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65 articles (impact factor 1 to 5) over the last 22 yrs

23 articles 1st author 22 articles 2/3rd author (after my students)

12 technical articles (IP<1) and extended abstracts

1 Patent

78 reviewed publications

(3.5/yr from1993, >6/yr for the last 4 yrs)

Articles Impact Factor>1 published or accepted


[65] ARMANDINE LES LANDES A., AQUILINA L., VERGNAUD-AYRAUD V, DAVY P., 2015 - Time scales of regional circulation of saline fluids in continental crystalline aquifers (Armorican Massif, western France). Hydrology and Earth Sytem Sciences 19, 1413-1426.

FOVET O., RUIZ L., FAUCHEUX M., MOLENAY J., SEKHAR M., VERTES F., AQUILINA L., GASCUEL-ODOUX C., DURAND P., 2015 - Using long time series of agricultural-derived nitrates for estimating catchment transit times. J. of Hydrology 522, 603-617.

ROQUES C., AQUILINA L., BOUR O., MARECHAL J.C., DEWANDEL B., PAUWELS H., LABASQUE T., VERGNAUD V., HOCHREUTENER R., 2014 - Groundwater sources and geochemical processes in a cristalline fault aquifer. J. of Hydrology 519, 3110-3128.

AQUILINA L., GOODDY D., DE DREUZY J.R., 2014 - Dissolved gases in groundwater and groundwater dating methods : how useful for hydrogeological modeling ? – Foreword to the special issue. Applied Geochemistry 50, 115-117.

LABASQUE T., AQUILINA L., VERGNAUD V., BARBECOT F., 2014 - Inter-laboratory comparison of the determination of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and three chlorofluorocarbons (CFC-11, -12 and -113) in groundwater and air standard. Applied Geochemistry 50, 118-129.

[60] VISSER A., FOURRE E., BARBECOT F., AQUILINA L., LABASQUE T., VERGNAUD V., ESSER B.K., 2014 - Intercomparison of tritium and noble gases analyses, apparent 3H/3He ages and other derived Parameters. Applied Geochemistry 50, 130-141.

LABASQUE T., AQUILINA L., VERGNAUD V., HOCHREUTENER R., BARBECOT F., CASILE G ;, 2014 - Inter-comparison exercises on dissolved gases for groundwater dating - (1) Goals of the exercise and site choice, validation of the sampling strategy. Applied geochemistry 40, 119-125.

LERAY S., De DREUZY J.R., AQUILINA L., VERGNAUD V., LABASQUE T., BOUR O., LE BORGNE T., 2014 - Temporal evolution of age data under transient pumping conditions. J. of Hydrology 511, 555-566.

DEWANDEL B., AUNAY B., MARECHAL J.C., ROQUES C., BOUR O., MOUGIN B., AQUILINA L., 2014 - Analytical solutions for analysing pumping tests in a sub-vertical and anisotropic fault zone draining shallow aquifers. J of Hydrology 509, 115-131.

ARMANDINE LES LANDES A., AQUILINA L., DE RIDDER J., LONGUEVERGNE L., PAGÉ C., GODERNIAUX P., 2014 - Investigating the respective impacts of groundwater exploitation and climate change on wetland extension over 150 years. J. of Hydrology 509, 367-378.

[55] ROQUES C., BOUR O., AQUILINA L., DEWANDEL B., LERAY S., SCHROETTER JM., LONGUEVERGNE L., LE BORGNE T., HOCHREUTENER R., LABASQUE T., LAVENANT N., VERGNAUD-AYRAUD V., 2014 - Hydrological behavior of a deep sub-vertical fault in crystalline basement and relationships with surrounding reservoirs. J. of Hydrology.509, 42-54.


BOISSON A., DE ANNA P., BOUR O., LE BORGNE T., LABASQUE T., AQUILINA L., 2013 - Reaction chain modeling of denitrification reactions during a push-pull test. J. of Cont. Hydrology 148, 1-11.

MOLENAT J., GASCUEL-ODOUX C., AQUILINA L., RUIZ L., 2013 - Use of gaseous tracers (CFCs and SF6) and transit-time distribution spectrum to validate a shallow groundwater transport model. J. of Hydrology 480, 1-9.

AQUILINA L., GIRARD V., HENIN O., BOUHNIK-LECOZ M. VILBERT D., PERRICHOT V. and NERAUDEAU D., 2013 - Amber inorganic geochemistry : New insights into the environmental processes in a Cretaceous forest of France. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369, 220-227.

AQUILINA L., VERGNAUD-AYRAUD V., LABASQUE T., BOUR O., MOLENAT J., RUIZ L., DE MONTETY V., DE RIDDER J., ROQUES C., LONGEVERGNE L., 2012 - Nitrate dynamics in agricultural catchments deduced from groundwater dating and long-term nitrate monitoring in surface- and groundwaters. Sci of the total Environment 435, 167-178.

[50] JAUNAT J., HUNEAU F., DUPUY A., CELLE-JEANTON H., VERGNAUD-AYRAUD V., AQUILINA L., LABASQUE T. and LECOUSTUMER P., 2012 - Hydrochemical data and groundwaterdating to infer differential flowpaths through weathered profiles of a fractured aquifer. Applied Geochemistry 27-10, 2053-2067.

LERAY S., DE DREUZY J.R., BOUR O., LABASQUE T., AQUILINA L., 2012 - Contribution of age data to the characterization of complex aquifers. J. of Hydrology 464, 54-68.

AQUILINA L., POSZWA A., WALTER C., VERGNAUD V., PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., RUIZ L., 2012 - Long-term effects of high nitrogen loads on cation and carbon riverine export in agricultural catchments. Env. Sci & Technology 46-17, 9447-9455.

AQUILINA L.,MATRAY J.M., LANCELOT J., 2012 - 25 years after the Chernobyl power plant explosion : Management of nuclear wastes and radionuclide transfer in the environment. Applied Geochemistry 27-7, 1291-1296.

LE GAL LA SALLE C., AQUILINA L., FOURRE E., JEAN-BAPTISTE P., MICHELOT J-L, ROUX C., BUGAÃ D., LABASQUE T., SIMONUCCI C., VAN MEIR N., NORET A., BASSOT S., DAPOIGNY A., BAUMIER D., VERDOUX P., STAMMOSE D., LANCELOT J., 2012 - Groundwater residence time down gradient of the T22 trench at the Chernobyl Pilot Site. Constraints on groundwater models. Applied Geochemistry 27-7, 1304-1319.

[45] BOUGON N., AQUILINA L., MOLENAT J., MARIE D., DELETTRE Y., CHANCERELLE E. and VANDENKOORNHUYSE P., 2012 - Influence of depth and time on diversity of free-living microbial community in the variably saturated zone of a granitic aquifer. FEMS Microbial Ecology (IP 3.9) 80-1, 98-113.


BOUGON N., AUTERIVES C., AQUILINA L., MARMONIER P., DERRIDER J., VANDENKOORNHUYSE P., 2011 - Nitrate and sulphate dynamics in peat subjected to different hydrological conditions : batch experiments and field comparison. J. of Hydrology 411-1/2, 12-24.

AQUILINA L. and DE DREUZY J.R., 2011 - Relation of present saline fluid with paleomigration of basinal brines at the basement/sediment interface (Southeast basin - France). Applied Geochemistry 26-12, 1933-1945.

AUTERIVES C., AQUILINA L., BOUR O., DAVRANCHE M., PAQUEREAU V., 2011 – Contribution of climatic and anthropogenic effects to the hydric deficit of peatlands. Hydrological Processes 25-18, 2890-2906.

AQUILINA L., BOULVAIS P., MOSSMANN J.R., 2011 – Fluid migration at the basement/sediment interface along the marginof the South-East Basin (France) : implications for Pb-Zn ore formation. Mineralium Deposita 46-8, 959-979.

[40] BESNARD K., DE DREUZY J-R., DAVY P., L. AQUILINA, 2011 - A modified Lagrangian-volumes method to simulate nonlinearly and kinetically sorbing solute transport in heterogeneous porous media. Journal of contaminant Hydrology 120-121, 89-98.

PAUWELS H., AYRAUD V., AQUILINA L., MOLENAT J., 2010 - The fate of nitrogen and sulphur in hard-rock aquifers as shown by sulphate-isotope tracing. Applied Geochemistry 25, 105-115. pdf file

LE DRUILLENNEC T., IELSCH G., BOUR O., TARITS C., TYMEN G., ALCADE G., AQUILINA L., 2010 - Hydrogeological and geochemical control of the variations of 222Rn concentrations in a hard rock aquifer : insights into the possible role of fracture-matrix exchanges. Applied Geochemistry 25, 345-356. pdf file


PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., AQUILINA L., MARTIN C., RUIZ L., MOLENAT J., JAFFREZIC A. and GASCUEL-ODOUX C., 2009 – High chemical weathering rates in first order granitic catchments induced by agricultural stress. Chemical Geology 265, 369-380. pdf file

PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., AQUILINA L., WEYER C., MOLENAT J. and Lischeid G., 2009 – Acidification processes and soil leaching influenced by agricultural practices revealed by strontium isotopic ratios. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta 73-16, 4688-4704.

[35] BOUGON N., AQUILINA L., BRIAND M.P. COEDEL S. and VANDENKOORNHUYSE P., 2009. Influence of hydrological fluxes on the structure of nitrate-reducing bacteria. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41, 1289–1300. pdf file

LADOUCHE B., AQUILINA L. and DOERFLIGER N., 2009 - Chemical and isotopic investigation of rainwater in southern France (1996-2002) : potential use as input signal for karst functioning investigation. J. of Hydrology 367, 150-164. pdf file

WEYER C., LISCHEID G., AQUILINA L., PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., MARTIN C. 2008. Mineralogical sources of the buffer capacity in a granite catchment determined by strontium isotopes. Applied Geochemistry 23-10, 2888-2905. pdf file

AYRAUD V., AQUILINA L., LABASQUE T., PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., MOLENAT J., PAUWELS H., FOURRE E., TARITS C., BOUR O., DURAND V., LE CORRE P., MEROT P., DAVY P., 2008 - Compartmentalization of physical and chemical properties in hard-rock aquifers deduced from chemical and groundwater age analyses. Applied Geochemistry 23-9, 2686-2707. pdf file


LEGOUT C., MOLENAT J., AQUILINA L., GASCUEL-ODOUX C., FAUCHEUX M., FAUVEL Y. and BARIAC T., 2007 - Solute transport in soil and weathered granite with fluctuating water table. J. of Hydrology 332, 3-4, p. 427-441. pdf file

[30] AYRAUD V., AQUILINA L., LABASQUE T., PAUWELS H., PIERSON-WICKMANN A.C., GALLAT C., AQUILINA A.M., 2006 - Physical, biogeochemical and isotopic processes related to rock heterogeneity of a shallow aquifer in crystalline rocks. Biogeochemistry 81-3, 331-347. pdf file

AQUILINA L., LADOUCHE B. and DOERFLIGER N., 2006 - Chemical and isotopic investigation of rainwater and karstic springs (S-France, 1996-1998) : Evolution of karstic springs during flood events. J. of Hydrology 327, 3-4, p. 472-485. pdf file

MARTIN C., MOLENAT J., GASCUEL-ODOUX C., VOUILLAMOZ J.-M., ROBAIN H., RUIZ L., FAUCHEUX M. and AQUILINA L., 2006 - Modelling the effect of physical and chemical characteristics of shallow aquifers on water and nitrate transport in small agricultural catchments . J. of Hydrology 326, 1-4, 25-42. pdf file

TARITS C., AQUILINA L., AYRAUD V., PAUWELS H., DAVY P., TOUCHARD F., BOUR O., 2006 - Oxido-reduction sequence related to flux variations of groundwater from a fractured basement aquifer (Plomeur area, France). Applied Geochemistry 21, p.29-47. pdf file


LEFEBVRE S., MARMONIER P., BOUR O. and AQUILINA L., 2005 - Comparison of in stream biological activities in granitic and schists rivers. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 164, p.169-191.

[25] LEGOUT C., MOLENAT J., LEFEBVRE S., MARMONIER P. and AQUILINA L., 2005 - Investigation of biogeochemical activities in the soil and unsaturated zone of weathered granite. Biogeochemistry 75, p. 329-350.

AQUILINA L., LADOUCHE B. and DOERFLIGER N., 2005 - Recharge processes in karstic systems investigated through the correlation of chemical and isotopic composition of rain and spring-waters. Applied Geochemistry 20, p. 2189-2206.

AQUILINA L., De DREUZY J.R., BOUR O. and DAVY P., 2004 - Porosity and fluid velocities in the upper continental crust [2 - 4 km] deduced from large scale tracer tests : implications for saline fluid migration (Soultz-sous-Forêts Hot Dry Rock project). Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 68, p. 2405-2415.

MARTIN C., AQUILINA L., MOLENAT J., CARTEAUX L., FAUCHEUX M., RUIZ L. and GASCUEL-ODOUX C., 2004 - Seasonal and interannual variations of nitrate and chloride in stream waters related to spatial and temporal patterns of groundwater concentrations in agricultural catchments. Hydrological Processes, 18, p. 1237-1254.


AQUILINA L., LADOUCHE B., and DOERFLIGER N., 2003 - Deep water circulation, residence times and chemistry in a karst complex. Ground Water, 41, p. 790-805.

[20] CLEMENT J.C., AQUILINA L., BOUR O., PLAINES K., BURT T. and PINAY G. 2003 - Hydrological flowpath and Nitrate removal rates within a Riparian floodplain along a fourth-order stream in Brittany (France). Hydrological Processes 17, 1177-1195.

AQUILINA L., LADOUCHE B., DOERFLIGER N., SEIDEL J.L., BAKALOWICZ M., DUPUY C. and LE STRAT P., 2002 - Origin, evolution and residence-time of saline thermal fluids (Balaruc springs, southern France) : Implications for fluid transfer across the continental shelf. Chemical Geology 196-2, 1-21.

PINAULT J.L., PLAGNES V., AQUILINA L. and BAKALOWICZ M., 2002 - Inverse modeling of the hydrological and hydrochemical behavior of hydrosystems. Characterization of karst system functioning. Water Resources Research 37-8, 2191-2204.

YEGHICHEYAN D. CARIGNAN J., VALLADON M. et al., 2001 - A compilation of silicon and thirty one trace elements measured in the natural river water reference material SLRS-4 (NRC-CNRC). Geostandards newsletter, 25, p. 465-474.


AQUILINA L., GENTER A., ELSASS P. and PRIBNOW D., 2000 - Evolution of fluid circulation in the Rhine graben : constraints form the chemistry of present fluids - In Hydrogeology of cristalline rocks - I. Stober & K. Bucher (Eds), Kluwer, 177-203.

[15] PETELET E., LUCK J.M. BEN OTHMAN D., NEGREL P. and AQUILINA L., 1999 - Geochemistry and water dynamics on a mediumsized watershed : the Hérault, S France. 1 - Organisation of the different water reservoirs as constrained by Sr isotopes, major and trace elements. Chemical Geology 150, p. 63-83.

AQUILINA L., BAUBRON J.C., DEFOIX D., DEGRANGES P., DISNAR J.R., MARTY B. and ROBE M.C., 1998 - Analysis of gases from the Balazuc borehole : characterization of transfers within a basin (Deep Geology of France Programme). Applied Geochemistry 13-6, 673-686.

AQUILINA L., PAUWELS H. and FOUILLAC C., 1997 - Water-rock interaction processes in the Triassic sandstone and the granitic basement of the Rhine graben : geochemical investigation of a geothermal reservoir, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 61-20, p. 4281-4295.

AQUILINA L., DIA A.N., BOULEGUE J., BOURGOIS J. and FOUILLAC A.M., 1997 - Geochemistry of fluid and solid samples from convergent margin off Peru : implications for fluid circulation within subduction zones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 61-6, p. 1233-1245.

CROS P., FOURCADE E., AQUILINA L., BOURGOIS J.and DEWEVER E., 1997 - Les étapes de la dolomitisation des diatomites marines immergées sur la marge du Pérou. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris 324-II, p. 205-212.

[10] AQUILINA L., SUREAU J.F., STEINBERG M. and the GPF team, 1997 - Comparison of surface, aquifer, and pore waters form a Mesozoïc sedimentary basin and its underlying Paleozoïc basement, Southeastern France : Chemical evolution of waters with diagenesis and relation ship between aquifers. Chemical Geology 138, p. 185-209.

AQUILINA L., EBERSCHWEILER C. and PERRIN J., 1996 - Comparison of a hydrogeochemical log carried out during drilling with physical and hydrolic measurements. Journal of hydrology 185, p. 1-21.

AQUILINA L., SCHEERENS S., VINCHON C., DROMART G. and LE STRAT P., 1996 - Cored section of Balazuc-1 well (Ardèche France) : Geological and Geochemical Approach. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 16-3, p. 125-135.

SCHEERENS S., AQUILINA L. and STEINBERG M., 1995 - Determination de la lithologie du forage scientifique de Balazuc-1 par tri statistique de données diagraphiques. Bull. Soc. Geol. France, 166-5, p. 613-626.

AQUILINA L., BOULEGUE J., SUREAU J.F. and BARIAC T., 1994 Evolution of interstitial waters along the passive margin of the Southeast basin of France : WELCOM (Well chemical On-line Monitoring) applied to Balazuc-1 well (Ardèche). Applied Geochemistry 9, p. 657-675.

[5] AQUILINA L., BRACH M., DEGRANGES P., PINAULT J.L., VIDAL F., DENYS P., DEGOUY M. and SUREAU J.F., 1994 - WELCOM (Wel1 Chemical On-line Monitoring) : diagraphie hydrogéochimique du forage Morte-Mérie. Résultats préliminaires et évaluation des techniques (Programme G.P.F.). C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 319-II, p. 447-452.

LE STRAT P., AQUILINA L., BONIJOLY D., DEGOUY M., SUREAU J.F., STEINBERG M., COUREL L., ELMI S., FRITZ B., JEANNETTE D., PERRIN J., ROURE F. and RAZIN P., 1994 - Morte Mérie : second forage du projet Ardèche du programme Géologie Profonde de la France. Résultats préliminaires. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 319-II, p. 309-316.

SUREAU J.F., FRITZ B. and AQUILINA L., 1993 Diagraphie et suivi des fluides en cours de forage. Résultats préliminaires du forage Balazuc 1, Ardèche France. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 316-II, p. 349-356.

DIA A.N., AQUILINA L., SUESS E., VON BREYMANN M., BOULEGUE J. and BOURGOIS J., 1993.- Origin of fluids and related barite deposits at vent sites along the Peru convergent margin. Geology, 21, p. 1099-1102.

BOURGOIS J., LAGABRIELLE Y., DEWEVER P. et al., 1993 - Tectonic history of the northern Peru convergent margin during the past 400ka. Geology, 21, p. 531-534.

Technical articles [industrial reviewed articles]

AQUILINA L., AUROUSSEAU P., et al. 2013 – Des marées vertes pour longtemps ? Analyses scientifiques et plans de lutte contre les algues vertes. Courrier de l’environnement de l’INRA 63, 63-75.

VERGNAUD-AYRAUD V., AQUILINA L., PAUWELS H. and LABASQUE T., 2008 - La datation des eaux souterraines par analyse des CFC : un outil de gestion durable de la ressource en eau. Techniques, Sciences, Méthodes 1, 37-44.

POMMERAY D and AQUILINA L., 2008 - Environment and sustainable development virtual University. Actualité Chimique 325, 49-51.

Technical Patent - Fluid sampling 1997

AQUILINA L. and BRACH M., 1995 - Characterization of Soultz hydrochemical system : WELCOM (Well Chemical On-line Monitoring) applied to deepening of GPK-1 borehole, Geothermal Science and Technology 4, p. 239-251.

AQUILINA L. and BRACH M., 1995 - WELCOM (Well Chemical On-line Monitoring) Evolution of chemical monitoring of drilling fluids and industrial perspectives - Society of Petroleum Engeneers, Drilling and Completion, Sept., p. 158-164.

AQUILINA L. and BRACH M., 1995 - Application des suivis chimiques de fluides de forage àl’hydrogéologie. Hydrogéologie 4, p. 37-45.

AQUILINA L., CECILE J.L., SUREAU J.F. and DEGRANGES P., 1993 - WELCOM (Well Chemical On-line Monitoring) I : Economic and technical aspects. Scientific drilling, 4, p. 13-22.

AQUILINA L., BOULEGUE J., PINAULT J.L. and SUREAU J.F., 1993 - WELCOM (Well Chemical On-line Monitoring) II : basis of the chemical interpretation. Scientific drilling, 4, p. 5-12.

Published abstracts, extended abstracts or French reviewed journals

About 130 published abstracts and extended abstracts.

Pauwels 2010 AG - Isotopes Bretagne - 495.5 ko

Ledruillennec 2010 AG - Radon Ploemeur - 1 Mo

Pierson-Wickmann 2009 Chem Geol - 616.7 ko

Bougon_2009_Soil-Biology-and-Biochemistry - 536.4 ko

Ladouche et al Pluies - 2009 J Hydrol - 690.3 ko

Weyer et al_AG_2008 - 635.2 ko

Ayraud - Applied Geochem 2008 - 1.6 Mo

Legout et al 2007 J Hydrol - 435.7 ko

Ayraud 2008 _betton_biogeochemistry - 413.3 ko

Aquilina Karst J Hydrol 2006 - 462 ko

Martin et al 2006 J Hydrol - 778.9 ko

Tarits et al 2006 App Geochem - 546.1 ko