Bibliographie du dossier - Géochronique n°144

1 > Historique des travaux en Himalaya du XIXe siècle à l’actuel (G. Mascle et A. Pêcher)

Quelque ouvrages thématiques et articles de synthèse.

Avouac P. & De Wever P. (Ed.) (2002). – Himalaya-Tibet : le choc des continents. Paris, MNHN-CNRS.

Avouac P. (2007). – Dynamic Processes in Extensional and Compressional Settings - Mountain Building: from Earthquakes to Geological Deformation. In Schubert G. Ed. Treatise of Geophysics 6, 377-459.

Hodges K.V. (2000). – Tectonis of the Himalaya and southern Tibet from two perspectives. Geol. Soc. America Bull., 112,324-350.  

Le Fort P. (1975). – Himalaya: the collided range. Amer. J. Sci., 275, 1-44.

Mascle G., Pêcher A. & Guillot S. (2010). – Himalaya-Tibet : la collision continentale Inde-Eurasie. Paris, Vuibert-Soc. Géol. France-Nepal Geol. Soc. Eds., 250 p.

Steck A. (2003). – Geology of the NW Indian Himalya. Ecl. Geol. Helv., 96, 147-196.

Valdiya K.S. (1998). – Dynamic Himalaya. Hyderabad, Universities Press, 178 p.

Yin A. (2006). – Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Himalayan orogen as constrained by along-strike variation of structural geometry, exhumation history, and foreland sedimentation: Earth-Science Reviews, 76, 1-131.


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2 > La haute chaîne himalayenne et sa structuration (G. Mahéo et P. H. Leloup)

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Brunel, M. (1983). – Etude pétro-structurale des chevauchements ductiles en Himalaya (Népal oriental et Himalaya du Nord-Ouest), Thèse de Doctorat.

Brunel, M. (1986). – Ductile thrusting in the Himalayas: shear sense criteria and stretching lineations. Tectonics, 5, 247-265.

Bollinger, L., Henry, P., & Avouac, J. (2006). – Mountain building in the Nepal Himalaya: Thermal and kinematic model. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 244(1), 58-71.

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Burg, J., Brunel, M., Gapais, D., Chen, G., and Liu, G. (1984). – Deformation of leucogranites of the crystalline Main Central Sheet in southern Tibet (China). Journal of Structural Geology, 6, 535-542.

Davis, D., Suppe, J., & Dahlen, F. A. (1983). – Mechanics of foldandthrust belts and accretionary wedges. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 88(B2), 1153-1172.

Carosi, R., Montomoli, C., Iaccarino, S., Massonne, H. J., Rubatto, D., Langone, A. et al. (2016). – Middle to late Eocene exhumation of the Greater Himalayan Sequence in the Central Himalayas: Progressive accretion from the Indian plate. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 128(11-12), 1571-1592.

Cottle, J. M., Larson, K. P., & Kellett, D. A. (2015). – How does the mid-crust accommodate deformation in large, hot collisional orogens? A review of recent research in the Himalayan orogen. Journal of Structural Geology, 78, 119-133.

DeCelles, P.G., Robinson, D.M., Quade, J., Ojha, T., Garzione, C.N., Copeland, P., and Upreti, B.N. (2001). – Stratigraphy, structure, and tectonic evolution of the Himalayan fold-thrust belt in western Nepal. Tectonics, 20, 487-509.

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Godin, L., Parrish, R. R., Brown, R. L., & Hodges, K. V. (2001). – Crustal thickening leading to exhumation of the Himalayan metamorphic core of central Nepal: Insight from UPb geochronology and 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology. Tectonics, 20(5), 729-747.

Goscombe, B. E. N., & Hand, M. (2000). – Contrasting P–T paths in the Eastern Himalaya, Nepal: inverted isograds in a paired metamorphic mountain belt. Journal of Petrology, 41(12), 1673-1719.

Grasemann, B., Fritz, H., and Vannay, J.-C. (1999). – Quantitative kinematic flow analysis from the Main Central Thrust Zone (NW-Himalaya, India): implications for a decelerating strain path and the extrusion of orogenic wedges. Journal of Structural Geology, 21, 837-853.

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Grujic, D., Casey, M., Davidson, C., Hollister, L.S., Kundig, R., Pavlis, T., and Schmid, S. (1996). – Ductile extrusion of the Higher Himalayan Crystalline in Bhutan: evidence from quartz microfabrics. Tectonophysics, 260, 21-43.

Grujic, D., Hollister, L.S., and Parrish, R.R. (2002). – Himalayan metamorphic sequence as an orogenic channel: insight from Bhutan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 198, 177-191.

Grujic, D., Warren, C. J., & Wooden, J. L. (2011). – Rapid synconvergent exhumation of Miocene-aged lower orogenic crust in the eastern Himalaya. Lithosphere, 3(5), 346-366.

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Kellett, D. A., Grujic, D., & Erdmann, S. (2009). – Miocene structural reorganization of the South Tibetan detachment, eastern Himalaya: Implications for continental collision. Lithosphere, 1(5), 259-281.

Kali, E., Leloup, P., Arnaud, N., Mahéo, G., Liu, D., Boutonnet, E., Van der Woerd, J., Liu, X., Liu-Zeng, J., and Li, H. (2010). – Exhumation history of the deepest central Himalayan rocks, Ama Drime range: Key pressure-temperature-deformation-time constraints on orogenic models. Tectonics, 29.

Kohn, M. J., Wieland, M. S., Parkinson, C. D., & Upreti, B. N. (2004). – Miocene faulting at plate tectonic velocity in the Himalaya of central Nepal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 228(3), 299-310.

Kohn, M. J. (2008). – PTt data from central Nepal support critical taper and repudiate large-scale channel flow of the Greater Himalayan Sequence. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120(3-4), 259-273.

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Leloup, P., Mahéo, G., Arnaud, N., Kali, E., Boutonnet, E., Liu, D., Xiaohan, L., and Haibing, L. (2010). – The South Tibet detachment shear zone in the Dinggye area: Time constraints on extrusion models of the Himalayas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 292, 1-16.

Leloup, P.H., Liu, X., Mahéo, G., Paquette, J.-L., Arnaud, N., Aubray, A., and Liu, X. (2015). – New constraints on the timing of partial melting and deformation along the Nyalam section (central Himalaya): implications for extrusion models. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 412, 131-175.

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Unsworth, M. J., Jones, A. G., Wei, W., Marquis, G., Gokarn, S. G., Spratt, J. E. et al. (2005). – Crustal rheology of the Himalaya and Southern Tibet inferred from magnetotelluric data. Nature, 438(7064), 78-81.

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Webb, A.A.G., Yin, A., Harrison, T.M., Célérier, J., and Burgess, W.P., (2007). – The leading edge of the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex revealed in the NW Indian Himalaya: Implications for the evolution of the Himalayan orogen. Geology, 35, 955-958.

Yin, A. (2006). – Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Himalayan orogen as constrained by along-strike variation of structural geometry, exhumation history, and foreland sedimentation. Earth-Science Reviews, 76(1), 1-131.

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4 > Interactions Climat - Tectonique – Erosion (J. Lavé, C. France-Lanord et A. Galy)

Andermann C, Crave A, Gloaguen R, et al. (2012). – Connecting source and transport: Suspended sediments in the Nepal Himalayas. Earth Planet Sci Lett, 351-352:158-170. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.059

Becker, J. A., Bickle, M. J., Galy, A., & Holland, T. J. B. (2008). – Himalayan metamorphic CO. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 265(3-4), 616–629.

Beerling, D. J., & Royer, D. L. (2011). – Convergent Cenozoic CO2 history. Nature Geoscience, 4(7), 418-420.

Beaumont, C., R. A. Jamieson, M. H. Nguyen, and B. Lee (2001). – Himalayan tectonics explained by extrusion of a low-viscosity crustal channel coupled to focused surface denudation, Nature, 414, 738-742.

Bernet, M., van der Beek, P., Pik, R., Huyghe, P., Mugnier, J. L., Labrin, E., & Szulc, A. (2006). – Miocene to Recent exhumation of the central Himalaya determined from combined detrital zircon fissiontrack and U/Pb analysis of Siwalik sediments, western Nepal. Basin Research, 18(4), 393-412

Blum, J. D., Gazis, C. A., Jacobson, A. D., & Page Chamberlain, C. (1998). – Carbonate versus silicate weathering in the Raikhot watershed within the High Himalayan Crystalline Series. Geology, 26(5), 411.<0411:CVSWIT>2.3.CO;2

Boos, W. R., & Kuang, Z. (2011). – Dominant control of the South Asian monsoon by orographic insulation versus plateau heating. Nature, 463(7278), 218-222.

Burbank, D. W., Blythe, A. E., Putkonen, J., Pratt-Sitaula, Gabet, E., Oskin, M. & Ojha, T. P. (2003). – Decoupling of erosion and precipitation in the Himalayas. Nature, 426(6967), 652-655.

Burbank, D.W., J. Leland, E. Fielding, R.S. Anderson, N. Brozovic, M.R. Reid and C. Duncan (1996). – Bedrock incision, rock uplift and threshold hillslopes in the northwestern Himalayas, Nature, 379.

Burg, J.P., Nievergelt, P., Oberli, F., Seward, D., Davy, P., Maurin, J.-C., Diao, Z., and Meier, M. (1998). – The Namche-Barwa syntaxis: Evidence for exhumation related to compressional crustal folding. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 16, 239-252.

Clark, M. K., & Bilham, R. (2008). – Miocene rise of the Shillong Plateau and the beginning of the end for the Eastern Himalaya. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 269(3), 337-351.

Coutand, I., Whipp, D. M., Grujic, D., Bernet, M., Fellin, M. G., Bookhagen, B., ... & Duncan, C. (2014). – Geometry and kinematics of the Main Himalayan Thrust and Neogene crustal exhumation in the Bhutanese Himalaya derived from inversion of multithermochronologic data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(2), 1446-1481.

Edmond, J. M. (1992). – Himalayan tectonics, weathering processes, and the strontium isotope record in marine limestones. Science, 258, 1594-1597.

Evans, M. J., Derry, L. A., & France-Lanord, C. (2008). – Degassing of metamorphic carbon dioxide from the Nepal Himalaya. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 9(4), 1-18.

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. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 104(D10), 11995–12018.

France-Lanord, C., & Derry, L. A. (1997). – Organic carbon burial forcing of the carbon cycle from Himalayan erosion. Nature, 390(6655), 65-67.

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Gabet, E. J., Burbank, D. W., Pratt-Sitaula, B., Putkonen, J., & Bookhagen, B. (2008). – Modern erosion rates in the High Himalayas of Nepal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 267(3), 482-494.

Gaillardet, J., Dupre, B., Louvat, P., & Allegre, C. J. (1999). – Global silicate weathering and CO2 consumption rates deduced from the chemistry of large rivers. Chemical Geology, 159(1-4), 3-30.

Galy, V., France-Lanord, C., Beyssac, O., Faure, P., Kudrass, H. R., & Palhol, F. (2007). – Efficient organic carbon burial in the Bengal fan sustained by the Himalayan erosional system. Nature, 450(7168), 407-410.

Garzanti, E., Vezzoli, G., Andò, S., Lavé, J., Attal, M., France-Lanord, C., & DeCelles, P. (2007). – Quantifying sand provenance and erosion (Marsyandi River, Nepal Himalaya). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 258(3), 500-515.

Harris, N., Bickle, M., Chapman, H., Fairchild, I., & Bunbury, J. (1998). – The significance of Himalayan rivers for silicate weathering rates: evidence from the Bhote Kosi tributary. Chemical Geology, 144(3-4), 205-220.

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Lupker M, Blard P-H, Lavé J, et al. (2012). – 10Be-derived Himalayan denudation rates and sediment budgets in the Ganga basin. Earth Planet Sci Lett. 333-334:146-156.

Lupker, M., Lavé, J., France-Lanord, C., Christl, M., Bourlès, D., Carcaillet, J. & Xiaohan, L. (2017). – 10 Be systematics in the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra catchment: the cosmogenic nuclide legacy of the eastern Himalayan syntaxis. Earth Surface Dynamics, 5(3).

Perrier, F., Richon, P., Byrdina, S., France-Lanord, C., Rajaure, S., Koirala, B. P., et coll. (2009). – A direct evidence for high carbon dioxide and radon-222 discharge in Central Nepal. Earth and Planetary Science, 278(3-4), 198–207.

Quade, J., English, N., & DeCelles, P. G. (2003). – Silicate versus carbonate weathering in the Himalaya: a comparison of the Arun and Seti River watersheds. Chemical Geology, 202(3-4), 275-296.

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Ruddiman, W. F., & Kutzbach, J. E. (1989). – Forcing of late Cenozoic northern hemisphere climate by plateau uplift in southern Asia and the American west. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 94(D15), 18409-18427.

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Thiede, R. C., & Ehlers, T. A. (2013). – Large spatial and temporal variations in Himalayan denudation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 371, 278-293.

van der Beek, P., Litty, C., Baudin, M., Mercier, J., Robert, X., & Hardwick, E. (2016). – Contrasting tectonically driven exhumation and incision patterns, western versus central Nepal Himalaya. Geology, 44(4), 327-330.

West, A., Galy, A., & Bickle, M. (2005). – Tectonic and climatic controls on silicate weathering. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 235(1-2), 211–228.

Zachos, J. (2001). – Trends, Rhythms, and Aberrations in Global Climate 65 Ma to Present. Science, 292(5517), 686-693.

Zeitler, P. K., Meltzer, A. S., Koons, P. O., Craw, D., Hallet, B., Chamberlain, C. P. & Shroder, J. (2001). – Erosion, Himalayan geodynamics, and the geomorphology of metamorphism. GSA Today, 11(1), 4-9.



5 > Un séisme de magnitude 9 est-il possible le long de l’arc himalayen ? (R. Cattin, L. Bollinger, Y. Klinger)

Ambraseys N. N. and D. Jackson (2003). – A note on early earthquakes in northern India and southern Tibet. Curr. Sci., 84(4), 570-582.

Bollinger, L., 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 (2014). – 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 Earth119(9), p.7123-7163.

Duncan, C., J. Masek and E. Fielding (2003). – How steep are the Himalaya? Characteristics and implications of along-strike topographic variations. Geology31(1), p.75-78.

Hetényi, G., R. Cattin, T. Berthet, N. Le Moigne, J. Chophel, S. Lechmann, P. Hammer, D. Drukpa, S.N. Sapkota, S. Gautier and K. Thinley (2016). – Segmentation of the Himalayas as revealed by arc-parallel gravity anomalies. Scientific reports6.

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