceding the Eocene–Oligocene Transition (EOT). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 299, 399-412.   pdfs

Bosboom, R.E., Dupont-Nivet, G., Houben, A.J.P., Brinkhuis, H., Villa, G., Mandic, O., Stoica, M., Zachariasse, W.J., Guo, Z., Li, C. and Krijgsman, W. (2011). Late Eocene sea retreat from the Tarim Basin (west China) and concomitant Asian paleoenvironmental change, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 299, 385-398.   pdfs

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, doi:10.1029/2011tc002908. pdfs

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

Science Editor's' Choice, Mueller, K. and Yeston, J., In Synch with the Weather, Science, 333, 137-138 pdfs

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, Continental accretion and intra-continental deformation of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, v. 42, p. 1066-1073, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2010.08.009.pdfs

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


Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J.  Meijers, M.J.M. , Kapp, P., (2010). Palaeolatitude and age of the Indo–Asia collision: palaeomagnetic constraints, Geophysical Journal international, 182, 1189-1198. pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., D. J.J. van Hinsbergen, and T. H. Torsvik (2010), Persistently low Asian paleolatitudes : Implications for the India-Asia collision history, Tectonics, 29, TC5016.   pdfs

Köhler, C.M.,  Krijgsman, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Heslop, D. and Dupont-Nivet, G. (2010). Concurrent tectonic and climatic changes recorded in upper Tortonian sediments from the eastern Mediterranean, Terra Nova, 22, 52-63. pdfs

Xiao, G.Q., Abels, H.A., Yao, Z.Q., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Hilgen, F.J., (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, 6, 501-513.

Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C. and Konert, M. (2008). 2009, Erratum: Tibetan Uplift Prior to The Eocene-Oligocene Climate Transition: Evidence From Pollen Analysis of The Xining Basin, Geology, 37, p. 506 pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., Dai, S., Fang, X., Krijgsman, W., Erens, V., Reitsma, M. and Langereis, C.G. (2008). Timing and distribution of tectonic rotations in the northeastern Tibetan plateau, In: Burchfiel, C. and Wang, E. (eds.), Investigations into the Tectonics of the Tibetan Plateau, GSA Special Paper 444, 73–87, (doi: 10.1130/2008.2444). pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C. and Konert, M. (2008). Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin, Geology, 36 (12), 987–990.  (doi: 10.1130/GS25063A.1) pdfs

Research Focus by Garzione, C.N. (2008). Surface uplift of Tibet and Cenozoic global cooling, Geology, 36, 1003-1004. pdfs

Erratum:Geology, 37, p. 506 pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., Sier, M., Campisano, C.J., Arrowsmith, J.R., DiMaggio, E.N., Reed, K., Lockwood, C.A., Franke, C., and Huesing, S.K. (2009), 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 Horn of Africa, GSA Special Paper 446, 67-85. pdfs

Quade, J., Levin, N., Simpson, S., Butler, R.F., McIntosh, W., Sileshi, S., Kleinasser, L., Dupont-Nivet, G., and Renne, P. (2009), The geology of Gona. In:  Quade, J., and Wynn, J.G. (eds.), The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa: Boulder, GSA Special Paper, 446, 1-31. pdfs

Simpson, S.W., Quade, J.,Levin, N.E., Butler, R.F., Dupont-Nivet, G., Everett, M. and Sileshi, S. (2008). A Female Homo erectus Pelvis from Gona, Ethiopia, Science, 322, 1089-1092. pdfs

News Focus by Ann Gibson, The Birth of Childhood, Science, 322, 1040-1043 pdfs

Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Nakov, R., 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 Planet. Sci. Lett., 273, 345-358.  pdfs 

Dupont-Nivet, G., Krijgsman, W., Langereis, C.G., Abels, H. A., Dai, S. and Fang, X. (2007). Tibetan Plateau Aridification linked to global cooling at the Eocene-Oligocene transition,  Nature, 445, 635-638 pdfs 

In the News:

Nature News & Views  pdfs

Geotimes article

Dai, S., X. Fang, G. Dupont-Nivet, 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, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B11102, doi:10.1029/2005JB004187. pdfs

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 Planet. Sci. Lett., 236, 374– 387pdfs

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, doi: 2002TC001397 pdfs

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, J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi: 2003JB002620 pdfs

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, J. Geophys. Res. 109, doi: 2003JB002660 pdfs

Washburn, Z., Arrowsmith, J. R., Dupont-Nivet, G, Feng, X. F., Zhang, Y., Chen, Z. (2004). Paleoseismology of the Xorkol segment of the central Altyn Tagh Fault, Xinjiang, China, Annals of Geophysics, 45(5), 1015-1034.

Arriagada, C., Roperch, P., Mpodozis, C., Dupont-Nivet, G., Cobbold, P. R., Chauvin, A., and Cortés, J. (2003). Paleogene clockwise tectonic rotations in the forearc of central Andes, Antofagasta region, northern Chile: J. of  Geophys. Res, 105, doi:10.1029/2001JB001598.   pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., Butler, R. F., Yin, An, and Chen, Xuanhua. (2003). Paleomagnetism indicates no Neogene vertical-axis rotations of the northeastern Tibetan plateau, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2386, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002399.  pdfs

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, Geol. Soc. Am. Bulletin, 31, 35-47.  pdfs

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

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 Planet. Sci. Lett., 199, p. 473-482pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G., 2002, Constraints on the mechanism of the Altyn Tagh Fault from paleomagnetism (PhD. thesis, University of Arizona), pp. 118.  pdfs

Dupont-Nivet, G.,(1998), Carte 7032G, Natures de fond de l'Ile de Groix à Belle-Ile, abords de Lorient, 1:50,000, Etablissement Principal du Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine, Brest.

Dupont-Nivet, G. (1997). Mise en évidence paléomagnétique de rotations tectoniques au Nord du Chili, Mémoire de D.E.A, MSc thesis, Géosciences Rennes, pp. 47.