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Gilles Ramstein


Modélisation du climat, des cycles biogéochimiques et de leurs interactions


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2015 La glace et le ciel (Edition Paulsen)

2015 Voyage à travers les climats de la Terre (odile Jacob)

2013 Paléoclimatologie tome 1 et tome 2 (EDP Sciences)

2006 Le méthane et le destin de la Terre : Les hydrates de méthane : rêve ou cauchemar ? (EDP Sciences)


List of publications




1.    Ramstein G., Joussaume S. 1995.
Sensitivity experiments to sea surface temperature, sea ice extent, and ice sheet reconstruction for the last glacial maximum. Annals of Glaciology, 21, 343-347.




2.    Fabre A., Ritz C., Ramstein G. 1997. Modelling of the Last Glacial Maximum Ice Sheets using different accumulation parameterizations, Ann. Glaciol., 24, 23-28, 1997.
3.    Ramstein G., Fabre A., Pinot S., Ritz C., Joussaume S.
Ice sheet mass balance during the last glacial maximum, Ann. Glaciol., 1997
4.    Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Besse J., Joussaume S.
Effect of orogeny, plate motion and land-sea distribution on Eurasian climate change over the past 30 million years, Nature, 386, 788-795, 1997.
5.    Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Masson V.
Existence of ice caps during mid-Cretaceous period (12-90Myr): an AGCM investigation, Ann. Glaciol., 1997.




6.    Fabre A., Ramstein G., Ritz C., Fournier N., Pinot S., 1998. Coupling an AGCM with an ISM to investigate the ice sheets mass balance at the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 531-534.
7.    Masson V., Joussaume S., Pinot S., Ramstein G., 1998. Impact of parameterizations on simulated winter mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum climatic changes in the northern Hemisphere. J. Geophys. Res. 103, 8935-8946.
8.    Ramstein G., Serafini-Le Treut Y., Le Treut H., Forichon M., Joussaume S., 1998. Cloud processes associate with past and future climate changes. Clim. Dyn. 14, 233-247.




9.    Farrera I., Harrison S.P., Prentice I.C., Ramstein G., Guiot J., Bartlein P.J., Bonnefille R., Bush M., Cramer W., Von Grafenstein U., Holmgren K., Hooghiemstra H., Hope G., Jolly D., Lauritzen S.E., Ono Y., Pinot S., Stute M., Yu G., 1999. Tropical climates at the Last Glacial Maximum: a new synthesis of terrestrial palaeoclimate data. I. Vegetation, lake-levels and geochemistry. Clim. Dyn. 15, 823-856.
10.    Fluteau F., Ramstein G., Besse J., 1999. Simulating the evolution of the Asian and African monsoons during the past 30 Myr using an atmospheric general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 11.995-12.018.
11.    François L.M., Goddéris Y., Warnant P., Ramstein G., de Noblet N., Lorenz S., 1999. Carbon stocks and isotopic budgets of the terrestrial biosphere at mid-Holocene and last glacial maximum times. Chem. Geol. 159, 163-189.
12.    Kageyama M., D'Andrea F., Ramstein G., Valdes P.J., Vautard R., 1999.Weather regimes in past climate atmospheric general circulation model simulations. Clim. Dyn. 15, 773-793.
13.    Kageyama M., Valdes P.J., Ramstein G., Hewitt C., Wyputta U., 1999. Northern hemisphere storm tracks in present day and last glacial maximum climate simulations: a comparison of the European PMIP models. J. Climate 12, 742-760.
14.    Pinot S., Ramstein G., Harrison S.P., Prentice I.C., Guiot J., Stute M., Joussaume S., 1999. Tropical paleoclimates at the Last Glacial Maximum: comparison of Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP) simulations and paleodata. Clim. Dyn., 15, 857-874.
15.    Pinot S., Ramstein G., Marsiat I., De Vernal A., Peyron O., Duplessy J.C., Weinelt M., 1999. Sensitivity of the European LGM climate to North Atlantic sea-surface temperature. Geophys. Res. Lett. 26, 1893-1896.




16.    Braconnot P., Joussaume S., De Noblet N., Ramstein G., 2000. Mid-Holocene and last glacial maximum African monsoon changes as simulated within the Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project. Glob. Planet. Change 26, 51-66.




17.    Fluteau F., Besse J., Broutin J., Ramstein G., 2001. The Late Permian climate. What can be inferred from climate modelling concerning Pangea scenarios and Hercynian range altitude ? Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol. 167, 39-71.
18.    Kageyama M., Peyron O., Pinot S., Tarasov P., Guiot J., Joussaume S., Ramstein G., 2001. The Last Glacial Maximum climate over Europe and Western Siberia: a PMIP comparison between models and data. Clim. Dyn. 17, 23-43.
19.    Khodri M., Leclainche Y., Ramstein G., Braconnot P., Marti O., Cortijo E., 2001. Simulating the amplification of orbital forcing by ocean feedbacks in the last glaciation. Nature 410. 570-574.




20.    Charbit S., Ritz C., Ramstein G., 2002. Simulations of Northern Hemisphere ice-sheet retreat: sensitivity to physical mechanisms involved during the Last Deglaciation. Quat. Sci. Rev. 21, 243-265.
21.    Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Besse J., Meert J., 2002. Is high obliquity a plausible cause for Neoproterozoic glaciations?. Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 23, 2127, 10.1029/2002GL015902.




22.    Donnadieu Y., Fluteau F., Ramstein G., Ritz C., Besse J., 2003. Is there a conflict between the Neoproterozoic glacial deposits and the snow ball Earth interpretation: an improved understanding with numerical modeling. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 208, 101-112.
23.    Goddéris Y., Donnadieu Y., Nédélec A., Dupré B., Dessert C., Grard A., Ramstein G., Francois L.M., 2003. The Strutian "snowball" glaciation: fire and ice. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 211, 1-12.
24.    Khodri M., Ramstein G., de Noblet-Ducoudré N., Kageyama M., 2003. Sensitivity of the northern extratopics hydrological cycle to the changing insolation forcing at 126 and 115 ky BP. Clim. Dyn. 21, 273-287.
25.    Khodri M., Ramstein G., Paillard D., Duplessy J.C., Kageyama M., Ganopolski A., 2003. Modelling the climate evolution from the last interglacial to the start of the last glaciation: the role of Arctic Ocean freshwater budget. Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(12), 1606, 10.1029/2003GL017108.




26.    Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., Ramstein G., Nedelec A., Meert J., 2004. A snowball Earth' climate triggered by continental break-up through changes in runoff. Nature 428, 303-306. (IF: 28.751; Times Cited: 53)
27.    Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Roche D., Ganopolski A., 2004. The impact of atmospheric and oceanic heat transports on the sea-ice-albedo instability during the Neoproterozoic. Clim. Dyn. 22, 293-306. (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 16)
28.    Ramstein G., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y. Proterozoic glaciations. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 336 (7-8): 639-646 Jun 2004 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 4)
29.    Rodgers K., Charbit S., Kageyama M., Ramstein G., Ritz, C., Yin J., Lohmann G., Lorenz S., Khodri M., 2004. Sensitivity of northern hemispheric continental ice sheets to tropical SST during deglaciation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 31(2). (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 1)
30.    Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Godderis Y., Fluteau F., 2004. Global tectonic setting and climate of the Late Neoproterozoic: a climate-geochemical coupled study. The extreme Proterozoic: geology, geochemistry, and climate. Jenkins G., McMenamin M., Sohl L., McKay C. (Eds), Geophysical Monograph Series 146, AGU.
31.    Donnadieu Y, Godderis Y, Cecca F, Pierrehumbert R, Ramstein G, Dessert C, Dupre B, Modelling long term climatic and geochemical consequences of the Karoo-Ferrar Traps eruption (183 Ma) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68 (11): A575-A575 Suppl. S, Jun 2004 1. (IF: 3.665)
32.    Kageyama M., Charbit S., Ritz C., Khodri M., Ramstein G., 2004. Ice-sheet feedbacks during the last glacial inception: a study using the climate-ice-sheet model CLIMBER-GREMLINS, Geophys. Res. Lett 31 (24): Art. No. L24203 Dec 18 2004 1. (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 5)




33.    Charbit S, M Kageyama, Ritz C, Roche D and Ramstein G, 2004 Investigating the mechanisms leading to the deglaciation of past continental Northern. Hemisphere ice-sheets with the CLIMBER-GREMLINS model. Global and Planetary Change 48 (4): 253-273 OCT 2005 1. (IF: 2.311; Times Cited: 6)
34.    Ramstein G., Khodri M., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., 2004. Impact of the hydrological cycle on past climate changes: three illustrations at different time scales, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 337 (1-2): 125-137 Jan-Feb 2005. 1.    (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 1)

35.    Jost, A., D. Lunt, M. Kageyama, A. Abe-Ouchi, O. Peyron, C. Beaudoin, P., J. Valdes, G. Ramstein, 2004. The Last Glacial Maximum climate over Europe: high resolution simulations. Climate Dynamics, 24, 577-590. doi 10.1007/s00382-005-0009-4, 2005    (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 17)

36.    Kageyama M., Combourieu-Nebout N., Sepulchre P., Peyron O., Krinner G., Ramstein G., Cazet         J.P., 2005. The Last Glacial Maximum and Heinrich event 1 in terms of climate and vegetation around the Alboran Sea: a preliminary model-data comparison. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 337 (10-11): 983-992 Aug 20051.    (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 3)

37.    Puceat E, Donnadieu Y, Ramstein G, Fluteau F, Guillocheau F, Numerical evidence for thermohaline circulation reversals during the Maastrichtian, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 6: Art. No. Q11012 Nov 29 2005 1.    (IF: 2.354; Times Cited: 0)



38.    Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Schuster M., Tiercelin J.-J., Brunet M.- /Tectonic Uplift     and Easernt Africa Aridification./ –Science , (313) pp 1419-1423.2006 (IF: 26.372; Times Cited: 8)

39.    Alkama R, Kageyama M, Ramstein G. Freshwater discharges in a simulation of the Last Glacial Maximum climate using improved river routing,  Geophys. Res. Lett. 33 (21): Art. No. L21709 Nov 7 2006 (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 0)

40.    Philippon G, Ramstein G, Charbit S, Kageyama M, Ritz, Dumas C, Evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet throughout the last deglaciation: A study with a new coupled climate - north and south hemisphere ice sheet model, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 248 (3-4): 750-758 Aug 30 2006 (IF: 3.873; Times Cited: 2)



41.    Nedelec A, Ramstein G. ,Laskar J Freezing and unfreezing of the Neoproterozoic snowball Earth: From field evidence to climate models, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 181-185 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 1)

42.    Godderis Y, Donnadieu Y, Dessert C , Dupre B, Fluteau F, Francois LM, Meert J, Nedelec A, Ramstein G, Coupled modeling of global carbon cycle and climate in the Neoproterozoic: links between Rodinia breakup and major glaciations, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 212-222 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 4)

43.    Le Hir G, Ramstein G, Donnadieu Y, Pierrehumbert RT Investigating plausible mechanisms to trigger a deglaciation from a hard snowball Earth? Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 274-287 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 0)

44.    Jost A , Violette S, Goncalves J, Ledoux E , Guyomard Y , Guillocheau F , Kageyama, Ramstein G, Suc JP, Long-term hydrodynamic response induced by past climatic and geomorphologic forcing: The case of the Paris basin, France, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 32 (1-7): 368-378 2007(IF: 0.653; Times Cited: 0)

45.    Fluteau F, Ramstein G, Besse J, Guiraud R, Masse JP , Impacts of palaeogeography and sea level changes on Mid-Cretaceous climate, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 247 (3-4): 357-381 APR 30 2007 (IF: 2.162; Times Cited: 1)

46.    Puceat E , Lecuyer C , Donnadieu Y , Naveau P, Cappetta H, Ramstein R, Huber BT, Kriwet J, Fish tooth delta 18O revising Late Cretaceous meridional upper ocean water temperature gradients, Geology 35 (2): 107-110 Feb 2007 (IF: 3.754; Times Cited: 2)
47.    Ramstein G., Kageyama M., Guiot J., Wu H., Hély C., Krinner G., Brewer S., 2007.How cold was Europe at the Last Glacial Maximum? A synthesis of the progress achieved since the first PMIP model-data comparision.  Clim. Past. Discuss. 3, 197-220 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: )

48.    Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Kageyama M., Vanhaeren M., Krinner G., 2007. H4 abrupt event and late Neanderthal presence in Iberia.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 258, 283-292 (IF: 3.873; Times Cited: 2)

49.    P. Braconnot, B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterchmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, Th. Fichefet, C. D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, A. Laîné, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, S. L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 1: experiments and large-scale features,  Clim. Past, 3, 261-277, 2007 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: 16 )

50.    P. Braconnot, B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterchmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, Th. Fichefet, C. D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 2: feedbacks with emphasis on the location of the ITCZ and mid- and high latitudes heat budget Clim. Past, 3, 279-296, 2007 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: 7)




51.    Ramdane Alkama, M. Kageyama , G. Ramstein, O. Marti, P. Ribstein , D Swingedouw, 2008, Impact of a realistic river routing in coupled ocean–atmosphere simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum climate,  Climate Dynamics. 30 (7-8): 855-869 DOI 10.1007/s00382-007-0330-1 (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 0)

52.    Guillaume Le Hir , Yves Goddéris, Yannick Donnadieu , Gilles Ramstein, A scenario for the evolution of the atmopsheric pCO2 during a Snowball Earth, Geology, 36 (1): 47-50 (IF: 3.754; Times Cited: 1)

53.    P. Sepulchre, M. Schuster, G. Ramstein, G. Krinner, J.-F. Girard, P. Vignaud, M. Brunet.| Evolution of Lake Chad Basin hydrology during the mid-Holocene: A preliminary approach from lake to climate modelling| Global and Planetary Change, Volume 61, Issues 1-2, March 2008, Pages 41-48 (IF: 2.311; Times Cited: 0)

54.    Banks W.E., D'Errico F., Peterson A.T., Vanhaeren M., Kageyama M., Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Jost A., Lunt D., 2008. Guman ecological niches and ranges during the LGM in Europe derived from an application of eco-cultural niche modeling. J. Archaeol. Sci.35 (481-491) (IF: 1.439; Times Cited: 0)

55.    Charbit S., Paillard D., Ramstein G., 2008. Amount of CO2 emissions irreversibly leading to the total melting of Greenland. Geophys. Res. Lett. 10.1029/2008GL033472, 35 (12) : L12503 Jun 26. (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 0)

56.    Le Hir G., Goddéris Y., Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., 2008. A geochemical modelling study of the evolution of the chemical composition of seawater linked to a "snowball" glaciation. Biogeosci. 5, 253-267. (IF: 2.813; Times Cited: 0)


58.    Bonelli S., Charbit S., Kageyama M., Woillez M.N., Ramstein G., Dumas C., Quiquet A., 2009. Investigating the evolution of major Northern Hemisphere ice sheets during the last glacial-interglacial cycle. Clim. Past 5, 329-345

59.    Jost A., Fauquette S., Kageyama M., Krinner G., Ramstein G., Suc J.P., Violette S., 2009.
High resolution climate and vegetation simulations of the Mid-Pliocene, a model-data comparison over western Europe and the Mediterranean region. Clim. Past Discuss. 5, 1367-1414

60.    Lainé A., Kageyama M., Salas-Mélia D., Ramstein G., Planton S., Denvil S., Tyteca S., 2008.
An energetics study of winter-time northern hemisphere storm tracks under 4xCO2 conditions in two ocean-atmosphere coupled models.  J. Clim. 22, 819-839.

61.    Lainé A., Kageyama M., Salas-Mélia D., Voldoire A., Rivière G., Ramstein G., Planton S., Tyteca S., Peterschmitt J.Y., 2009.  Northern hemisphere storm tracks during the last glacial maximum in the PMIP2 ocean-atmosphere coupled models: energetic study, seasonal cycle, precipitation.
Clim. Dyn. 32, 593-614.

62.    Le Hir G., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., Pierrehumbert R.T., Halverson G.P., Macouin M., Nédélec A., Ramstein G., 2009. The snowball Earth aftermath: Exploring the limits of contiental waethering processes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 277, 453-463

63.    Sima A., Rousseau D.D., Kageyama M., Ramstein G., Schulz M., Balkanski Y., Antoine P., Dulac F., Hatté C., 2009. Imprint of North-Atlantic abrupt climate changes on western European loess deposits as viewed in a dust emission model. Quat. Sci. Rev. 28, 2851-2866.

64.    Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Schuster M., 2009. Modeling the impact of tectonics, surface conditions and sea surface temperatures on Saharan and sub-Saharan climate evolution. C. R. Geosci. 341, 612-620.


65.    Alvarez-Solas J., Charbit S., Ritz C., Paillard D., Ramstein G., Dumas C., 2010. Links between ocean temperature and iceberg discharge during Heinrich events, Nature Geosci. 3, 122-126.

66.    Le Hir G., Donnadieu Y., Krinner G., Ramstein G., 2010. Toward the snowball earth deglaciation... clim. Dyn. 35, 285-297.

67.    Ramdane Alkama, Masa Kageyama and Gilles Ramstein. 2010. Relative contributions of climate change, stomatal closure and leaf area index changes to 20th and 21st century runoff change: a modelling approach using the ORCHIDEE land surface model. J. Geophys. Res. 115, D17112, 10.1029/2009JD013408.

68.    Jorge Alvarez-Solas; Sylvie Charbit; Gilles Ramstein; Didier Paillard; Christophe Dumas; Catherine Ritz; Didier Roche. Millennial-scale oscillations in the Southern Ocean in response to atmospheric CO2 increase. Global and Planetary Change. 0921-8181. 2010.

69.    Philippon-Berthier G., Ramstein G., Charbit S., Ritz C., 2010. Climate response to freshwater perturbations in Northern or Southern Hemispheres at the last glacial inception, the last glacial maximum and the present-day. Clim. Past Discuss. 6, 1077-1110


70.    Ramstein G. (2011) Origins and Evolution of Life: An Astrobiological Perspective, Chapter “Climate of the Earth”, Cambridge Astrobiology, Cambridge University Press

71.    J. Alvarez-Solas, M. Montoya, C. Ritz, G. Ramstein, S. Charbit, K. Nisancioglu, T. Dokken, C.Dumas and A. Ganopolski, "Heinrich event 1: a catastrophic example of dynamical ice-sheet reaction to oceanic changes" Clim. Past, 7, 1297-1306, 2011

72.    Ramstein G. “Climates of the Earth and cryosphere evolution”. 2011,  Earth's Cryosphere and Sea Level Change, Surveys in Geophysics: Volume 32, Issue 4 Page 329-350    

73.    Le Hir G.,  Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., Meyer-Berthaud B.,  Ramstein G.,  Blakey RC. 2011.  The climate change caused by the land plant invasion in the Devonian. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 310 (2011) 203–212.

74.    Ramdane A., Kageyama M. and Ramstein G. 2011. A sensitivity study to global desertification in cold and warm climates: results from the IPSL OAGCM model. Climate Dynamics DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1101-6.

75.    J. Alvares-Solas, Gilles Ramstein  PNAS "On the triggering mechanism of Heinrich events" PNAS vol. 108 no. 50  E1359–E1360

76.    J. Álvarez-Solas, M. Montoya, C. Ritz, G. Ramstein, S. Charbit, C. Dumas, K. Nisancioglu, T. Dokken, and A. Ganopolski. "Heinrich event 1: an example of dynamical ice-sheet reaction to oceanic changes". Clim. Past, 7, 1297-1306, 2011


77.    Krinner, G., A.-M. Lézine, P. Braconnot, P. Sepulchre, G. Ramstein, C. Grenier, et I. Gouttevin. Strong timescale-dependent feedbacks on the North African Holocene climate by lakes and wetlands. Geophys. Res. Lett., accepté

78.    Contoux. C, Anne Jost, G. Ramstein, “Modelling the mid-Pliocene Warm Period climate with the IPSL coupled model and its atmospheric component LMDZ5A” Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 903-917 (2012)

79.    N. Hamon, P. Sepulchre, Y. Donnadieu, A.-J. Henrot, L. François, J.-J. Jaeger and G. Ramstein - "Growth of subtropical forests in Miocene Europe: The roles of carbon dioxide and Antarctic ice volume" - Geology; Jun 2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p567

80.    Ramdane Alkama, Masa Kageyama, Gilles Ramstein “A sensitivity study to global desertification in cold and warm climates: results from the IPSL OAGCM model” Climate Dynamics, April 2012, Volume 38, Issue 7-8, pp 1629-1647


81.    Salzmann, U., Dolan, A.M., Haywood, A M., Chan W.-L., Voss, J., Hill, D.J., Lunt, D. J., Abe-Ouchi, A., Otto-Bliesner, B., Bragg, F.., Chandler, M. A., Contoux, C., Dowsett, H.J., Jost, A., Kamae, Y., Lohmann, Pickering, S.J., Pound M.J., Ramstein, G., Rosenbloom, N.A., Sohl, L., Stepanek, C., Ueda, H, Zhang, Z. “Data-model discord reveals challenges in reconstructing terrestrial warming of the Pliocene”. Nature Climate Change 3, 969–974, 2013.

82.    A. M. Haywood, D. J. Hill, A. M. Dolan, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, F. Bragg, W.-L. Chan, M. A. Chandler, C. Contoux, H. J. Dowsett, A. Jost, Y. Kamae, G. Lohmann, D. J. Lunt, A. Abe-Ouchi, S. J. Pickering, G. Ramstein, N. A. Rosenbloom, U. Salzmann, L. Sohl, C. Stepanek, H. Ueda10, Q. Yan, and Z. Zhang “Large-scale features of Pliocene climate: results from the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project” Clim. Past, 9, 191-209, 2013

83.    C. Contoux, A. Jost, G. Ramstein, P. Sepulchre, G. Krinner, and M. Schuster “Megalake Chad impact on climate and vegetation during the late Pliocene and the mid-Holocene” Clim. Past, 9, 1417–1430, 2013

84.    Y. Sun, G. Ramstein, C. Contoux, T. Zhou “A comparative study of large scale atmospheric circulation in the context of future scenario (RCP4.5) and past warmth (mid-Pliocene)” Clim. Past, 9, 1613-1627, 2013

85.    R. Zhang, Q. Yan, Z. S. Zhang, D. Jiang, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, A. M. Haywood, D. J. Hill, A. M. Dolan, C. Stepanek, G. Lohmann, C. Contoux, F. Bragg, W.-L. Chan, M. A. Chandler, A. Jost, Y. Kamae, A. Abe-Ouchi, G. Ramstein, N. A. Rosenbloom, L. Sohl, and H. Ueda “Mid-Pliocene East Asian monsoon climate simulated in the PlioMIP” Clim. Past, 9, 2085-2099, 2013

86.    Harry J. Dowsett, Kevin M. Foley,Danielle K. Stoll,Mark A. Chandler,Linda E. Sohl,Mats Bentsen,Bette L. Otto-Bliesner,Fran J. Bragg,Wing-Le Chan,Camille Contoux,Aisling M. Dolan,Alan M. Haywood,Jeff A. Jonas, Anne Jost,Youichi Kamae,Gerrit Lohmann,Daniel J. Lunt,Kerim H. Nisancioglu,Ayako Abe-Ouchi,Gilles Ramstein, Christina R. Riesselman,Marci M. Robinson,Nan A. Rosenbloom,Ulrich Salzmann,Christian Stepanek,Stephanie L. Strother, Hiroaki Ueda,Qing Yan & Zhongshi Zhang “Sea surface temperature of the mid-Piacenzian ocean: a datamodel comparison”. Nature Scientific Reports, 3, doi:10.1038/srep02013

87.    Z.-S. Zhang, K. H. Nisancioglu, M. A. Chandler, A. M. Haywood, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, G. Ramstein, C. Stepanek, A. Abe-Ouchi, W.-L. Chan, F. J. Bragg, C. Contoux, A. M. Dolan, D. J. Hill, A. Jost, Y. Kamae, G. Lohmann, D. J. Lunt, N. A. Rosenbloom, L. E. Sohl, and H. Ueda “Mid-pliocene Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation not unlike modern” Clim. Past, 9, 1495-1504, 2013

88.    A. Sima, M. Kageyama, D.-D. Rousseau, G. Ramstein, Y. Balkanski, P. Antoine, and C. Hatté. "Modeling dust emission response to North Atlantic millennial-scale climate variations from the perspective of East European MIS 3 loess deposits" Clim. Past, 9, 1385-1402, 2013

89.    B. Ringeval, P. O. Hopcroft, P. J. Valdes, P. Ciais, G. Ramstein, A. J. Dolman, and M. Kageyama. "Response of methane emissions from wetlands to the Last Glacial Maximum and an idealized Dansgaard–Oeschger climate event: insights from two models of different complexity". Clim. Past, 9, 149-171, 2013

90.    N. Hamon, P. Sepulchre, V. Lefebvre, and G. Ramstein. "The role of eastern Tethys seaway closure in the Middle Miocene Climatic Transition (ca. 14 Ma)". Clim. Past, 9, 2687-2702, 2013



91.    Zhang, Z, G Ramstein, M Schuster, C Li, C Contoux, Q Yan, Aridification of Sahara caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene, Nature, 513, 401-404, 2014.
92.    D. J. Hill, A. M. Haywood, D. J. Lunt, S. J. Hunter, F. J. Bragg, C. Contoux, C. Stepanek, L. Sohl, N. A. Rosenbloom, W.-L. Chan, Y. Kamae, Z. Zhang, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. A. Chandler, A. Jost, G. Lohmann, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, G. Ramstein, and H. Ueda : Evaluating the dominant components of warming in Pliocene climate simulations. Clim. Past, 10, 79-90, 2014
93.    A. Burke, G. Levavasseur, P. James, D. Guiducci, M. Izquierdo, L. Bourgeon, M. Kageyama, G. Ramstein and M. Vrac (2014). Exploring the impact of climate variability on the pattern of human occupation of Iberia during the Last Glacial Maximum. Accepted by Journal of Human Evolution.

94.   Denis-Didier Rousseau, Catherine Chauvel, Adriana Sima, Christine Hatté, France Lagroix, Pierre Antoine, Yves Balkanski, Markus Fuchs, Claire Mellett, Masa Kageyama, Gilles Ramstein and Andreas Lang. "European Glacial Dust Deposits: Geochemical Constraints on Atmospheric Dust Cycle Modeling". Accepted in Geophysical Research Letter DOI: 10.1002/2014GL061382




95.   Dolan, Aisling M.; Hunter, Stephen J.; Hill, Daniel J.; Haywood, Alan M.; Koenig, Sebastian J.; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Bragg, Fran J.; Chan, Wing-Le; Chandler, Mark A.; Contoux, Camille; Jost, Anne; Kamae, Youichi; Lohmann, Gerrit; Lunt, Daniel J.; Ramstein, Gilles; Rosenbloom, Nan A.; Sohl, Linda E.; Stepanek, Christian; Ueda, Hiroaki; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi. 2015. Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period. Climate of the Past. 11: 403-424. doi: 10.5194/cp-11-403-2015
96.   Contoux, C., Dumas, C., Ramstein, G., Jost, A., Dolan, A. M. : Modelling Greenland ice sheet inception and sustainability during the Late Pliocene, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 424, 295-305, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.018, 2015
97.   Sun, Y., Zhou, T., Ramstein, G., Contoux, C. and Zhang, Z.: Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A, Clim. Dyn., 0930-7575, 1-21, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2656-4, 2015.
98.   Dabang Jiang,  Zhiping Tian, Xianmei Lang, Masa Kageyama, Gilles Ramstein. The concept of global monsoon applied to the last glacial maximum: A multi-model analysis. Quaternary Science Reviews 126 (2015) 126-139

99.   Douglas I. Benn, Guillaume Le Hir, Huiming Bao, Yannick Donnadieu, Christophe Dumas, Edward J. Fleming, Michael J. Hambrey, Emily A. McMillan, Michael S. Petronis, Gilles Ramstein, Carl T. E. Stevenson, Peter M. Wynn & Ian J. Fairchild  Orbitally forced ice sheet fluctuations during the Marinoan Snowball Earth glaciation Nature Geoscience 8, 704–707 (2015)  doi:10.1038/ngeo2502




100.   A.-J. Henrot, T. Utescherb, c, B. Erdeid, M. Durya, N. Hamone, G. Ramstein, M. Krappf, N. Heroldg, A. Goldnerh, E. Favrea, G. Munhoveni, L. Françoisa. Middle Miocene climate and vegetation models and their validation with proxy data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.05.026




101.   Burke, A., Kageyama, M., Latombe, G., Fasel, M., Vrac, M., Ramstein, G., James, P. Risky business: the impact of climate and climate variability on human population dynamics in Western Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews Volume 164, 15 May 2017, Pages 217-229. Doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.04.001

102.   T.Vadsaria, G. Ramstein, L. Li, J-C. Dutay. Sensibilité d’un modèle océan-atmosphère (LMDZ-nemomed8) à un flux d’eau douce: cas du dernier épisode de sapropèle en mer méditerranée. Quaternaire, vol.28/2. 2017

103.   Ning Tan, Gilles Ramstein, Christophe Dumas, Camille Contoux, Jean-Baptiste Ladant, Pierre Sepulchre, Zhongshi Zhang, Stijn De Schepper. Understanding a Late Pliocene glaciation in a warm and high-CO2 climate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Volume 472, Pages 266-276 (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.04.050

104.   D. Defrance, G. Ramstein, S. Charbit, M. Vrac, B. Sultan, D. Swingedouw, C. Dumas, F. Gemenne, J-A. Solas, J-P. Vanderlinden. Consequences of rapid ice-sheet melting on the Sahelian population vulnerability. PNAS, vol. 114 no. 25, 2017, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619358114

105.   P. F. Hoffman, D. S. Abbot, Y. Ashkenazy, D. I. Benn, P. A. Cohen, G. M. Cox, J. R. Creveling, Y. Donnadieu, D. H. Erwin, I. J. Fairchild, D. Ferreira, J C. Goodman, G. P. Halverson, M. F. Jansen, G. Le Hir, G. D. Love, F. A. Macdonald, A. C. Maloof, G. Ramstein, B. E. J. Rose, C. V. Rose, E. Tziperman, A. Voigt, S. G. Warren. Climate dynamics of Snowball Earth and Cryogenian geology–geobiology. Science Advances, 2017.

106. Latombe, G., Burke, A., Vrac, M., Levavasseur, G., Dumas, C., Kageyama, M., and Ramstein, G.: Comparison of spatial downscaling methods of general circulation models to study climate variability during the Last Glacial Maximum, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

107. Su, B., Jiang, D., Zhang, R., Sepulchre, P., and Ramstein, G.: Difference between the North Atlantic and Pacific meridional  overturning circulation in response to the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau, Clim. Past Discuss.,, 2017.



108. Ran Zhang, Dabang Jiang, Gilles Ramstein, Zhongshi Zhang, Peter C Lippert, Entao Yu. Changes in Tibetan Plateau latitude as an important factor for understanding East Asian climate since the Eocene: A modeling study. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 484 (2018) 295–308.

109. Yong Sun, Gilles Ramstein, Laurent Z. X. Li, Tianjun Zhou, Ning Tan, Shaoyin Wang, Masa Kageyama. Regional meridional cells governing the interannual variability of the Hadley circulation in boreal winter. Climate Dynamics., 2018

110. Guillaume Latombe, Ariane Burke, Mathieu Vrac, Guillaume Levavasseur, Christophe Dumas, Masa Kageyama and Gilles Ramstein. Comparison of spatial downscaling methods of general circulation model results to study climate variability during the Last Glacial Maximum. Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2563–2579, 2018

111. Entao Yu, Ran Zhang, Gilles Ramstein, Dabang Jiang, Jianqi Sun, Zhongshi Zhang. High-resolution simulation of Asian monsoon response to regional uplift of the Tibetan Plateau with regional climate model nested with global climate model. Global and Planetary Change. Volume 169, October 2018, Pages 34-47.

112. Sun, Y., Ramstein, G., Li, L. Z. X., Contoux, C., Tan, N., & Zhou, T. (2018). Quantifying East Asian summer monsoon dynamics in the ECP4.5 scenario with reference to the mid-Piacenzian warm period. Geophysical Research Letters, 45.

113. Ning Tan, Jean-Baptiste Ladant, Gilles Ramstein, Christophe Dumas, Paul Bachem and Eystein Jansen. . Modeling Greenland ice sheet evolution during the Plio-Pleistocene transition: new constraints for pCO2 pathway. Nature Communication (2018) 9:4755 | DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07206-w | 11234567890


114. Yating Lin, Gilles Ramstein, Haibin Wu, Raj Rani, Pascale Braconnot, Masa Kageyama, Qin Li, Yunli Luo, Ran Zhang and Zhengtang Guo. Mid-Holocene climate change over China: model-data discrepancy. Clim. Past, 15, 1223–1249, 2019

115. Vadsaria, T., Ramstein, G., Dutay, J.?C., Li, L., Ayache, M., & Richon, C. (2019). Simulating the occurrence of the last sapropel event (S1): Mediterranean basin ocean dynamics simulations using Nd isotopic composition modeling. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34.

116. G. Ramstein, Y. Godderis, Y. Donnadieu, P. Sepulchre, F. Fluteau, Z. Zhang, R.  Zhang, B. Su, D. Jiang, M. Schuster, and J. Besse.Some illustrations of large tectonically driven climate changes in Earth history. Submitted to Tectonics for the special section “Fifty years of Plate Tectonics: then, now and beyond”.

117. Tristan Vadsaria et al., Development of a sequential tool, LMDZ-NEMO-med, to conduct global to regional past climate simulation for the Mediterranean basin: an Early Holocene case study.  Geoscientific Model Development Discussions · August 2019 . DOI: 10.5194/gmd-2019-196


118. Ning Tan, Camille Contoux, Gilles Ramstein, Yong Sun, Christophe Dumas, Pierre Sepulchre.  Modeling a modern-like pCO2 warm period (Marine Isotope Stage KM5c) with two versions of an Institut Pierre Simon Laplace atmosphere–ocean coupled general circulation model. cp-2019-83. Special Issue: PlioMIP Phase 2: experimental design, implementation and scientific results, Clim. Past, 16, 1–16, 2020

119. Peter O. Hopcroft, Gilles Ramstein, Thomas A.M. Pugh, Stephen J. Hunter, Fabiola Murguia-Flores, Aurélien Quiquet, Yong Sun, Ning Tan, and Paul J. Valdese, Polar amplification of Pliocene climate by elevated trace gas radiative forcing, PNAS September 22, 2020 117 (38) 23401-23407; first published September 4, 2020; %U

120. Tan, N., Contoux, C., Ramstein, G., Sun, Y., Dumas, C., & Sepulchre, P. (2020). Modeling a modern-like pCO2 warm period (Marine Isotope Stage KM5c) with two versions of an Institut Pierre Simon Laplace atmosphere-ocean coupled general circulation model. Climate of the Past 16. (1-16).

121. Alan M. Haywood, Julia C. Tindall, Harry J. Dowsett, Aisling M. Dolan, Kevin M. Foley, Stephen J. Hunter, Dan J. Hill, Wing-Le Chan, Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Christian Stepanek, Gerrit Lohmann, Deepak Chandan, W. Richard Peltier, Ning Tan, Camille Contoux, Gilles Ramstein, Xiangyu Li, Zhongshi Zhang, Chuncheng Guo, Kerim H. Nisancioglu, Qiong Zhang, Qiang Li, Yoichi Kamae, Mark A. Chandler, Linda E. Sohl, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Ran Feng, Esther C. Brady, Anna S. von der Heydt, Michiel L. J. Baatsen, and Daniel J. LuntThe Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2: Large-scale climate features and climate sensitivity. Clim. Past, 16, 2095-2123, doi:10.5194/cp-16-2095-2020.

122. Wesley de Nooijer, Qiong Zhang, Qiang Li, Qiang Zhang, Xiangyu Li, Zhongshi Zhang, Chuncheng Guo, Kerim H. Nisancioglu, Alan M. Haywood, Julia C. Tindall, Stephen J. Hunter, Harry J. Dowsett, Christian Stepanek, Gerrit Lohmann, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Ran Feng, Linda E. Sohl, Ning Tan, Camille Contoux, Gilles Ramstein, Michiel L. J. Baatsen, Anna S. von der Heydt, Deepak Chandan, W. Richard Peltier, Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Wing-Le Chan, Youichi Kamae, and Chris M. Brierley , Evaluation of Arctic warming in mid-Pliocene climate simulations, Clim. Past, 16, 2325–2341, 2020.

123. Zhang, Z., Li, X., Guo, C., Otterå, O. H., Nisancioglu, K. H., Tan, N., Contoux, C., Ramstein, G., Feng, R., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Brady, E., Chandan, D., Peltier, W. R., Baatsen, M. L. J., von der Heydt, A. S., Weiffenbach, J. E., Stepanek, C., Lohmann, G., Zhang, Q., Li, Q., Chandler, M. A., Sohl, L. E., Haywood, A. M., Hunter, S. J., Tindall, J. C., Williams, C., Lunt, D. J., Chan, W.-L., and Abe-Ouchi, A.: Mid-Pliocene Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation simulated in PlioMIP2, Clim. Past Discuss.,, in review, 2020.

124. Yong Sun, Haibin Wu, Masa Kageyama, Gilles Ramstein; Laurent Z. X. Li, Ning Tan, Yating Lin, Bo Liu, Weipeng Zheng, Wenchao Zhang, Liwei Zou, Tianjun Zhou, The contrasting effects of thermodynamic and dynamic processes on East Asian summer monsoon precipitation during the Last Glacial Maximum: a data-model comparison. Clim Dyn (2020).





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