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Characterization and understanding of past climatic variations in continents and oceans

How ? : Marine, lacustrine and other continental sedimentary archives

Toolbox : The organic biomarkers and more precisely the tetraethers (paleothermometry and continental inputs), paleoproductivity and bacterial activity indicators.

Time frame studied : The Quaternary with a focus on the last glacial cycle.

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Last publications

  • Poulin C., Hamelin B., Vallet-Coulomb Ch., Amngar G., Loukman B., Cretaux J.-F., Doumnang J.-Cl., Mahamat Nour A., Ménot G., Sylvestre F., Deschamps P., (2019), Unraveling the hydrological budget of isolated and seasonally contrasted subtropical lakes.  Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1705-1724   

  • Davtian N., G. Ménot, Y. Fagault, E. Bard, (2019), Western Mediterranean Sea Paleothermometry Over the Last Glacial Cycle Based on the Novel RI-OH Index.  Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34 (4), 616-634   

  • Garcin Y., Deschamps P., Ménot G., de Saulieu G., Schefuß E., Sebag D., Dupont L. M. , Oslisly R., Brademann B., Mbusnum K. G., Onana J.-M., Ako A. A., Eppo L. S., Tjalling R., Strecker M. R., Brauer A., Sachse D., (2018), Reply to Giresse et al.: No evidence for climate variability during the late Holocene rainforest crisis in Western Central Africa.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(29)   

  • Garcin Y., Deschamps P., Ménot G., de Saulieu G., Schefuß E., Sebag D., Dupont L. M. , Oslisly R., Brademann B., Mbusnum K. G., Onana J.-M., Ako A. A., Eppo L. S., Tjalling R., Strecker M. R., Brauer A., Sachse D., (2018), Reply to Clist et al.: Human activity is the most probable trigger of the late Holocene rainforest crisis in Western Central Africa.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(21)

  • Sebag D., Garcin Y., Adatte T., Deschamps P., Ménot G., Verrecchia E. P., (2018), Correction for the siderite effect on Rock-Eval parameters: Application to the sediments of Lake Barombi (southwest Cameroon).  Organic Geochemistry, 123, 126-135

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News

  • Une mission - des images
    Date : Février 2016
    Lieu : Cameroun
    Une illustration par quelques vidéos :
    version longue : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIYXzbznp6c
    version courte (teaser) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfAm56Vf_dU

  • Quels climats pour l'Afrique ?
    Date : Mardi 10 Mai 2016
    Intervenants : Guillemette Ménot
    Lieu : BNP Paribas - Auditorium Gilles Glicenstein - 14 rue Bergère - 75009 Paris

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