Publications

In 2022

55. N. Meijer, G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Licht, P. Roperch, A. Rohrmann, A. Sun, S. Lu, A. Woutersen, N. Nowaczyk (in press). Early Eocene magnetostratigraphy and tectonic evolution of the Xining Basin, NE Tibet. Basin Research.

54. N. Gentis, A. Licht, A. Boura, D. De Franceschi, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung, & G. Dupont-Nivet (in press). Fossil wood from the lower Miocene of Myanmar (Natma Formation): paleoenvironmental and biogeographic implications. Geodiversitas.

53. H. Huang, R.J. Morley, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, D. Pérez-Pinedo, J. Westerweel, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung, E. Budi Lelono, G.N. Aleksandrova, R.K. Saxena, C. Hoorn (in press). A proto-monsoonal climate in the late Eocene of Southeast Asia: Evidence from a sedimentary record in central Myanmar. Geoscience Frontiers 14, 101457. doi:10.1016/j.gsf.2022.101457

52. A. licht, J. Kelson, S. Bergel, A. Schauer, S.V. Petersen, A. Capirala, K. Huntington, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung (2022). Dynamics of pedogenic carbonate growth in the monsoonal tropical domain. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 23 (7), e2021GC009929. doi:10.1029/2021gc00992

51. A. Licht & L. Giosan (2022). The Ayeyarwady River. Large Rivers, 2nd edition, Wiley (Book chapter). doi:10.1002/9781119412632.ch21

50. A.-C. Sarr, Y. Donnadieu, C.T. Bolton, J.-B. Ladant, A. Licht, F. Fluteau, M. Laugié, D. Tardif, G. Dupont-Nivet (2022). Reconciling South Asian Monsoon Rainfall and Wind Histories. Nature Geoscience 15 (4), 314-319. doi:10.1038/s41561-022-00919-0 [they speak about it in the news here (in French)]

49. A. Licht, G. Métais, P. Coster, D. Ibilioglu, F. Ocakoglu, J. Westerweel, M. Mueller, C. Campbell, S. Mattingly, M.C. Wood & K.C. Beard (2022). Balkanatolia: the insular mammalian biogeographic province that partly paved the way to the Grande Coupure. Earth Science Reviews 226, pp.103929. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.103929 [they speak about it in the news here]

48. A. Toumoulin, D. Tardif, Y. Donnadieu, A. Licht, J.-B. Ladant, L. Kunzmann, and G. Dupont-Nivet (2022). Evolution of continental temperature seasonality from the Eocene greenhouse to the Oligocene icehouse – A model-data comparison. Climate of the Past 18 (2), 341-362. doi:10.5194/cp-18-341-2022

47. M. Mueller, A. Licht, C. Campbell, F. Ocakoğlu, G. Aksit, G. Métais, P. Coster, K.C. Beard & M. Taylor (2022). Sedimentary provenance from the evolving forearc-to-foreland Central Sakarya Basin, western Anatolia reveals multi-phase intercontinental collision. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems e2021GC010232, doi:10.1029/2021GC010232

In 2021

46. H.  Ao, E.J.  Rohling, R. Zhang,  A.E.  Holbourn, A.P.  Roberts, J.B. Ladant, G. Dupont-Nivet, W. Kuhnt,  Y. Xu, Q. Liu, Z. Liu,  M.J.  Dekkers, C.J.  Poulsen, A. Licht, J.C. H.  Chiang, X. Liu, G. Wu,  C. Ma,  W. Zhou, F. Wu, Z. Jin, X. Li, X. Peng, Q. Sun, P. Zhang, X. Qiang, Z. An. Global warming-induced Asian hydrological climate transition across the Miocene–Pliocene boundary. Nature Communications 12(1), 1-13. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-27054-5

45. D. Tardif, A. Toumoulin, F. Fluteau, Y. Donnadieu, G. Le Hir, N. Barbolini, A. Licht, J-B. Ladant, P. Sepulchre, N. Viovy, C. Hoorn, G. Dupont-Nivet. Orbital variations as a major driver of climate and biome distribution during late Eocene to early Oligocene times. Science Advances 7(43), eabh2819. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abh2819

44. P.C. Bandopadhyay, D.J.J. van Hinsbergen, D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Licht, E.L. Advokaat, A. Plunder, B. Ghosh, A. Dasgupta, and J. Trabucho-Alexandre. Paleogeography of the West Burma Block and the eastern Neotethys Ocean: constraints from Cenozoic sediments shed onto the Andaman-Nicobar ophiolites. Gondwana Research (in press). doi:10.1016/j.gr.2021.10.011

43. H. Huang, D. Pérez-Pinedo, R.J. Morley, G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Philip, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung, A. Licht, P.E. Jardine, C. Hoorn. At a crossroads: the late Eocene flora of central Myanmar owes its composition to plate collision and tropical climate. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 291, 104441. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2021.104441

42. F. Cong, J. Tian, F. Hao, A. Licht, Y. Liu & J. Eiler (2021). A thermal pulse induced by a Permian mantle plume in the Tarim Basin, Southwest China: Constraints from clumped isotope thermometry and in-situ calcite U-Pb dating. JGR: solid Earth 126 (4), e2020JB020636. doi:10.1029/2020jb020636

41. N. Meijer, G. Dupont-Nivet, N. Barbolini, A. Woutsen, A. Rohrmann, Y. Zhang, X.J. Liu, A. Licht, H.A. Abels, C. Hoorn, R. Tjallingii, C. Andermann, M. Dietze & N. Nowaczyk (2021). Onset of Asian dust at 40 Ma. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 36 (3), e2020PA003993. doi:10.1029/2020pa003993

40. F. Poblete, G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Licht, D. van Hinsbergen, P. Roperch, M. Mihalynuk, S. Johnston, F. Guillocheau, G. Baby, F. Fluteau, C. Robin, T. Van der Linden, D. Ruiz, M. Baatsen (2021). Global paleogeographic maps through the Greenhouse-Icehouse transition at 60, 40 and 20 Ma. Earth Science Reviews 103508. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103508

In 2020

39. Meijer, N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Licht, A., Trabucho-Alexandre, J., Bourquin, S., & Abels, H. A. (2020). Identifying eolian dust in the geological record. Earth-Science Reviews, 103410. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103410

38. J. Westerweel, A. Licht, N. Cogné, P. Roperch, G. Dupont-Nivet, Myat Kaithy, Hnin Hnin Swe, H. Huang, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung (2020). Eocene to Miocene northward motion of the Burma Terrane and its indentation in the Eastern Himalayas. Tectonics 39, e2020TC006413. doi:10.1029/2020TC006413

37. S. Shekut & A. Licht (2020). Late middle Miocene emersion of the Olympic Peninsula shown by sedimentary provenance. Lithosphere (1): 7040598. doi:10.2113/2020/7040598

36. H. Ao, G. Dupont-Nivet, E.J. Rohling, P. Zhang, J-B. Ladant, A.P. Roberts, A. Licht, Q. Liu, Z. Liu, M.J. Dekkers. H.K.  Coxall,  Z.  Jin,  C.  Huang,  G.  Xiao,  C.J.  Poulsen, N. Barbolini, N. Meijer, Q. Sun, X. Qiang, J. Ya &, Z. An (2020). Orbital climate variability on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau across the Eocene–Oligocene transition. Nature Communications 11, 5249. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18824-8

35. N. Barbolini, A. Woutersen, G. Dupont-Nivet, D. Silvestro, D. Tardif, P.M.C. Coster, N. Meijer, C. Chang, H.X. Zhang, A. Licht, C. Rydin, A. Koutsodendris, F. Han, A. Rohrmann, X-J. Liu, Y. Zhang, Y. Donnadieu, F. Fluteau, J-B. Ladant, G. Le Hir and C. Hoorn (2020). Cenozoic evolution of the steppe-desert biome in Central Asia. Science advances 6, eabb8227. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb8227 [they speak about it in the news here]

34. A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, N. Meijer, J. Caves-Rugenstein, A. Schauer, J. Fiebig , A. Mulch, C. Hoorn, N. Barbolini & Z. Guo (2020). Decline of soil respiration in NE Tibet through the fall into the Oligocene icehouse. Palaeo3 560, 110016. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110016

33. A. Licht, Zaw Win, J. Westerweel, N. Cogné, C.K. Morley, S. Chantraprasert, F. Poblete, T. Ugrai, B. Nelson, Day Wa Aung and G: Dupont-Nivet (2020). Magmatic history of central Myanmar and implications for the evolution of the Burma Terrane. Gondwana Research 87, 303-319. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2020.06.016

32. K.C.Beard, G. Metais, F. Ocakoglu & A. Licht (2020). An omomyid primate from the Pontide Microcontinent of north-central Anatolia: implications for sweepstakes dispersal of terrestrial mammals during the Eocene. Geobios 66-67, pp.143-152. doi:10.1016/j.geobios.2020.06.008

31. H. Huang, R. Morley, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, F. Grimsson, R. Zetter, Zaw Win, Day Wa Aung & C. Hoorn (2020). Eocene palms from central Myanmar in a SE Asian and global perspective: Evidence from the palynological record. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 194, 177-206. doi:10.1093/botlinnean/boaa038

30. D. Tardif, F. Fluteau, Y. Donnadieu, G. Le Hir, J.-B. Ladant, A. Licht, F. Poblete, G. Dupont-Nivet, & P. Sepulchre (2020). The onset of Asian Monsoons: a modelling perspective. Climate of the Past 16 (3), 847-865. doi:10.5194/cp-16-847-2020

28. G. Xiao, Y. Sun, J. Yang, Q. Yin, G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Licht, A.E. Kehew, Y. Hu, J. Geng, Z. Wang, G. Dai, & Z. Wu (2020). Early Pleistocene integration of the Yellow River shown by detrital zircon provenance. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 109691. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109691

28. M.D. Turzewski, K.W. Huntington, A. Licht & K. Lang (2020). Provenance and erosional impact of Quaternary megafloods through the Yarlung-Tsangpo Gorge from zircon U-Pb geochronology of flood deposits, Eastern Himalaya. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 535, 116113.

27. R. Leary, P. Umhoefer, M. Smith, T. Smith, J. Saylor, N. Riggs, G. Burr, E. Lodes, D. Foley, A. Licht, M. Mueller & C. Baird (2020). Provenance of Pennsylvanian-Permian sedimentary rocks associated with the Ancestral Rocky Mountains orogeny in southwestern Laurentia: implications for continental-scale Laurentian sediment transport systems. Lithosphere 12,  88-121.

In 2019

26. M. Mueller, A. Licht, C. Campbell, F. Ocakoğlu, M. Taylor, L. Burch, T. Ugrai, M. Kaya, B. Kurtoglu, P. Coster, G. Metais & K.C. Beard (2019). Collision chronology along the Izmir-Ankara-Erzincan suture zone: Insights from the Sarıcakaya Basin, western Anatolia. Tectonics 38 (10), 3652-3674. doi:10.1029/2019TC005683

25. J. Westerweel, P. Roperch, A. Licht, Zaw Win, F. Poblete, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, Day Wa Aung. Paleomagnetic data from the Burma Terrane (Myanmar) constrain the geodynamic evolution of the India-Asia collision. Nature Geoscience 12, 863–868. doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0443-2 [they speak about it in the news here]

24. F. Polette, A. Cincotta, D.J. Batten, P. Depuydt, A. Licht, D. Neraudeau, G. Garcia & X. Valentin (2019). Palynological assemblage from the lower Cenomanian plant-bearing Lagerstätte of Jaunay-Clan-Ormeau-Saint-Denis (Vienne, western France): stratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental implications (2019). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology  271, 104102. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.104102

23. W. Zhixiang, H. Chunju, A. Licht , R. Zhang & D.B. Kemp (2019). Middle to late Miocene eccentricity forcing on lake expansion in NE Tibet: implications for the evolution of the East Asian monsoon. Geophysical Research Letters 46, 6926-6935. doi:10.1029/2019gl082283

22. S. Botsyun, P. Sepulchre, Y. Donnadieu, C. Risi, A. Licht, & J.K. Caves (2019). Revisited Paleoaltimetry Data Show Low Tibetan Plateau Elevation during the Eocene. Science 363 (6430), eaaq1436. doi:10.1126/science.aaq1436 [they speak about it in the news here]

21. N. Meijer, G. Dupont-Nivet, H.A. Abels, M. Kaya, A. Licht, M. Xiao, Y. Zhang, P. Roperch, M. Poujol, Z. Lai & Z. Guo (2019). Central Asian moisture modulated by proto-Paratethys Sea incursions since the Early Eocene. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 510, 73-84. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2018.12.031

20. M. Page, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, N. Meijer, A. Schauer, K. Huntington, D. Bajnai, J. Fiebig, A. Mulch, & Z. Guo (2019). Synchronous cooling and decline in monsoonal rainfall in NE Tibet through the fall into the Oligocene Icehouse. Geology 47 (3), 203-206. doi:10.1130/G45480.1

19· F. Ocakoğlu, A. Hakyemez, S. Açıkalın, S. Altıner, Y. Büyükmeriç, A. Licht, U. Tekin, H. Demircan, Ü. Şafak, A. Yıldız, İ. Yılmaz, M. Wagreich, C. Campbell (2019). Chronology of Subduction and Collision along the İzmir-Ankara Suture in Western Anatolia: records from the Central Sakarya Basin. International Geology Review 61 (10), 1244-1269. doi:10.1080/00206814.2018.1507009

18· M.F. Jones, P. Coster, A. Licht, G. Métais, F. Ocakoğlu, M.Taylor & K.C. Beard (2019). A stem bat (Chiroptera: Palaeochiropterygidae) from the late middle Eocene of northern Anatolia: Implications for the dispersal and paleobiology of early bats. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments  99 (2), 261–269. doi:10.1007/s12549-018-0338-z

In 2018

17. G. Metais, P. Coster, J.R. Kappelman, A. Licht, F. Ocakoglu, M. Taylor, & K.C. Beard.Eocene metatherians from Anatolia illuminate the assembly of an island fauna during Deep Time. Plos One 11, e0206181. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0206181

16. W. Zhixiang, S. Yongjin, A. Licht & H. Chunju. Sedimentology and magnetostratigraphy of the Middle Miocene Ashigong Formation, Guide Basin, China, and its implications for the tectonic and paleoclimatic evolution of NE Tibet (2018). Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 33 (10), 1066-1085. doi:10.1029/2018pa003409

15· A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, P. Roperch, D. Park, V. Littell, J. Westerweel, D. Jones, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, & Kyaing Sein. Paleogene evolution of the Burmese forearc basin and implications for the history of India-Asia convergence. GSA Bulletin 131 (5-6), 730-748. doi:10.1130/B35002.1

14· M. De Los Santos, P. Copeland, T. Lawton, A. Licht, S. Hall (2018). Magnetostratigraphy, age and depositional environment of the Lobo Formation, southwest New Mexico: Implications for the Laramide orogeny in the southern Rocky Mountains. Basin Research 30, 401-423.

In 2017

13. A. Licht, P. Coster, F. Ocakoğlu, C. Campbell, G. Métais, A. Mulch, M. Taylor, J. Kappelman & K.C. Beard (2017). Tectono-stratigraphy of the Orhaniye Basin, Turkey: Implications for collision chronology and Paleogene biogeography of central Anatolia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 143, 45-58, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.03.033

12· A. Licht, J. Quade, A. Kowler, M. De Los Santos, A. Hudson, A. Schauer, K. Huntington, P. Copeland, T. Lawton (2017). Impact of the North American monsoon on isotope paleoaltimeters: implications for the paleoaltimetry of the American Southwest. American Journal of Science 317, 1-33 doi:10.2475/01.2017.01

Before 2017

11. A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Pullen, P. Kapp, H.A. Abels, Z. Lai, Z. Guo, J. Abell & D. Giesler (2016). Resilience of the Asian atmospheric circulation shown by Paleogene dust provenance. Nature Communications 6. doi:10.1038/ncomms12390

10· A. Licht, A. Pullen, P. Kapp, J. Abell & D. Giesler (2016). Eolian cannibalism: Reworked loess and fluvial sediment as the main sources of the Chinese Loess Plateau. GSA Bulletin 128, 944-956, doi:10.1130/b31375.1

A. Licht, L. Reisberg, C. France-Lanord, Aung Naing Soe & J.J. Jaeger (2016). Cenozoic evolution of the central Myanmar drainage system: insights from sediment provenance in the Minbu Sub-Basin, central Myanmar. Basin Research 28, 237-251. doi:10.1111/bre.12108

A. Licht, A. Boura, D. de Franceschi, T. Utescher, Chit Sein & J.J. Jaeger (2015). Late middle Eocene fossil wood of Myanmar: implications for the landscape and the climate of the Eocene Bengal Bay. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 216c, 44-54. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.01.010

A. Licht, M. van Cappelle, H. A. Abels, J.B. Ladant, J. Trabucho-Alexandre, C. France-Lanord, Y. Donnadieu, J. Vandenberghe, T. Rigaudier, C. Lécuyer, D. Terry Jr., R. Adriaens, A. Boura, Z. Guo, Aung Naing Soe, J. Quade, G. Dupont-Nivet & J.-J. Jaeger (2014). Asian monsoons in a late Eocene greenhouse world. Nature 513, 501-506. doi:10.1038/nature13704

X. Valentin, B. Gomez, V. Daviero-Gomez, S. Charbonnier, P. Ferchaud, A.G. Kirejtshuke, A. Licht, D. Néraudeau, R. Vullo & G. Garcia (2014). Plant-dominated assemblage and invertebrates from the lower Cenomanian of Jaunay-Clan, south-western France. Comptes Rendus Palévol 13, 443-454. doi:10.1016/j.crpv.2014.04.001

A. Licht, I. Cojan, L. Caner, Aung Naing Soe, J.J. Jaeger & C. France-Lanord (2014). Role of permeability barriers in alluvial hydromorphic palaeosols: the Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar. Sedimentology 61, 362-382. doi:10.1111/sed.12059

A. Licht, A. Boura, D. De Franceschi, S. Ducrocq, Aung Naing Soe & J.J. Jaeger (2014). Fossil woods from the Late Middle Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar. Review of Palaebotany and Palynology 202, 29-46. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2013.12.002

I.G. Usoskin, G. Hulot, R. Roth, A. Licht, F. Joos, G.A. Kovaltsov, E. Thebault & A. Khokhlov (2014). Evidence for distinct modes of solar activity. Astronomy and Astrophysics 562, L10. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201423391

2· A. Licht, C. France-Lanord, L. Reisberg, C. Fontaine, Aung Naing Soe & J.J. Jaeger (2013). A palaeo Tibet-Myanmar connection? Reconstructing the late Eocene drainage system of central Myanmar using a multi-proxy approach. Journal of the Geological Society, London 170, 929-939. doi:10.1144/jgs2012-126

A. Licht, G. Hulot, Y. Gallet & E. Thebault (2013). Ensembles of low degree archeomagnetic field models for the past three millennia. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 224, 38-67. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2013.08.007