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

  • 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), Early anthropogenic impact on Western Central African rainforests 2,600 y ago.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

  • Davtian N., E. Bard, G. Ménot, Y. Fagault, (2018), The importance of mass accuracy in selected ion monitoring analysis of branched and isoprenoid tetraethers.  Organic Geochemistry, 118, 58-62

  • Davtian N., Ménot G., Bard E., Poulenard J. and Podwojewski P., (2016), Consideration of soil types for the calibration of molecular proxies for soil pH and temperature using global soil datasets and Vietnamese soil profiles.  Organic Geochemistry, 101, 140-153

  • Darfeuil S., Ménot G., Giraud X., Rostek F., Tachikawa K., Garcia M., Bard E., (2016), SST reconstructions over the last 70 ka off Portugal: biomarkers data and regional modeling.  Paleoceanography, 10.1002/2015PA002831

  • Sanchi, L., Ménot, G. and Bard E, (2015), Environmental controls on paleo-pH at mid-latitudes: A case study from Central and Eastern Europe.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 417, 458-466   

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  • Une mission - des images
    Date : Février 2016
    Lieu : Cameroun
    Une illustration par quelques vidéos :
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  • 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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