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- Heilbronn G., Boulvais P., Marchand E., Robin C., Bourquin S., Barrier L., Jia Y., Fu B., and Jolivet M., Stable isotope characterization of pedogenic and lacustrine carbonates from the Chinese Tian Shan : constraints on the Mesozoic – Lower Cenozoic paleo-environmental evolution. Chemie der Erde. In press.

- Yang W., Dupont-Nivet G., Jolivet M., Guo Zh., Bougeois L., Bosboom R., Zhang Z., Zhu B., and Heilbronn G., Magnetostratigraphic record of the early evolution of the southwestern Tian Shan foreland basin (Ulugqat area), interactions with Pamir indentation and India-Asia collision. Tectonophysics. In press.

- Jolivet M., Mesozoic tectonic and topographic evolution of Central Asia and Tibet : a preliminary synthesis. Geological Society of London Special Publication. In press.

- Jolivet M., Bourquin S., Heilbronn G., Robin C., Barrier L., Dabard M.-P., Jia Y., De Pelsmaeker E., and Fu B., The Upper Jurassic – Lower Cretaceous alluvial fan deposits of the Kalaza Formation (Central Asia) : tectonic pulse or increased aridity ? Geological Society of London Special Publication. In press.

- Jolivet M., Roger F., Xu Z.Q., Paquette J.-L., and Cao H., Mesozoic – Cenozoic evolution of the Danba dome (Songpan-Garzê, east Tibet). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. Accepted.


- Roger F., Teyssier Ch., Respaut J-P., Rey P.F., Jolivet M., Whitney D.L., Paquette J-L., and Brunel M., 2015, Timing of formation and exhumation of the Montagne Noire double dome, French Massif Central. Tectonophysics, Vol. 640-641, pp. 53-69.


- Cheng F., Jolivet M., Fu S., Zhang Q., Guan S., Yu X., and Guo Z., Northward rotation of the western East Kunlun Fault : Implications for the Late Cenozoic evolution of the Qimen Tagh Range and southwestern Qaidam Basin. Tectonophysics, Vol. 632, pp. 32-47.

- Kydonakis K., Gallagher K., Brun J-P., Jolivet M., Gueydan F., and Kostopoulos D., Upper Cretaceous exhumation in the Chalkidiki basement complex (Northern Greece). Tectonics, doi:10.1002/2014TC003572

- Roger F., Jolivet M., Maluski H., Respaut J-P., Münch Ph., Paquette J-L., Vu Van T., and Nguyen Van V., 2013, Emplacement and cooling of the Dien Bien Phu granitic complex : implications on the tectonic evolution of the Dien Bien Phu Fault (Truong Son Belt, NW Vietnam). Gondwana Research, Vol. 26, pp. 785-801. Abstract

- Yang W., Jolivet M., Guo Zh., Dupont-Nivet G., Zhang Zh., and Wu Ch., 2013, Detrital zircon U/Pb and apatite fission track ages from Ulugqat area, Northwest China : implications for the Mesozoic – Cenozoic tectonic evolution of southwest Tian Shan. Gondwana Research, Vol. 26, pp 986-1008. Abstract

- Jolivet M., Barrier L., Dominguez S., Guerit L., Heilbronn G., and Fu B., Unbalanced sediment budgets in the catchment – alluvial fan system of the Kuitun River (northern Tian Shan, China) : Implications for mass-balance estimates and erosion rates in mountain ranges. Geomorphology, Vol. 214, pp. 168-182. Abstract

- Liu D., Guo Z., Jolivet M., Cheng F., Song Y., and Zhang Z., 2014, Petrology and geochemistry of Early Permian volcanic rocks in South Tian Shan, NW China : Implications for the tectonic evolution and Phanerozoic continental growth. International Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 103, pp. 737-756. Abstract


- Jolivet M., Heilbronn G., Robin C., Barrier L., Bourquin S., Guo Zh., Jia Y., Guerit L., Yang W., and Fu B., 2013, Reconstructing the Late Palaeozoic – Mesozoic topographic evolution of the Chinese Tian Shan : available data and remaining uncertainties. Advances in Geosciences, Vol. 37, pp.7-18. Abstract and PDF

- Yang W., Jolivet M., Dupont-Nivet G., Guo Zh., Zhang Zh., and Wu C., 2013, Source to sink relations between the Tian Shan Range and Junggar Basin (northwest China) from Late Paleozoic to Quaternary : evidences from detrital U-Pb zircon geochronology. Basin Reaserch, Vol. 25, pp. 219-240 Abstract

- Jolivet, M., Arzhannikov, S., Arzhannikova, A., Chauvet, A., Vassallo, R., Braucher, R., 2013, Geomorphic Mesozoic and Cenozoic evolution in the Oka-Jombolok region (East Sayan ranges, Siberia). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol. 62, pp. 117-133. Abstract

- Jolivet M., S. Arzhannikov, A. Chauvet, A. Arzhannikova, R. Vassallo, N. Kulagina, V. Akulova, 2013, Accomodating large-scale intracontinental extension and compression in a single stress-field : a key example from the Baikal Rift System. Gondwana Research, Vol. 24, pp. 918-935. Abstract

- Liu D., Jolivet M., Yang W., Zhang Z., Cheng F., Zhu B., and Guo Zh., 2013, Latest Palaeozoic – Early Mesozoic basin-range interactions in South Tian Shan (Northwest China) and their tectonic significance : Constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb ages. Tectonophysics, Vol. 599, pp. 197-213. Abstract

- Arzhannikova A.V., Jolivet M., Arzhannikov S.G., Vassallo R., and Chauvet A., 2013, Time of the formation and destruction of the Meso-Cenozoic peneplanation surface in East Sayan. Russian Geology and Geophysics, Vol. 54, pp. 685-694. Abstract

- Cubley J.F., Pattison D.R.M., Archibald D.A., Hamilton B.M., and Jolivet M., 2013, Thermochronological constraints on the Eocene exhumation of the Grand Forks complex, British Columbia, based on 40Ar/39Ar and apatite fission track geochronology. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 50, pp. 1-23. Abstract


- Arzhannikov S.G., Braucher R., Jolivet M., Arzhannikova A.V., Vassallo R., Chauvet, A., Bourlès D., and Chauvet F., 2012, History of late Pleistocene glaciations in the central Sayan-Tuva Upland (southern Siberia). Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 49, pp. 16-32. Abstract


- Buatier M.D., Chauvet A., Kanitpanyacharoen W., Wenk R., Ritz J-F, and Jolivet M., Origin and behaviour of clay minerals in the Bogd fault gouge, Mongolia. J Struct. Geol., doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2011.10.006.

- Sanchez G., Rolland Y., Jolivet M., Brichau S., Corsini M., and Carter A., 2011, Exhumation controlled by transcurrent tectonics : the Argentera-Mercantour massif (SW Alps). Terra Nova. Vol. 23, pp. 116 – 126.

- Charreau, J., Blard, P-H., Puchol, N., Avouac, J-Ph., Lallier-Vergès, E., Bourlès, D., Braucher, R., Gallaud, A., Finkel, R., Jolivet, M., Chen, Y., Pierre Roy, P., 2011. Paleo-erosion rates in Central Asia since 9 Ma : a transient increase at the onset of Quaternary glaciations ? EPSL, Vol. 304, pp. 85-92.

- Arzhannikova A., Arzhannikov S., Jolivet M., Vassallo R., and Chauvet A., 2011, Pliocene to Quaternary deformation in South East Sayan (Siberia) : initiation of the Tertiary compressive phase in the southern termination of the Baikal Rift System. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol. 40, pp 581-594.

- Roger F., Jolivet M., Cattin R., and Malavieille J., 2011, Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonothermal evolution of the eastern part of the Tibetan plateau (Songpan-Garzê, Longmen Shan area) : insights from thermochronological data and simple thermal modeling. Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., Vol. 353, pp. 9-25. doi : 10.1144/SP353.2

- Arzhannikova A., Arzhannikov S., Jolivet M., Vassallo R., and Chauvet A., 2011, Morphotectonic analysis of the Pliocene-Quaternary deformations in the southeast of the East Sayan, Geotectonics (in Russian). In press.


- M. Jolivet, S. Dominguez, J. Charreau, Y. Chen, Yongan Li and Qingchn Wang, 2010, Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonic history of the Central Chinese Tian Shan : Reactivated tectonic structures and active deformation. Tectonics, Vol. 29, TC6019, doi:10.1029/2010TC002712.

- Anne-Elisabeth Lebatard, Didier L. Bourlès, Régis Braucher, Maurice Arnold, Philippe Duringer, Marc Jolivet, Abderamane Moussa, Pierre Deschamps, Claude Roquin, Julien Carcaillet, Mathieu Schuster, Fabrice Lihoreau, Andossa Likius, Hassan Mackaye Taisso, Patrick Vignaud, Michel Brunet, 2010, Application of the authigenc 10Be/9Be dating method to continental sediments : Reconstruction of a Mio-Pleistocene sedimentary sequence in the fossiliferous and early hominid areas of Chad. EPSL, Vol. 297, pp. 57-70.

- F. Roger, M. Jolivet, and J. Malavieille, 2010, The tectonic evolution of the Songpan Garzê (North Tibet) and adjacent areas from Proterozoic to Present : a synthesis. JAES, Vol. 39, pp.254-269.


- C. Petit, B.Meyer, Y. Gunnell, M. Jolivet, V. Sankov, V. Strak and N. Gonga- Saholiariliva, Determining long-term normal fault throw rates from the morphology of faceted spurs : a case study from the North Baikal Rift System, Siberia. Tectonics, Vol. 28, TC6010, doi:10.1029/2009TC002555, 2009

- Jolivet, M., T. De Boisgrollier, C. Petit, M. Fournier, V. A. Sankov, J.-C. Ringenbach, L. Byzov, A. I. Miroshnichenko, S. N. Kovalenko, and S. V. Anisimova (2009), How old is the Baikal Rift Zone ? Insight from apatite fission track thermochronology, Tectonics, 28, TC3008, doi:10.1029/2008TC002404.


- Roger F., Jolivet M., and Malavieille J., 2008, Tectonic evolution of the Triassic fold belts of Tibet. Comptes Rendus Géosciences, Vol. 340, pp. 180-189.

- Lebatard A-E, Bourlès D.L., Duringer Ph., Jolivet M., Braucher R., Carcaillet J., Schuster M., Arnaud N., Monié P., Lihoreau F., Andossa Likius, Hassan Taisso Mackaye, Vignaud P., and Brunet M., 2008, Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Sahelanthropus tchadensis and Australopithecus bahrelghazali : Mio-Pliocene hominids from Chad. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 105, N°9, pp. 3226-3231.

- P. Labaume, M. Jolivet, A. Chauvet, F. Souquière, 2008,Tectonic control on diagenesis in a foreland basin : Combined petrologic and thermochronologic approaches in the Grès d’Annot sub-basin (Late Eocene-Early Oligocene, French-Italian external Alps). Terra Nova, doi : 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2008.00793.x.

- M. Jolivet, A-E Lebatard, J-L Reyss, D. Bourlès, H.T. Mackaye, F. Lihoreau, P. Vignaud, and M. Brunet, 2008, Can fossil bones and teeth be dated using fission track analysis ? Chemical Geology, Vol. 247, pp. 81-99.


- Jolivet M., Labaume P., Monié P., Brunel M., Arnaud N., Campani M.., 2007, Thermochronology constraints for the propagation sequence of the south-Pyrenean basement thrust system (France-Spain). Tectonics, Vol. 26, TC5007, doi : 10.1029/2006TC002080.

- Vassallo R., Ritz J-F., Braucher R., Jolivet M., Carretier S., Larroque C., Chauvet A., Sue C., Todbileg M., Bourlès D., Arzhannikova A. and Arzhannikov S., 2007,Transpressional tectonics and stream terraces of the Gobi-Altay, Mongolia. Tectonics. Vol. 26, doi : 10.1029/2006TC002081.

- Jolivet M., Ritz J-F., Vassallo R.,Larroque C., Braucher R., Todbileg M., Chauvet A., Sue C.,Arnaud N., De Vicente R., Arzhanikova A., Arzhanikov S., 2007, The Mongolian summits : An uplifted, flat, old but still preserved erosion surface. Geology, Vol. 35, N°10, pp. 871-874. doi : 10.1130/G23758A.1

- R. Vassallo, M. Jolivet, J-F Ritz, R. Braucher, Ch. Larroque, C. Sue, M. Todbileg, D. Javkhlanbold, Uplift age and rates of the Gurvan Bogd system (Gobi-Altay) by apatite fission track analysis. Earth Planetary Sciences Letter, Vol. 259, pp. 333-346. doi : 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.04.047

- Maurel O., Monié P., Pik R., Arnaud N., Brunel M., and Jolivet M., 2007, The Meso-Cenozoic thermo-tectonic evolution of the Eastern Pyrenees : a 40Ar/39Ar, fission track and (U-Th)/He thermochronological study of the Canigou and Mont-Louis massifs. International Journal of Earth Sciences, doi:10-1007/s00531-007-0179-x.

- Jolivet M., Histoire de la dénudation dans le corridor du Loch Ness (Ecosse) : mouvements verticaux différentiels le long de la Great Glen Fault, C. R. Geoscience (2007), doi:10.1016/j.crte.2006.12.005


- A.V. Arzhannikova, S.G. Arzhannikov, C. Larroque, J.-F. Ritz, M. Jolivet, A. Chauvet, R. Vassallo, R. Braucher, C. Sue, T. Munkhjargal, B. Bayanmunkh (2006). On activity of major faults of the Ih Bogd mountain range (the Gobi-Altay) in the Quaternary. – In : Recent geodynamics and natural hazards in the Central Asia. Part 4. – Trans. of the VI Russian-Mongolian Conference on Astronomy and Geophysics, Irkutsk, 80-83 (in Russian).

- Charreau J., Gilder S., Chen Y., Dominguez S., Avouac J-Ph, Sen S., Jolivet M., Li Y. and Wang W.M., 2006, Late Cenozoic erosion history of the Tianshan Mountains as recorded in the Yaha section, Tarim Basin, China. Geology, Vol. 34, N°3, pp. 181-184. Doi : 10.11.30/G22106.1


- Dempster T.J., Jolivet M., Tubrett M.N., and Braithwaite C.J.R., 2003, Magmatic zoning in apatite : a monitor of porosity and permeability change in granites. Contrib. Petrol. Min., Vol. 145, pp. 568-577.

- Roger F., Arnaud N., Gilder S., Tapponnier P., Jolivet M., Brunel M., Malavieille J., Xu Z., Geochronological and geochemical constraints on Mesozoic suturing in East Central Tibet. Tectonics, 22(4), 1037, doi :10.1029/2002TC001466, 2003.

- Jolivet M., Dempster T.J., and Cox R.,2003, Répartition de l’U et du Th dans les apatites : application àla thermochronologie U-Th/He. Comptes Rendus Géoscience,Paris. Vol. 335, pp. 899-906

- Jolivet, M., M. Brunel, D. Seward, Z. Xu, J. Yang, J. Malavieille, F. Roger, A. Leyreloup, N. Arnaud, and C. Wu, Neogene extension and volcanism in the Kunlun Fault Zone, northern Tibet : New constraints on the age of the Kunlun Fault, Tectonics, 22(10), 1052, doi:10.1029/2002TC001428, 2003.


- Jolivet M., Brunel M., Seward D., Xu Z., Yang J., Roger F., Tapponnier P., Malavieille J., Arnaud N. and Wu C., 2001, Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonics of the northern edge of the Tibetan plateau : fission-track constraints. Tectonophysics, Vol. 343, N°1-2, pp. 111-134.

- Sobel E.R., Arnaud N., Jolivet M., Ritts B.D., and Brunel M., 2001, Jurassic to Cenozoic exhumation history of the Altyn Tagh range, NW China, constrained by 40Ar/39Ar and apatite fission track thermochronology. In Hendrix, M.S., and Davis, G.A. eds., Paleozoic and Mesozoic tectonic evolution of central Asia : From continental assembly to intracontinental deformation ; Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Memoir 194, pp. 247-267.


- Yang J., Xu Zh., Song S., Wu C., Shi R., Zhang J., Wan Y., Li H., Jin X., and Jolivet M., 2000, Discovery of eclogite in Dulan, Qinghai Province and its significance for studying the HP-UHP metamorphic belt along the central orogenic belt of China. Acta Geologica Sinica, Vol. 74, N°. 2, pp.154 -168.

- Roger F., Leloup Ph. H., Jolivet M., Lacassin R., Trinh Ph. T., Brunel M., and Seward D., 2000, Long and complex thermal history of the Song Shay metamorphic dome (northern Vietnam) by multi-system geochronology. Tectonophysics, vol.321, pp. 449-466.


- Jolivet M., Roger F., Arnaud N., Brunel M., Tapponnier P., et Seward D., 1999, Histoire de l’exhumation de l’Altun Shan : indications sur l’âge de la subduction du bloc du Tarim sous le système de l’Altyn Tagh (Nord Tibet). C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Vol. 329, p. 749-755.

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