PAUL TAPPONNIER

 CURRICULUM VITAE PAUL TAPPONNIER

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ADDRESS

312 Institute of Crustal Dynamics, CEA, Haidian, Beijing, 100085.


TELEPHONE

+8610 62842609


EMAIL

ptapponnier@gmail.com


NATIONALITY

French


LANGUAGES

French, Italian, English


MARITAL STATUS

Married


教育背景

1970 : 法国巴黎高等矿业学院地质与地球物理学专业硕士

1978 : 法国蒙波利埃第二大学博士, ("Intracontinental Tectonics in Alpine Europe and Asia", with honours)


工作经历

2019 to present: Distinguished Research Professor, Institute of Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration.

2009 to 2018: Full Professor and Head of Tectonics and Earthquake Research, Earth Observatory of Singapore (an institute of Nanyang Technological University)

1991 to 2009: Director of the Tectonics Department & Full rofessor with tenure

(Physicien, classe exceptionnelle), Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris

1984 -1996, 2001-2004: Director of Unité Mixte de Recherche 7578, "Tectonique, Mécanique de la Lithosphère" (one of the Research Laboratory of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

1984 to 1999: Distinguished visiting scientist, JPL

2000: Invited professor, Caltech, USA

2008 to 2009: Invited professor, Schlumberger/Saudi Aramco, KSA

1986 to 1990: Full Professor (Physicien Titulaire, 2nd then 1st class), Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, tenured.

1980 to 1985: Associate Professor (Physicien Adjoint), Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, with tenure.

1978 to 1980: Assistant Professor, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris.

1976 to 1978: Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montpellier.

1975 to 1976: Master Assistant, Laboratoire de Géologie Structurale, Université des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier.

1973-1975: Visiting Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences).

1971-1973: Assistant, Université des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Laboratoire de Géologie Structurale, Montpellier.

1970-1971: Assistant, École Nationale Supérieure des Ponts & Chaussées (Géologie appliquée, Génie civil).


获奖情况

·  Silver Medal of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, 1984

(法国国家科学中心银质奖章)

·  "Alfred Wegener" Medal of European Union of Geosciences, 1985

(欧洲地球科学学会”魏格纳”勋章)

·  Grand Prix Scientifique de la ville de Paris, 1990

(巴黎拉维尔科学奖章)

·  Knight of National Order of Legion of Honour, France, 1991

(法国国家荣誉军团骑士勋章)

·  Best Paper award, Geological Society of America, 1994

(1994年美国地质学会最佳论文奖)

·  Fellow of American Geophysical Union, 1994

(美国地球物理学会会士)

·  Honorary Fellow of Geological Society of America, 1996

(1996年美国地质学会荣誉院士)

·  Friendship Medal, China, 1998

(中国“友谊勋章”)

·  Lyell Medal, Geological Society, London, 2001

(英国伦敦皇家地质学会莱伊尔勋章)

·  Foreign associate Member of the National Academy of Science (USA), 2005

(美国国家科学院外籍院士)

·  Member of the French Academy of Sciences, 2005 (Corresponding member since 1994)

(法国科学院院士)

·  Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of London, 2008

(英国伦敦皇家地质学会荣誉会士)

·  Einstein Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011

(中国科学院爱因斯坦讲席教授)

·  Honorary Member of the Nepal Geological Society 2012

(尼泊尔地质学会荣誉会士)

·  Axford Medal, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 2018

(美国海洋地质学会艾克斯福特奖)


社会任职

· Société Géologique de France   (法国地质学会)

· Académie des Sciences               (法国科学院)

·  American Geophysical Union    (美国地球物理学会)

·  Geological Society of America  (美国地质学会)

·  Geological Society of London   (美国地质学会)

·  European Union of Geosciences (欧洲地球物理学会)


期刊编委

Associate Editor of:

·  Tectonophysics 1981 to 1989

· Geology 1982 to 1985

·  European Editor of Tectonics 1982 to 1988.

·  Editor of Earth & Planetary Science Letters 1992 to 1996


 


研究领域


·  Continental Dynamics and Tectonics, with particular emphasis on collision zones, plateaux and mountain belts, particularly in Asian-Mediterranean regions.

·  Active faulting and seismotectonics, earthquake hazard assessment.

·  Quantitative Geomorphology, state-of-the-art determination of current rates of active deformation processes.

·  Rock mechanics and rock deformation physics.

 

学术论文


1.Mattauer, M., F. Proust, and P. Tapponnier, Major-strike-slip fault of late hercynian age in Morocco, Nature, 237, n° 5351, 160-162, 1972.


2.Debats, J.M., J.F. Gamond, R. Lagabrielle, et P. Tapponnier, Un exemple de superposition de deux phases de plisssement dans les chaînes subalpines de la région de Digne, Géologie Alpine, 48, 179-186, 1972.


3.Bayer, R., V. Courtillot, M. Daignières, et P. Tapponnier, Dorsales médio-océaniques: un modèle évolutif de la zone axiale, C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 276, 2765-2768, 1973.


4.Tapponnier, P., et J. Varet, La zone de Mak'Arrosou en Afar: un équivalent émergé des failles transformantes océaniques, C.R. Acad. Sc.Paris, 278, 209-212, 1974.


5.Courtillot, V., P. Tapponnier, and J. Varet, Surface features associated with transform faults: a comparison between observed examples and an experimental model, Tectonophysics, 24, 317-329, 1974.


6.Daignieres, M., V. Courtillot, R. Bayer, and P. Tapponnier, A model for the evolution of the axial zone of mid- ocean ridges as suggested by Icelandic Tectonics, Earth Planet. Sc. Letters, 26, 22-232, 1975.


7.Molnar, P., and P. Tapponnier, Cenozoic Tectonics of Asia: effects of a continental collision,  Science, 189, n°4201, 419-426, 1975


8.Francheteau, J., R. Hékinian, X. Le Pichon, D. Needham, P. Choukroune, P. Tapponnier, G. Bellaiche and J.L. Cheminée, Transform fault and Rift Valley from Bathyscaph an diving saucer, Science, 190, n° 4210, 108-116, 1975.


9.Tapponnier, P., and W.F. Brace, Development of stress induced microcracks in Westerly Granite, Int. J. Rock. Mech. Min. Sci., 13, 103-112, Pergamon Press, 1976.


10.Needham, H.D., P. Choukroune, J.L. Cheminée, X. Le Pichon, J. Francheteau, and P. Tapponnier, The accreting plate boundary: Ardouköba Rift (Northeast Africa) and the oceanic Rift Valley, Earth and Planet. Sc. Letters, 28, 439-453, 1976.


11.Tapponnier, P., and P. Molnar, Slip line field theory and large-scale continental tectonics,       Nature, 264, n° 5584, 319-324, 1976.


12.Molnar, P., and P. Tapponnier, Relation of the Tectonics of eastern China to the India-Eurasia collision: Application of slip line field theory to large scale continental tectonics, Geology, 5, 212-216, 1977.


13.Tapponnier, P., and P. Molnar, Active faulting and Cenozoïc tectonic of China, J. Geophys. Res., 82, n° 10, 2905-2930, 1977.


14.Tapponnier, P., Evolution tectonique du système alpin en Méditerranée: poinçonnement et écrasement rigide- plastique, Bull. Soc. Géol. France, (7), t. XIX, n° 2, 437-460, 1977.


15.Proust F., J.P. Petit, et P. Tapponnier, L'accident du Tizi N'Test et le rôle des décrochements dans la tectonique du Haut Atlas occidental (Maroc), Bull. Soc. Géol. France, (7), t. XIX, n° 3, 541-551, 1977.


16.Mattauer, M., P. Tapponnier, et F. Proust, Sur le mécanisme de formation des chaînes  


intracontinentales: l'exemple des chaînes atlasiques du Maroc, Bull. Soc. Géol. France, (7), t. XIX, 521-526, 1977.


17.Tahirkheli,  R.A.K.,  M.  Mattauer,  F.  Proust,  and  P.  Tapponnier,  Some  new  data  on  the  India-Eurasia convergence in the Pakistani Himalayas, Colloque International du C.N.R.S., Himalaya: Sciences de la Terre, v.268, 209-220, C.N.R.S., Paris, 1977.


18.Molnar, P., Chen Wang Ping, T.J. Fitch, P. Tapponnier, W.E.K. Warsi, and F.T. Wu, Structure and tectonics of the Himalaya: a brief summary of relevant geophysical observations, Colloque International du C.N.R.S., Himalaya: Sciences de la Terre, v. 268., 267-294, C.N.R.S., Paris, 1977.


19.Mattauer, M., F. Proust, and P. Tapponnier, Tectonic mechanism of obduction in relation with high pressure metamorphism, Colloque International du C.N.R.S., Orogenic Mafic and Ultra-mafic Association, v. 272, 197-201, C.N.R.S., Paris, 1977.


20.Mattauer, M., F. Proust, P. Tapponnier, et C. Cassaigneau, Ophiolites, obductions et tectonique globale dans l'Est de l'Afghanistan, C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 287, 983-985, 1978.


21.Tapponnier, P., and J. Francheteau, Necking of the lithosphere and the mechanics of slowly accreting plate boundaries, J. Geophys. Res., 83, 3955-3970, 1978.


22.Molnar, P., and P. Tapponnier, Active tectonics of Tibet, J. Geophys. Res., 83, 3955-3970, 1978.


23.Mattauer, M., et P. Tapponnier, Tectonique des plaques et tectonique intracontinentale dans les Alpes franco- italiennes, C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, t. 287, 1978.


24.Tapponnier, P., and P. Molnar, Active faulting and Cenozoïc Tectonics of the Tien Shan, Mongolia, and the Baïkal region, J. Geophys. Res., 84, 3425-3459., 1979.


25.Tahirkheli, R.K., M. Mattauer, F. Proust, and P. Tapponnier, The India-Eurasia suture zone in Northern Pakistan: some new data for an interpretation at plate scale, Geological Survey of Pakistan, Edit. by A. Frah and K.A. de Jong, 125-130, 1979.


26.Le Dain, A.Y., Robineau, B. et P. Tapponnier, Les effets tectoniques de l'évènement sismique et volcanique de novembre 1978, dans le rift d'Asal-Choubbet, Bull. Soc. Geol. France, (7), t. XXII, p. 817-822, 1979.


27.Abdallah, A., Courtillot, V., Kasser, M., Le Dain, A.Y., Lépine, J.C., Robineau, B. Ruegg, J.C., Tapponnier, P., and A. Tarantola, Relevance of Afar seismicity and volcanism to the mechanics of accreting plate boundaries, Nature, v. 2828, n° 5734, 17-23, 1979.


28.Molnar, P., and P. Tapponnier, A possible dependence of tectonic strength on the age of the crust in Asia, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett. 52, 107-114, 1981.


29.Tapponnier, P., Mattauer, M., Proust, F., and C. Cassaigneau, Mesozoïc ophiolites, sutures and large scale tectonic movements in Afghanistan, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett. 52, 355-371, 1981.


30.Tapponnier, P., Mercier, J.L. Proust, F., Andrieux, J., Armiho, R., Bassoullet, J.P., Brunel, M., Burg, J.P., Colchen, M., Dupré, B., Girardeau, J., Marcoux, J., Mascle, G., Matte, P., Nicolas, A., Li Tingdong, Xiao Xuchang, Chang Chenfa, Lin Paoyu, Li Guangcen, Wang Naiwen, Chen Guoming, Han Tonglin, Whang Xibin, Den Wanming, Zhen Haisang, Sheng Huaibin, Cao Yondong, Zhou Ji, and Qiu Hongrong, The tibetan side of the India-Eurasian collision, Nature, v. 294, 405-410, 1981.


31.Tapponnier, P., J.L. Mercier, R. Armijo, Han Tonglin, and Zhou Ji, Field evidence for active normal faulting in Tibet, Nature, v. 194, 410-415, 1981.


32.Mattauer, M., P. Tapponnier, and F. Proust, Some analogies between the tectonic histories of Afghanistan and Tibet, Geological and Ecological studies of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, v. 1, p. 315-324, Science Press Beijing, and Gordon Breach, New York, Editors, 1981.


33.Molnar, P., Wang Ping Chen, and P. Tapponnier, Constraints of the amount of North-South shortening in Tibet during the Cenozoïc, Geological and Ecological studies of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, v. 1, p. 757-761, Science Press Beijing, and Gordon and Breach, New York, Editors, 1981


34.Tapponnier, P., P. Molnar, and Wang Ping Chen, Active normal faulting in Tibet, Geological and Ecological studies of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, v. 1, p. 43-50, Science Press Beijing, and Gordon and Breach, New York, Editors, 1981.


35.Molnar, P., Tapponnier, P., and Wang Ping Chen, Extensional tectonics in central and eastern Asia: a brief summary, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London., A300, 403-406, 1981.


36.Peltzer, G., P. Tapponnier, et P. Cobbold, Les grands décrochements de l'Est Asiatique, évolution dans le temps et comparaisons avec un modèle expérimental, C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 194, 319-324, 1982.


37.Tapponnier, P., G. Peltzer, A.Y. Le Dain, R. Armijo, and P. Cobbold, Propagating extrusion tectonics in Asia: new insights from simple experiments with Plasticine, Geology, v. 10, 611-616, 1982.


38.Petit, J.P., F. Proust, et P. Tapponnier, Critères de sens de mouvement sur les miroirs des failles en roches non calcaires, Bull. Soc. Géol. France, XXV, n° 4, 589-608, 1983.


39.Le Dain, A.Y., P. Tapponnier, and P. Molnar, Active faulting and tectonics of Burma and surrounding regions, J. Geophys. Res., 89, 453-472, 1984.


40.Allègre, C.J., Courtillot V., Tapponnier, P., Hirn, A., et al., Structure and evolution of the Himalaya-Tibet orogenic belt, Nature, 17-22, 1984.


41.Peltzer, G., Gillet P., Tapponnier P., Formation des failles dans un matériau modèle: la plasticine, Bull. Soc. Géol. France 7/26, 161-168, 1984.


42.Proust, F., Burg, J.P., Matte P., Tapponnier P., Li Tingdong, Chen Guoming, Succession des phases de plissement sur une transversale du Tibet méridional, implications géodynamiques, in "Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet", J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen Edit., C.N.R.S., Paris, 385-392, 1984.


43.Han Tong Lin, Li Ting Dong, Zhou Qi, R. Armijo, J. Mercier et P. Tapponnier, Le système tectonique actif du Tibet Méridional, in "Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet", J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen Edit., C.N.R.S., Paris, 393-411, 1984.


44.Mercier, J., P. Tapponnier, R. Armijo, Han Tong Lin, et Zhou Qi, Failles normales actives au Tibet: preuves de terrain, in "Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet", J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen Edit., C.N.R.S., Paris, 413-422, 1984.


45.Mattauer, M., Matte P., Malavieille J., Tapponnier P., Maluski M., Xu Zhi Qin, Lu Yi Lun & Tang Yao Qin, Tectonics of the Qinling Belt: Buildup and evolution of eastern Asia. Nature, 317, 496-500, 1985.


46.Peltzer, G., Tapponnier P., Zhang Zhi Tao & Xu Zhi Qin, Neogene and Quaternary faulting in and along the Qin Ling Shan. Nature, 317, 500-505, 1985.


47.Pautot G., Rangin, C  Briais, A., Tapponnier P., Beuzart P., Lericolais G., Mathieu X., W. Jinlong, H. Shuqiao, L. Hengxiu, L. Yingxian, Z. Jicheng, Spreading direction in the Central South China Sea. Nature, 321, 150-154, 1986.


48.Tapponnier P., Peltzer G. & Armijo R., On the mechanics of the collision between India and Asia, in Coward M. and Ries A.C. eds, "Collision Tectonics", Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ., 19, 115-117, 1986.


49.Armijo, R., Tapponnier P., Mercier J.L. & Han Tong Lin, Quaternary extension in Southern Tibet: field observations and tectonic implications.J. Geophys. Res., 91, 13.803-13.872, 1986.


50.Gaudemer, Y., &Tapponnier P., Le Snake Range (Nevada, U.S.A.) une zone de cisaillement ductile d'échelle crustale. Bull. Soc. Geol. France, T2, 863-870, 1986.


51.Pautot G., Rangin C., Briais A., Tapponnier P., Beuzard P., Lericolais G., Mathieu X., Jinlong Wu, Shuqiao Han, Hengxidu Li, Yingxian Lu, Jichang Zhao, La dorsale fossile de la mer de Chine méridionale: analyse morphostructurale. C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 303, Série II, 1986.


52.Gaudemer Y. &Tapponnier P., Ductile and brittle deformation in the northern Snake Range, Nevada, J. Struct. Geology, 9, 159-180, 1987.


53.Courtillot V., Armijo R., Tapponnier P., Kinematics of the Sinaï triple junction and a two phase model of Arabia-Africa rifting. Coward, M.P., Dewey J.F. and Hancock P.L. (eds), Continental extensional tectonics Geological Society Special Publ. n° 28, 559-573, 1987.


54.Bayer R., Cazes M., Dal Piza G.V., Damotte B., Elter G.G., Hirn A., Lanza R., Lombardo B., Meyer B, J.L., Nicolas A., Nicolich R., Polino R., Roure F., Sacchi R., Scarascia S., Tabacco I., Tapponnier P., Tardy M., Taylor M., Thouvenot F., Torreilles G., Villien A., Premiers résultats de la traversée des Alpes Occidentales par sismique reflexion verticale (programme ECORS-CROP).C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 305, 1461-1470, 1987.


55.Gaudemer, Y., Jaupart C., Tapponnier P., Thermal control on post-orogenic extension in collision belts. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 89, 48-62, 1988.


56.Peltzer, G., Tapponnier P., Gaudemer, Y., Meyer, B., Offsets of late Quaternary morphology, rate of slip and recurrence of large earthquakes on the Chang Ma fault (Gansu, China). J. Geophys. Res. 93, 7793-7812, 1988.


57.Peltzer, G., and Tapponnier, P., Formation and evolution of Strike-slip faults, rifts, and basins during the India- Asia Collision: an experimental approach, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 15085-15117, 1988.


58.Armijo, R., Tapponnier, P., and Han Tonglin, Late Cenozoïc Right-Lateral Strike-slip Faulting in Southern Tibet, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 2787-2839, 1989.


59.Jaeger, J.J., Courtillot, V., and Tapponnier, P., Paleontological view of the ages of the Deccan Traps, the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary, and the India-Asia Collision, Geology, 17, 316-319, 1989.


60.Briais., Anne, P. Tapponnier and Guy Pautot., Constraints of Sea Beam on crustal fabrics and seafloor spreading in the South China Sea, Earthand Planetary Science Letters, 95, 307-320, 1989.


61.Peltzer G., P. Tapponnier and R. Armijo., Magnitude of Late Quaternary Left-Lateral Displacements along the North edge of Tibet, Science, 246-1285-1289, 1989.


62.Gaudemer Y., P. Tapponnier, D.L. Turcotte, River offsets across active strike-slip faults, Annales Tectonicae, Vol. III, n° 2, p. 55-76, 1989.


63.Meyer., B., M. Meghraoui, P. Tapponnier, Guo Shunmin, Xiang Hongfa, Chen Zhitai et Cai Shuahua., Comparaison morphologique des escarpements de failles normales et inverses synchrones du tremblement de terre d'El Asnam, Algérie (10 octobre 1980), C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 310, 139-145, 1990.


64.Tapponnier P., R. Armijo, I. Manighetti, V. Courtillot., Bookshelf faulting and horizontal block rotations between overlapping rifts in Southern Afar, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 17, n° 1, 1-4, 1990.


65.Schärer U., P. Tapponnier, R. Lacassin, Ph H Leloup, Zhong Dalai & Ji Schaocheng, Intraplate tectonics in Asia: a precise age for large-scale Miocene movement along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone, China. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 97, 65-77, 1990.


66.Tapponnier P., R. Lacassin, Ph.  H. Leloup, U. Schärer, Zhong Dalai, Wu Haiwei, Liu Xiaohan, Ji Shaocheng, Zhang Lianshang & Zhong Jiayou, The Ailoa Shan/River metamorphic belt: Tertiary left-lateral shear between Indochina and South China, Nature, 343, 431-437, 1990.


67.Lacassin R., P. Tapponnier et L. Bourjot, Culminations anticlinales d'échelle crustale et imbrication de la lithosphère dans les Alpes, apports du profil ECORS-CROP, C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 310, Série II, p. 807-814, 1990.


68.Tapponnier P., B. Meyer, J.P. Avouac, G. Peltzer, Y. Gaudemer, Guo Shunnin, Xiang Hongfa, Yin Kelun, Chen Zhitai, Cai Shuahua & Dai Huagang, Active thrusting and folding in the Qilian Shan, and decoupling between upper crust and mantle in northeastern Tibet, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 97, p. 382-403, 1990.


69.A. Briais, R. Armijo, Th. Winter, P. Tapponnier, A. Herbecq, Morphological evidence for Quaternary normal faulting and seismic hazard in the Eastern Pyrenees, Annales Tectonicae, Vol. VI, n° 1, p. 19-42, 1990.


70.Meyer B., J.P. Avouac, P. Tapponnier, & M. Meghraoui, Mesures topographiques sur le segment SW de la zone faillée d'El Asnam et interprétation mécanique des relations entre failles inverses et normales, Bull. Soc. Géol. France, 8, t. VI, n° 3, p. 447-456, 1990.


71.Stein   R.S., P. Briole, J.C. Ruegg, P. Tapponnier & F. Gasse, Contemporary, Holocene, and Quaternary Deformation of the Asal Rift, Djibouti: Implications for the Mechanics of Slow Spreading Ridges, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 96, n° B13, p. 21789-21806, 1991.


72.Winter Th. &P. Tapponnier, Extension majeure post-Jurassique et ante Miocène dans le centre de l'Italie: données microtectoniques, Bull. Soc. géol. France, t. 162, n° 6, p. 1095-1108, 1991.


73.Chen Y., J.C. Cogné, V. Courtillot, J.P. Avouac, P. Tapponnier and al., Paleomagnetic study of Mesozoic continental sediments along the Northern Tien Shan (China) and heterogeneous strain in Central Asia, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 96, B3, 4065-4082, 1991.


74.Avouac J.P., B. Meyer and P. Tapponnier, On the growth of normal faults and the existence of flats and ramps along the El Asnam active fold and thrust system, Tectonics, Vol. 11, n° 1, p. 1-11, 1992.


75.Harrison T. Mark, Chen Weinji, Ph. H. Leloup, F.J. Ryerson, P. Tapponnier, An early Miocene transition in deformation regime within the Red River fault zone, Yunnan, and its significance for Indo-Asia Tectonics, Journal of Geophysical Res., Vol. 97, n° B5, p. 7159-7182, 1992.


76.Avouac J.P., P. Tapponnier, Cinématique des déformations actives en Asie Centrale, C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 315, Série II, p. 1791-1798, 1992.


77.Briais A., Ph. Patriat, and P. Tapponnier, Updated Interpretation of Magnetic anomalies and seafloor spreading stages in the south China sea, Implications for the Tertiary Tectonics of Southeast Asia, Jour. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 98, n° B4, p. 6299-6328, April 10, 1993.


78.Avouac J.P., P. Tapponnier, M. Bai, H. You and G. Wang, Active Thrusting in the Tien Shan and Late Cenozoic Rotation of the Tarim Relative to Dzungaria and Kazakhstan, Journ. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 98, n° B4, p. 6755-6804, April 1993.


79.Leloup P.H., T. Mark Harrison, F.J. Ryerson, Chen Wenji, Li Qi, P. Tapponnier and R. Lacassin, Structural, Petrological and Thermal Evolution of a Tertiary Ductile Strike-Slip Shear Zone, Journ. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 98, n° B4, p. 6715-6744, April 10, 1993.


80.Lacassin R., Ph. H. Leloup, and P. Tapponnier, Bounds on strain in large tertiary shear-zones of SE Asia from boudinage restoration, Jour. ofStructural Geology, Vol. 15, n° 6, pp. 677-692, 1993.


81.Avouac J.P. and P. Tapponnier, Kinematic model of active deformation in Central Asia, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 20, n° 10, pp. 895-898, 1993.


82.Arnaud N.O., M. Brunel, J.M. Cantagrel, and P. Tapponnier, High Cooling and Denudation Rates at Kongur Shan, Eastern Pamir (Xinjiang, China) Revealed by 40AR/39Ar Alkali Feldspar Thermochronology, Tectonics, Vol. 12, n° 6, pp. 1335-1346, 1993.


83.Brunel, M., Arnaud, N., Tapponnier, P., Pan, Y., and Wang, Y., 1994, Kongur Shan normal fault: Type example of mountain building assisted by extension (Karakorum fault, eastern Pamir) : Geology, v . 22, p. 707-710, doi : 10.1130/0091-7613(1994)022<0707 :KSNFTE >2.3.CO;2.


84.Th. Winter, J. Binquet, A. Szendroi, G. Colombet, R. Armijo, P. Tapponnier, From plate tectonics to the design of the Dul Hasti hydroelectric project in Kashmir (India), Engineering Geology, 36, pp. 211-241, 1994.


85.U. Schärer, Lian-Sheng Zhang, P. Tapponnier, Duration of strike-slip movements in large shear zones: The Red River belt, China, Earth & Planetary Science Letters 126, pp. 379-397, 1994.


86.Gaudemer Y., P. Tapponnier, B. Meyer, G. Peltzer, Guo Shunmin, ChenZhitai, Dai Huagung and I. Cifuentes, Partioning of crustal slip between linked, active faults in the Eastern Qilian Shan, and evidence for a major seismic Gap, the "Tianzhu Gap", on the Western Haiyuan fault, Gansu (China)", Geophysical Journal, 120:3, pp. 599-645, 1995.


87.Leloup P.H., R. Lacassin, P. Tapponnier, U. Schärer, Zhong Dalai, Liu Xiaohan, Zhang Liangshang, Ji Shaocheng, Phan Trong Trinh, The Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone (Yunnan, China), Tertiary transform boundary of Indochina, Tectonophysics 251, pp. 3-84, 1995.


88.Meyer B., P. Tapponnier, Y.  Gaudemer, G.  Peltzer, Guo Shunmin and  Chen Zhitai, Rate  of  left-lateral movement along the easternmost segment of the Altyn Tagh fault, east of 96°E (China), Geophys. J. Int. 124, pp. 29-44, 1996.


89.Harrison, T.M., P.H. Leloup, F.J. Ryerson, P. Tapponnier, R. Lacassin and Chen Wenji, Diachronous initiation of transtension along the Ailao Shan-Red River Shear zone, Yunnan and Vietnam, The Tectonics of Asia, Cambridge University Press, N.Y., 1996.


90.Jacques E., G.C. King, P. Tapponnier, J.C. Ruegg and I. Manighetti, Seismic triggering by stress changes after the 1978 events in the Asal Rift, Djibouti, Geophys. J. Lett., Vol. 23, n° 18, 2481-2484, 1996.


91.Lavé, J., J.P. Avouac, R. Lacassin, P. Tapponnier and J.P. Montagner, Seismic anisotropy beneath Tibet: evidence for eastward extrusion of the Tibetan Lithosphere? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 140, pp. 83-96, 1996.


92.Lacassin R., U. Schärer, P. Hervé Leloup, N. Arnaud, P. Tapponnier, Xiaohan Liu, and Liansheng Zhang, Tertiary deformation and metamorphism SE Tibet: The folded Tiger-leap décollement of NW Yunnan, China, Tectonics, Vol. 15, n° 2, pp. 605-622, 1996.


93.Matte Ph., P. Tapponnier, N. Arnaud, L. Bourjot, J.P. Avouac, Ph. Vidal, Liu Qing, Pan Yusheng, Wang Yi, Tectonics of Western Tibet, between the Tarim and the Indus, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 142, pp. 311-330, 1996.


94.Wittlinger G., F. Masson, G. Poupinet, P. Tapponnier, Jiang Mei, G. Herquel, J. Guilbert, U. Achauer, Xue Guanqi, Shi Danian, Lithoscope Kunlun Team, Seismic tomography of northern Tibet and Kunlun: Evidence for crustal blocks and mantle velocity contrasts, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 139, pp. 226-279, 1996.


95.Manighetti I., P. Tapponnier, V. Courtillot and S. Gruszow, Propagation of  rifting along the Arabia-Somalia plate boundary: The Gulfs of Aden and Tadjoura, J. Geophys.Res., Vol. 102, n° B2, pp. 2681-2710, 1997.


96.Noir J., E. Jacques, S. Békri, P.M. Adler, P. Tapponnier and G.C.P. King, Fluid flow triggered migration of events in the 1989 Dobi earthquake sequence of Central Afar, Geophys. Res. Letters, Vol. 24, n° 18, pp. 2385-2338, 1997.


97.Lacassin R., H. Maluski, P.H. Leloup, P. Tapponnier, C. Hinthong, K. Siribhakdi, S. Chuaviroj and A. Charoenravat,  Tertiary  diachronic  extrusion  and  deformation  of  western  Indochina: structural  and  40 Ar/39Ar evidence from NW Thailand, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 10013-10037, 1997.


98.Lacassin R., B. Meyer, L. Benedetti, R. Armijo, and P. Tapponnier, signature morphologique de l’activité de la faille des Cévennes (Languedoc, France), C.R.Ac.Sc., Paris, 326, 807-815, 1998.


99.Meyer B., P. Tapponnier, L. Bourjot, F. Métivier, Y. Gaudemer, G. Peltzer, Guo Shunmin, and Chen Zhitai, Crustal Thickening in Gansu-Qinghai Lithospheric mantle subduction, and oblique, strike-slip controlled growth of the Tibet Plateau, Geophys. J. Int., 135, 1-47, 1998.


100.Lacassin R., P.H. Leloup, Phan Trong Trinh, P. Tapponnier, Basal unconformity of Red sandstones in North Vietnam, evidence for indosinian orogeny?, Terra Nova, 10, 106-111, 19.


101.Benedetti L., P. Tapponnier, G.C.P. King & L. Piccardi, Surface Rupture of the 1857 Southern Italian Earthquake?, Terra Nova , Vol. 10, n° 4, 206-210, 1998.


102.Manighetti I., P. Tapponnier, P.Y. Gillot, E. Jacques, V. Courtillot, R. Armijo, J.C. Ruegg & G. King, Propagation of rifting along the Arabia-Somalia plate boundary: Into Afar, J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 103, n° B3, 4947-4974, 1998.


103.Métivier F., Y. Gaudemer, P. Tapponnier, B. Meyer, Northeastward growth of the Tibet plateau deduced from balanced reconstruction of two depositional areas: the Qaidam and Hexi corridor, Tectonics, Vol. 17, n° 6, p. 823-842, 1998.


104.Thouvenot F., J. Fréchet, P. Tapponnier, J.C. Thomas, B. Le Brun, G. Ménard, R. Lacassin L. Jenattan, J.R. Grasso, O. Contant, A. Paul, and D. Hatzfeld, The M= 5.3, Epagny (French Alps) earthquake of 15 July 1996, a long awaited event on the Vuache Fault, Geophys. J. Int., 135, 876-892, 1998.


105.Van der Woerd, F.J. Ryerson, P. Tapponnier, Y. Gaudemer, R. Finkel, M. Caffee, Zhao Guoguang, He Qunlu, Holocene left slip-rate determined by cosmogenic surface dating on the Xidatan segment of the Kunlun Fault (Qinghai, China), Geology, 26, 695-698, 1998.


106.Wittlinger G., P. Tapponnier, G. Poupinet, Jian Mai, Shi Danian, G. Herquel, and F. Masson, Tomographic Evidence for Lithospheric shear along the Altyn Tagh fault (China), Science, 282, 74-76, 1998.


107.Lacassin R., B. Meyer, L. Benedetti, R. Armijo, P. Tapponnier, Réponse aux commentaires de Ambert et al., Mattauer et Sébrier et al, sur la note « Signature morphologique de l’activité, de la faille des Cévennes (Languedoc, France) », C.R.Acad. Sci Paris, 327, 861-866, 1998.


108.Courtillot V., I. Manighetti, P. Tapponnier, C. Jaupart and J. Besse, On causal links between flood basalts and continental breakup, E.P.S.L., 166, 177-195, 1999.


109.Lasserre C., P.H. Morel, Y. Gaudemer, P. Tapponnier, F.J. Ryerson, G. King, F. Métivier, M. Kasser, M. Kashgarian, Liu Baichi, Lu Taiyi, Yuan Daoyang, Post-glacial left slip-rate and past occurrence of M>8 earthquakes on the western Haiyuan fault (Gansu, China), J. of Geophysical Res., Vol. 104, n° B8, 17,633-17,651, 1999.


110.Métivier F., Y. Gaudemer, P. Tapponnier& M. Klein, Mass accumulation rates in Asia during the Cenozoic, Geophys. J. Int., vol. 137, 280-318, 1999.


111.Herquel G., P. Tapponnier, G. Wittlinger, Jiang Mei and Shi Danian, Telesismic shear wave splitting and lithospheric anisotropy beneath and across the Altyn Tagh fault, Geophysical Res. Lett., Vol. 26, n° 21, 3225-3228, 1999.


112.Jacques E., J.C. Ruegg, J.C. Lépine, P. Tapponnier, G.C.P. King and A. Omar, Relocation of M>2 events of the 1989 Dôbi seismic sequence in Afar : evidence for earthquake migration, Geophys. J. Int, 138, 447-469, 1999.


113.Griot D.A., J.P. Montagner, P. Tapponnier, Confrontation of mantle seismic anisotropy with two extreme models of strain in Central Asia, Geophysical Res. Lett., Vol. 25, n° 9, 1447-1450, 1999.


114.Griot D.A., J.P. Montagner, P. Tapponnier, Phase velocity structure from Rayleigh and Love waves in Tibet and its neighboring regions, J. of Geophysical Res., Vol. 103, n° B9, 21,215-21,232, Septembre 1999.


115.Piccardi L., Y. Gaudemer, P. Tapponnier, and M. Boccaletti, Active oblique extension in the central Apennines (Italy): evidence from the Fucino region, Geophysical J. Int., 139, 499-530, 1999.


116.Benedetti L., P. Tapponnier, G.C. King, B. Meyer, nd I. Manighetti, Growth folding and active thrusting in the Montello region, Veneto, northern Italy, J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 105, n° B1, pp. 739-766, 2000.


117.Roger F., P. Tapponnier, N. Arnaud, U. Scharer, M. Brunel, Xu Zhiqin, and Yang Jingsui, An Eocene magmatic belt across central Tibet : mantle subduction triggered by the Indian collision ?, Terra Nova, 12, N°3, 97-101, 2000.


118.Van der Woerd J., F.J. Ryerson, P. Tapponnier, A.-S. Meriaux, Y. Gaudemer, B. Meyer, R. C. Finkel, M. W. Caffee, Azhao Guoguang, Xu Zhiqin, Uniform Slip-Rate along the Kunlun Fault : Implications for seismic behaviour and large-scale tectonics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, N°16, 2353-2356, 2000.


119.Hubert-Ferrari, A., A. Barka, E. Jacques, S.S. Nalbant, B. Meyer, R. Armijo, P. Tapponnier, and G.C.P. King, Seismic hazard in the Marmara Sea following the 17 August 1999 Izmit earthquake: Nature (Lond), v. 404, p.269-273, 2000.


120.Manighetti I. , P. Tapponnier, V. Courtillot, Y. Gallet, E. Jacques,  P.Y. Gillot, Strain Transfer between Disconnected, Propagating Rifts in Afar, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, B7, pp 13613-13665, 2001.


121.Tapponnier P. , Xu Zhiqin, F. Roger, B. Meyer, N. Arnaud, G. Wittlinger, Yang Jingsui, Oblique, Stepwise Rise and Growth of the Tibet Plateau, Science, vol 294, pp. 1671-1677, 2001.


122.Van der Woerd J. , Xu Xiwei, Li Haibing, P. Tapponnier, B. Meyer, F.J. Ryerson, A.S. Meriaux, and Xu Zhiqin, Rapid active thrusting along the northwestern range front of the Tanghenan Shan (western Gansu, China), Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, B12, pp 30475-30504, 2001.




123.Audin l., I. Manighetti, P. Tapponnier, F. Metivier, E. Jacques and P. Huchon, Fault propagation and climatic control of sedimentation on the Ghoubbet Rift Flooor : insights from the Tadjouraden cruise in the western Gulf of Aden, Geophys. J. Int., 144, 391-413, 2001.


124.Jacques E., C. Monaco, P. Tapponnier, L. Tortorici, and T. Winter, Faulting and earthquake triggering during the 1783 Calabria seismic sequence, Geophys. J. Int., 147, 499-516, 2001.


125.Replumaz A., R. Lacassin, P. Tapponnier, and P. H. Leloup, Large river offsets and Plio-Quaternary dextral slip-rate on the Red River fault (Yunnan, China), Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, B1, pp 819-836, 2001. 


126.Leloup P.H., N. Arnaud, R. Lacassin, J.R. Kienast, T.M. Harrison, T. Phan Trong, A. Replumaz, and P. Tapponnier, New constraints on the structure, thermochronology, and timing of the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone, SE Asia, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, B4, pp 6657-6671, 2001.


127.Leloup, P.H., R. Lacassin, P. Tapponnier, and T.M. Harrison, Comment on "Onset timing of left-lateral movement along the Ailao Shan - Red River shear zone : 40Ar/39Ar dating constraint from the Nam Dinh area, northeastern Vietnam": J Asian earth sci., v. 20, p. 95-99, 2001.


128.Angelier, A., and P. Tapponnier, Proceedings of Conference "Faults and Earthquakes" held on 20 March 2000 at the Academy of Sciences: C. r. Acad. sci., v. Série II, Sci. terre planètes, p. 477-481, 2001.


129.Tapponnier P, F.J. Ryerson, J. Van der Woerd, A.S. Meriaux, and C. Lasserre, Long-term slip rates and characteristic slip: Keys to active fault behavior and earthquake hazard, C.R.Ac.Sc., Paris, 333, 483-494, 2001.


130.Lacassin R., P. Tapponnier, B. Meyer, and R. Armijo, Was the Trevaresse thrust the source of the 1909 Lambesc (Provence, France) earthquake? Historical and geomorphic evidence, C.R.Ac.Sc., Paris, 333, 571-581, 2001.


131.Feuillet N., I. Manighetti, and P. Tapponnier, Extension active perpendiculaire à la subduction dans l’arc des Petites Antilles (Guadeloupe, Antilles françaises), C.R.Ac.Sc., Paris, 333, 583-590 , 2001.


132.Jolivet. M., M. Brunel, D. Seward, Z. Xu, J. Yang, F. Roger, P. Tapponnier, J. Malavieille, N. Arnaud and C. Wu, Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonics of the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau; fission-track constraints: Tectonophysics, vol.343, no. 1-2, p. 111-134, 2001.


133.Lasserre. C., B. Bukchin, P. Bernard, P. Tapponnier, Y. Gaudemer, A. Mostinsky and Rong Dailu, Sources parameters ant tectonic origin of the 1996 June 1 Tianzhu (M (sub w) =5.2) and 1995 July 21 Yongden (M (sub w)=5.6) earthquakes near the Haiyuan Fault (Gansu, China), Geophysical Journal International, vol.144, no.1, p. 206-220, 2001.


134.Van der Woerd, J., P. Tapponnier, F.J. Ryerson, A.S. Meriaux, B. Meyer, Y. Gaudemer, R.C. Finkel, M.W. Caffee, Guoguang Zhao, and Zhiqin Xu, Uniform Post-Glacial slip-rate along the central 600 km of the Kunlun Fault (Tibet), from 26 Al, 10  Be, and 14 C dating of riser offsets, and climatic origin of the regional morphology, Geophys. J. Int., 148, 356-388, 2002.


135.Lacassin, R., P. Tapponnier, B. Meyer, and R. Armijo, Réponse au commentaire de Maurice Mattauer à l'article: Was the Trevaresse Thrust the source of the 1909 Lambesc (Provence, France) earthquake? Historical and geomorphic evidence: C.R. Géoscience, v. 334, p. 515-517, 2002. 


136.Lasserre C., Y. Gaudemer, P. Tapponnier, A.-S. Meriaux, J. Van der Woerd, Yuan Daoyang, F.J. Ryerson, R.C. Finkel, and M.W. Caffee, Fast late-Pleistocene slip-rate on the Leng Long Ling segment of the Haiyuan fault, Qinghai, China, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, B11, pp 2276-2291, 2002.


137.Feuillet N., I. Manighetti, P. Tapponnier, E. Jacques, Arc parallel extension and localization of volcanic complexes in Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles. J. Geophys. Res., 107(B12), 2331, doi:10.1029/2001JB000308, 29pp, 2002


138.Vergnes J., G. Wittlinger, Qiang Hui, P. Tapponnier, G. Poupinet, Jiang Mei, G. Herquel, and A. Paul, Seismic evidence for stepwise thickening of the crust across the NE Tibetan plateau, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 203, pp. 25-33, 2002.


139.Van der Woerd J., A.-S. Meriaux, Y. Klinger, F.J. Ryerson, Y. Gaudemer, and P. Tapponnier, The 14 November 2001, Mw = 7.8 Kokoxili Earthquake in Northern Tibet (Qinghai Province, China), Sismological Res. Lett., 73, 2, 125-135, 2002.


140.Haibing. Li., J. Yang, Z. Xu, C. Xu, Y. Wan, R. Shi, Juhn G. Liou, P. Tapponnier and T-R. Ireland, Geological and chronological evidence of Indo-Chinese strike-slip movement in the Altyn Tagh fault zone, Chinese Science Bulletin, vol.47, no.1, p.27-32, 2002.


141.Bowman, D., G. King, and P. Tapponnier, Slip Partitioning by Elastoplastic propagation of Oblique Slip at Depth: Science, v. 300, p. 1121-1123, 2003.


142.Replumaz A. and P. Tapponnier, Reconstruction of the deformed Collision Zone between India and Asia by backward Motion of Lithospheric Blocks, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 108, N°B6, 2285, 2003.


143.Benedetti, L., P. Tapponnier, Y. Gaudemer, I. Manighetti, and J. Van der Woerd, , Geomorphic evidence for an emergent active thrust along the edge of the Po Plain : The Broni-Stradella fault: J. geophys. res., v. 108, p.2238, 2003.


144.Hubert-Ferrari, A., G. King, I. Manighetti, R. Armijo, B. Meyer, and P. Tapponnier, Long-term Elasticity in the Continental Lithosphere : Modelling the Aden Ridge Propagation and the Anatolian Extrusion Process: Geophys. J. Int., v. 153, p. 111-132, 2003.


145.Roger, F., N. Arnaud, S. Gilder, P. Tapponnier, M. Jolivet, M. Brunel, J. Malavieille, Z. Xu, and J. Yang, Geochronological and geochemical constraints on Mesozoic suturing in east central Tibet: Tectonics (Washington, DC), v. 22, p. 1037, 2003.


146.Daeron, M., L. Benedetti, P. Tapponnier, A. Sursock, R. C. Finkel, Constraints on the post ~25-ka slip rate of the Yammouneh fault (Lebanon) using in situ cosmogenic 36Cl dating of offset limestone-clast fans, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 227, 105-119, 2004.


147.Van der Woerd, J., Owen, L. A., Tapponnier, P., Xu, X. W., Kervyn, F., Finkel, R. C., and Barnard, P. L., Giant, ≈ M8 earthquake-triggered ice avalanches in the eastern Kunlun Shan, northern Tibet: Characteristics, nature and dynamics. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 116 (3-4), 394-406, 2004.


148.Replumaz A., Karason H., van der Hilst R.D., Besse J. and Tapponnier P. 2004. 4-D evolution of SE Asia’s mantle from geological reconstructions and seismic tomography. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 221: 103-115.


149.Feuillet N., Tapponnier P., Manighetti I., B. Villemant and G. King. Differential uplift and tilt of Pleistocene reef platforms and Quaternary slip rate on the Morne-Piton normal fault (Guadeloupe, French West indies), J. Geophys. Res., 109, B02302, doi10.1029/2003JB002419, 18 pp, 2004.


150.Mériaux, A., Ryerson, F. J., Tapponnier, P., Van der Woerd, J., Finkel, R., Xu, X., Xu, Z., and Caffee, M. W., Rapid slip along the central Altyn Tagh Fault: Morphochronologic evidence from Cherchen He and Sulamu Tagh: J. Geophys. Res., v. 109, p. B06401, 2004.


151.Wittlinger, G., Vergne, J., Tapponnier, P., Farra, V., Poupinet, G., Jiang, M., Su, H., Herquel, G. & Paul, A., 2004. Teleseismic imaging of subducting lithosphere and Moho offsets beneath western Tibet, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 221, 117-130.


152.Lacassin, R., Valli, F., Arnaud, N., Leloup, P.H., Paquette, J.L., Haibing, L., Tapponnier, P., Chevalier, M.L., Guillot, S., Maheo, G. & Xu, Z.Q., 2004a. Large-scale geometry, offset and kinematic evolution of the Karakorum fault, Tibet, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 219, 255-269.


153.Lacassin, R., Valli, F., Arnaud, N., Leloup, P.H., Paquette, J.L., Li, H.B., Tapponnier, P., Chevalier, M.L., Guillot, S., Maheo, G. & Xu, Z.Q., 2004b. Reply to Comment on "Large-scale geometry, offset and kinematic evolution of the Karakorum fault, Tibet', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 229, 159-163.


154.Herquel, G. & Tapponnier, P., 2005. Seismic anisotropy in western Tibet, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, 4.


155.Meriaux, A.S., Tapponnier, P., Ryerson, F.J., Xu, X.W., King, G., Van der Woerd, J., Finkel, R.C., Li, H.B., Caffee, M.W., Xu, Z.Q. & Chen, W.B., 2005. The Aksay segment of the northern Altyn Tagh fault: Tectonic geomorphology, landscape evolution, and Holocene slip rate, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 110, 32.


156.Chevalier, M.-L., Ryerson, F. J., Tapponnier, P., Finkel, R. C., Van der Woerd, J., Haibing, L., and Liu Qing, 2005a. Slip-rates measurements on the Karakorum Fault may imply secular variations in fault motion: Science, v. 307, p. 411-414.


157.Chevalier, M.L., Ryerson, F.J., Tapponnier, P., Finkel, R.C., Van Der Woerd, J., Li, H.B. & Liu, Q., 2005b. Response to comment on "Slip-rate measurements on the Karakorum Fault may imply secular variations in fault motion", Science, 309, 3.


158.Klinger, Y., Xu, X.W., Tapponnier, P., Van der Woerd, J., Lasserre, C. & King, G., 2005. High-resolution satellite imagery mapping of the surface rupture and slip distribution of the Mw ≈ 7.8, 14 November 2001 Kokoxili Earthquake, Kunlun Fault, northern Tibet, China, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95, 1970-1987.


159.Li, H.B., Van der Woerd, J., Tapponnier, P., Klinger, Y., Qi, X.X., Yang, J.S. & Zhu, Y.T., 2005. Slip rate on the Kunlun fault at Hongshui Gou, and recurrence time of great events comparable to the 14/11/2001, Mw ≈ 7.9 Kokoxili earthquake, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 237, 285-299.


160.King, G., Klinger, Y., Bowman, D. & Tapponnier, P., 2005. Slip-partitioned surface breaks for the Mw ≈ 7.8, 2001 Kokoxili earthquake, China, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95, 731-738.


161.Lasserre, C., Peltzer, G., Crampe, F., Klinger, Y., Van der Woerd, J. & Tapponnier, P., 2005. Coseismic deformation of the 2001 Mw ≈ 7.8 Kokoxili earthquake in Tibet, measured by synthetic aperture radar interferometry, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 110, 22.


162.Daeron, M., Klinger, Y., Tapponnier, P., Elias, A., Jacques, E. & Sursock, A., 2005. Sources of the large AD 1202 and 1759 Near East earthquakes, Geology, 33, 529-532.


163.Xu, X.W., Tapponnier, P., Van Der Woerd, J., Ryerson, F.J., Wang, F., Zheng, R.Z., Chen, W.B., Ma, W.T., Yu, G.H., Chen, G.H. & Meriaux, A.S., 2005. Late quaternary sinistral slip rate along the Altyn Tagh Fault and its structural transformation model, Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences, 48, 384-397.


164.Xu, X.W., Yu, G.H., Klinger, Y., Tapponnier, P. & Van der Woerd, J., 2006. Re-evaluation of surface rupture parameters and  faulting segmentation of  the  2001  Kunlunshan earthquake (M(w)7.8), northern Tibetan Plateau, China, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 111, 16.


165.Ryerson, F.J., Tapponnier, P., Finkel, R.C., Meriaux, A.S., Van der Woerd, J., Lasserre, C., Chevalier, M.-L., Xu, X.W., Li, H.B., and King, G.C.P. (2006). Applications of morphochronology to the active tectonics of Tibet. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 415, 61-86.


166.Van der Woerd, J., Klinger, Y., Sieh, K., Tapponnier, P., Ryerson, F.J. & Meriaux, A.S., 2006. Long-term slip rate of the southern San Andreas Fault from Be-10-Al-26 surface exposure dating of an offset alluvial fan, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 111.


167.Li, H.B., Valli, F., Liu, D.Y., Xu, Z.Q., Yang, J.S., Arnaud, N., Tapponnier, P., Lacassin, R., Chen, S.Y. & Qi, X.X., 2007. Initial movement of the Karakorum Fault in western Tibet: constraints from SHRIMP U-Pb dating of zircons, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52, 1089-1100.


168.Daeron, M., Klinger, Y., Tapponnier, P., Elias, A., Jacques, E. & A. Sursock, 2007. 12,000-year-long record of 10  to  13  paleoearthquakes  on  the  Yammouneh  fault,  Levant  fault  system,  Lebanon,  Bulletin  of  the Seismological Society of America, 97, 749-771.


169.Elias, A., Tapponnier, P., Singh S., King G., Briais, A., Daeron, M., Carton, H., Sursock, A., Jacques, E., Jomaa, R., and Y. Klinger, 2007. Active thrusting offshore Mount Lebanon : Source of the tsunamigenic A.D. 551 Beirut-Tripoli earthquake, Geology, 35, 755-758.


170.Liu Zeng, J., Klinger, Y., Xu, X.W., Lasserre, C., Chen, G.H., Chen, W.B., Tapponnier, P. & Zhang, B., 2007. Millennial recurrence of large earthquakes on the Haiyuan fault near Songshan, Gansu Province, China, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 97, 14-34.


171.Valli, F., Arnaud, N., Leloup, H. P., Sobel, E. R., Maheo, G., Lacassin, R., Guillot, S., Li, H., Tapponnier, P., and Z. Xu, 2007. Twenty million years of continuous deformation along the Karakorum fault, western Tibet : A thermochronological analysis . Tectonics 26, doi : 10.1029/2005TC001913.


172.Maheo, G., Leloup, P.H., Valli, F., Lacassin, R., Arnaud, N., Paquette, J.L., Fernandez, A., Haibing, L., Farley, K.A. & Tapponnier, P., 2007. Post 4 Ma initiation of normal faulting in southern Tibet. Constraints from the Kung Co half graben, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 256, 233-243.


173.Valli, F., Leloup, H. P., Paquette, J., Arnaud, N., Li, H., Tapponnier, P., Lacassin, R., Guillot, S., Liu, Q., Deloule, E., Xu, Z., and G. Maheo, 2008. New U-Th/Pb constraints on timing of shearing and long-term slip- rate on the Karakorum fault. Tectonics 27, doi : 10.1029/2007TC002184.


174.Singh, S.C., Carton, H., Tapponnier, P. et al., 2008. Seismic reflection implies that the giant 2004 Sumatra earthquake ruptured a mantle megathrust, Nature Geosciences 1, 777-781.


175.Liu-Zeng, J., Tapponnier, P., Gaudemer, Y., and L. Ding, 2008. Quantifying landscape differences across the Tibetan plateau: Implications for topographic relief evolution, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid-Earth, 113, F04018, doi:10.1029/2007JF000897.


176.Xu, X., Yu, G., Ma, W., Klinger, Y., and Tapponnier, P. (2008). Rupture behavior and deformation localization of the Kunlunshan earthquake (M w 7.8) and their tectonic implications. Journal Science in China: Series D, Earth Sciences, 51(10), 1361-1374. DOI 10.1007/s11430-008-0099-z.


177.Carton, H., S.C. Singh, P. Tapponnier, A. Elias, A. Briais, A. Sursock, R. Jomaa, G. C. P. King, M. Daeron, E. Jacques, and L. Barrier, 2009, Seismic evidence for Neogene and active shortening offshore of Lebanon (SHALIMAR cruise), J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, doi:10.1029/2007JB005391.


178.Van der Woerd, J., Leloup, Ph.-H., Liu-Zeng, J., Lacassin R., and P. Tapponnier, 2009, A comment on “Orogen-parallel, active left-slip faults in the eastern Himalaya: Implications for the growth machanism of the Himalan arc” by Li and Yin (Earth Planet Sci. Lett. 274 (2008) 258-267), Earth Planet Sci. Lett. 285, 217-222.


179.Grandin, R., Socquet, A., Binet, R., Klinger, Y., Jacques, E., de Chabalier, J.-B., King , G.C.P., Lasserre, C., Tait, S., Tapponnier, P., Delorme, A., and Pinzuti, P, 2009, September 2005 Manda Hararo-Dabbahu rifting event, Afar (Ethiopia): Constraints provided by geodetic data, Journal Of Geophysical Research, VOL. 114, B08404, doi:10.1029/2008JB005843, 2009.


180.Liu-Zeng, J., Zhang, Z., Wen, L., Tapponnier, P., Sun, J., Xing, X., Hu, G.,  Xu, Q., Zeng L., Ding, L., Ji, C., Hudnut, K.W., Van der Woerd, J., 2009, Co-seismic ruptures of the 12 May 2008, Ms 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake, Sichuan: East–west crustal shortening on oblique, parallel thrusts along the eastern edge of Tibet, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 286, 355–370.


181.Richon, P., Klinger, Y., Tapponnier, P., Li, C.-X., Van Der Woerd, J., Perrier, F., Measuring radon flux across active faults: Relevance of excavating and possibility of satellite discharges, 2010, Science Direct, Radiation Measurements 45 (2010) 211–218.


182.Feuillet, N., F. Leclerc, P. Tapponnier, F. Beauducel, G. Boudon, A. Le Friant,C. Deplus, J.F. Lebrun, A. Nercessian, J. M. Saurel,and V. Clément, 2010, Active faulting induced by slip partitioning in Montserrat and link with volcanic activity: New insights from the 2009 GWADASEIS marine cruise data, Geophysical Research Letters, 2010, doi:10.1029/2010GL042556.


183.A. Perrineau, J. Van Der Woerd, Y. Gaudemer, J. Liu-Zheng, R. Pik, P. Tapponnier, R. Thuizat, and R. Zheng. Incision rate of the Yellow River in Northeastern Tibet constrained by 10Be and 26Al cosmogenic isotope dating of fluvial terraces: implications for catchment evolution and plateau building, 2011, Geological Society, London, Special Publication, v. 353; p. 189-219, doi: 10.1144/SP353.10.


184.Klinger Y., Etchebes M., Tapponnier P., and C. Narteau. Characteristic slip for five great earthquakes along the Fuyun fault in China. 2011, Nature Geosciences, Vol. 4, pp. 389-392, Doi:10.1038/NGEO1158.


185.Jacques E., Kidane T., Tapponnier P., Manighetti I., Gaudemer Y., Meyer B., Ruegg J.C., Audin L., and R. Armijo. Normal Faulting during the August 1989 Earthquakes in Central Afar: Sequential Triggering and Propagation of Rupture along the Dobi Graben, 2011, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.101, No 3, pp. 994-1023, Doi: 10.1785/0120080317.


186.P.H. Leloup , N.O. Arnaud, G. Mahéo, J.L. Paquette, S. Guillot, F. Valli,H. Li, Z. Xu, R. Lacassin, and P. Tapponnier, Successive deformation episodes along the Lungmu Co zone, west-central Tibet, Gondwana Research 21 (2012) 37-52, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2011.07.026.


187.Haibing Li, J. Van der Woerd, Z. Sun, J. Si, P. Tapponnier, J. Pan, D. Liu, and M. L. Chevalier, Co-seismic and cumulative offsets of the recent earthquakes along the Karakax left-lateral strike-slip fault in western Tibet, Gondwana Research 21 (2012) 64–87 doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2011.07.025.


188.N. Feuillet, F. Beauducel, E. Jacques, P. Tapponnier, B. Delouis, S. Bazin, M. Vallee, and G.C.P. King, The Mw = 6.3, November 21, 2004, Les Saintes earthquake (Guadeloupe): Tectonic setting, slip model and static stress changes, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol 116, B10301, 25 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2011JB008310.


189.N. Feuillet, F. Beauducel, and P. Tapponnier, Tectonic context of moderate to large historical earthquakes in the Lesser Antilles, and mechanical coupling with volcanoes, Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol. 116, B10308, 26 PP., 2011 doi: 10.1029/2011JB008443.


190.A.-S Mériaux, J. Van der Woerd, P. Tapponnier, F. J. Ryerson, R.C. Finkel, C. Lasserre, and X. Xu, The Pingding segment of the Altyn Tagh Fault (91° E): Holocene slip-rate determination from cosmogenic radionuclide dating of offset fluvial terraces. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, B09406, doi:10.1029/2012B009289,201.


191.Sapkota S. N., Bollinger L., Klinger Y., Tapponnier P., Gaudemer Y. and D. Tiwari. Primary surface ruptures of the great Himalayan earthquakes in 1934 and 1255. Nature Geoscience, 6, 71–76 (2013). doi:10.1038/ngeo1669.


192.Van der Woerd  J., Dorbath C., Ousadou F., Dorbath L., Delouis B., Jacques E., Tapponnier P., Hahou Y., Menzhi M., Frogneux M., and Haessler H, (2014).  The Al Hoceima Mw 6.4 earthquake of 24 February 2004 and its aftershocks sequence. Journal Of Geodynamics. 77, 89-109. 


193.L. Bollinger, S. N. Sapkota, P. Tapponnier, Y. Klinger, M. Rizza, J. Van der Woerd, D. R. Tiwari, R. Pandey, A. Bitri and S. Bes de Berc. Estimating the return times of great Himalayan earthquakes in eastern Nepal: Evidence from the Patu and Bardibas strands of the Main Frontal Thrust. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2014JB010970 (accepted 3 Aug 2014).


194.Hill, E. M., H. Yue, S. Barbot, T. Lay, P. Tapponnier, I. Hermawan, J. Hubbard, P. Banerjee, L. Feng, D. Natawidjaja, and K. Sieh; The 2012 Mw 8.6 Wharton Basin sequence: A cascade of great earthquakes generated by near-orthogonal, young, oceanic-mantle faults; J. Geophys. Res., doi: 2014JB011703, 2015.


195.Hubbard, J., Barbot S., Hill E. M., & Tapponnier P. (2015).  Coseismic slip on shallow décollement megathrusts: implications for seismic and tsunami hazard. Earth-Science Reviews. 141(February), 45-55.


196.Li, L., A. D. Switzer, Y. Wang, R. Weiss, Q. Qiu, C.-H. Chan, and P. Tapponnier (2015), What caused the mysterious eighteenth century tsunami that struck the southwest Taiwan coast?  Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 8498–8506, doi:10.1002/2015GL065567. 


197.Weil‐Accardo, J., N. Feuillet, E. Jacques, P. Deschamps, F. Beauducel, G. Cabioch, P. Tapponnier,         J. M. Saurel, and J. Galetzka (2016), Coral microatolls of Martinique (French West Indies) record 230 years of relative sea‐level changes due to climate and megathrust tectonics, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth.


198.Chevalier, M.-L., J. Van der Woerd, P. Tapponnier, H. Li, F. J. Ryerson, and R. C. Finkel (2016), Late Quaternary slip-rate along the central Bangong-Chaxikang segment of the Karakorum fault, western Tibet, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 128(1-2), 284-314.


199.Daout, S., R. Jolivet, C. Lasserre, M.-P. Doin, S. Barbot, P. Tapponnier, G. Peltzer, A. Socquet, and J. Sun (2016), Along-strike variations of the partitioning of convergence across the Haiyuan fault system detected by InSAR, Geophysical Journal International, 205(1), 536-547.


200.Hubbard, J., R. Almeida, A. Foster, S. N. Sapkota, P. Bürgi, and P. Tapponnier (2016), Structural segmentation controlled the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha earthquake rupture in Nepal, Geology, G38077. 38071.


201.Qiu, Q., Hill, E.M., Barbot, S., Hubbard, J., Feng, W., Lindsey, E.O., Feng, L., Dai, K., Samsonov, S.V. and Tapponnier, P., 2016. The mechanism of partial rupture of a locked megathrust: The role of fault morphology. Geology, pp.G38178-1.


202.Bollinger, L., Tapponnier, P., Sapkota, S.N. and Klinger, Y., 2016. Slip deficit in central Nepal: omen for a repeat of the 1344 AD earthquake? Earth, Planets and Space, 68(1), p.1.


203.Singh, S.C, Hananto, N., Qin,Y., Leclerc, F., Avianto, P., Tapponnier, P.E., Carton, H., Wei, S., Nugroho, A. B., Gemilang, W.A., Sieh, K., Barbot, S., 2017, The discovery of a conjugate system of faults in the Wharton Basin intraplate deformation zone, Science Advances, 3, 1-8, e1601689


BOOK/BOOK CHAPTERS

Molnar, P., Chen, W.P., Fitch, T.J., Tapponnier, P., Warsi, W.E.K., and Wu, F.T. (1977). Structure and tectonics of the Himalaya: a brief summary of relevant geophysical observations. In: Jest, C. (ed.), Himalaya: Sciences de la Terre, (pp. 267-294). Paris: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique.


Tahirkheli, R. A. K., Mattauer, M., Proust, F., and Tapponnier, P. (1977). Some new data on the India-Eurasia convergence in the Pakistani Himalayas. In: Jest, C. (ed.), Himalaya: Sciences de la Terre, (pp. 209-220). Paris: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique.


Tahirkheli, R. A. K., Mattauer, M., Proust, F., and Tapponnier, P. (1979). The India-Eurasia suture zone in northern Pakistan: Synthesis and interpretation of recent data of plate scale. In: Abul Farah & K.A.S. Jong (Eds.), Geodynamics of Pakistan (pp. 125 – 130). Quetta: Geological Survey of Pakistan.


Proust, F., Burg, J.P., Matte, P., Tapponnier, P., Li, T., et Chen, G. (1984). Succession des phases de plissement sur une transversale du Tibet meridional, implications geodynamiques [Successive phases of folding a section of southern Tibet, geodynamic implications]. In: J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen (Eds.), Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet (pp. 386-392). Paris: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique.


Han, T. L., Li, T.D., Zhou, Q., Armijo, R., Mercier, J., et Tapponnier, P. (1984). Le système tectonique actif du Tibet méridional [The active tectonics system of South Tibet]. In: J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen (Eds.), Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet (pp. 393-411). Paris: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique.


Mercier, J., Tapponnier, P., Armijo, R., Han, T.L., et Zhou, Q. (1984). Failles normales actives au Tibet: preuves de terrain [Active normal faults in Tibet: evidence from field]. In: J.L. Mercier et Li Guangcen (Eds.), Mission Franco- Chinoise au Tibet (pp. 413-422). Paris: Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique.


Tapponnier, P., Peltzer, G., and Armijo, R. (1986). On the mechanics of the collision between India and Asia. In: M.P. Coward & A.C. Ries (Eds.), Collision Tectonics vol. 19 of Special Publication (pp. 115-157). Oxford: Geological Society of London.


"Harrison, T.M., Leloup, P.H., Ryerson, F.J., Tapponier, P., Lacassin, R., and Wenji, C. (1996). Diachronous initiation of transtension along the Ailao Shan-Red River Shear zone, Yunnan and Vietnam. In: An Yin & T. Mark Harrison (Eds.), The tectonics evolution of Asia, world and regional geology series (pp. 208-226). New York: Cambridge University Press."


Hubp, J.L., Brahic, A., Tapponnier, P., Brown, R., and Girardon, J. (2003). La historia más bella de la Tierra.[The most beautiful story of the Earth]. Barcelona: Anagrama.


Lemarchand, F., Tapponnier, P., Kaminski, E., and Mangold, N. (2005). La tectonique des plaques., La Recherche, 388, 89-92