Publications (XR)

Publications à commité de lecture ; *** = Etudiants (co-)encadrés


L. Jeandet***, X. Robert, L. Audin, L. Husson and B. Guillaume. Drainage network over the migrating front of dynamic uplift in Patagonia, Under review at Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.


K.E. Murray, P.W. Reiners, S.N. Thomson, X. Robert and K. Whipple. The thermochronologic record of erosion and magmatism in the Canyonlands region of the Colorado Plateau. Accepted at American Journal of Science.


K. Pedoja, L. Husson, A. Bezos, A.-M. Pastier, A. Imran, A. Ruiz Camilo, A.-C. Sarr, M. Elliot, E. Pons-Branchu, V. Regard, A. Hafidz, X. Robert, L. Benoit, B. Delcaillau, C. Authemayou, C. Dumoulin and G. Choblet. Are the sequences of strandlines of SE Sulawesi (Indonesia) the most comprehensive geomorphic records of Plio-Quaternary highstands ?. Quaternary Science Reviews,188:37—57, 2018.

Pedoja et al. QSR 2018

A. Margirier***, J. Braun, X. Robert and L. Audin. Role of erosion and isostasy in the Cordillera Blanca upflit : insight from landscape evolution modeling (northern Peru, Andes). Tectonophysics, 728:119—129, 2018.



O. Grandjouan***, L. Hidalgo***, J. Apaéestegui, P. Baby, G. Cochonneau, E. Condori, J.C. Espinoza, P. Fraizy, D. Huaman, H. Joude, N. Mazzilli, S. Morera, F. Peña, F. Renou, X. Robert, W. Santini, A. Sifeddine and J.L. Guyot. Las resurgencias del Alto Mayo (San Martin, Perú) : estudio hidrologico sobre un karst tropical andino-amazonico. Boletin de la Sociedad Geológica del Perú, 8:83—96, 2017.


C. Benavente***, S. Zerathe, L. Audin, S.R. Hall, X. Robert, F. Delgado, J. Carcaillet, D. Farber and ASTER Team. Active transpressional tectonics in the Andean forearc of southern Peru quantified by 10Be surface exposure dating of an active fault scarp. Tectonics, 36(9):1662-1678, 2017.


R. Thiede, X. Robert, K. Stübner, S. Dey and J. Faruhn***. Sustained out-of-sequence shortening along the tectonically active segment of the Main Boundary Thrust : The Dhauladhar Range in the NW Himalaya. Lithosphere, 9(5):715, 2017.


A. Margirier***, L. Audin, X. Robert, A. Pêcher and S. Schwartz. Stress field evolution above the Peruvian flat-slab (Cordillera Blanca, northern Peru). Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 77:58–69, 2017.

Margirier et al., 2017

J.-L. Mugnier, F. Jouanne, R. Bhattarai, J. Cortes-Aranda, A. Gajurel, P. Leturmy, X. Robert, B. Upreti and R. Vassallo. Segmentation of the Himalayan megathrust around the Gorkha earthquake (25 April 2015) in Nepal. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 141:236–252, 2017.

Mugnier et al., 2017


L. Hidalgo, J. Apaéstegui, J.L. Guyot, X. Robert (2016). Informe de misión (09/2016). Muestreo de resurgencias cársticas. Publ. HYBAM, Lima, 6 p. (no Peer reviewed)


A. Margirier***, L. Audin, X. Robert, F. Herman, J. Ganne, and S. Schwartz. Time and mode of exhumation of the Cordillera Blanca batholith (Peruvian Andes). Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 121(8):6235–6249, 2016.


B. Carrapa, X. Robert, P.G. DeCelles, D.A. Orme, S. Thomson and L.M. Schoenbohm. Exhumation of Mount Everest and asymmetric growth of the Himalaya. Geology, 44(8):611-614, 06 2016


P. van der Beek, C. Litty***, M. Baudin***, J. Mercier, X. Robert and E. Hardwick. Contrasting tectonically driven exhumation and incision patterns, western versus central Nepal Himalaya. Geology, 44(4):327-330, 03 2016

Karnali River


A. Margirier***, X. Robert, L. Audin, C. Gautheron, M. Bernet, S. Hall and T. Simon-Labric. Slab flattening, magmatism, and surface uplift in the Cordillera Occidental (northern Peru). Geology, 43(11):1031-1034, 11 2015



L. Husson, M. Bernet, S. Guillot, P. Huyghe, J.-L. Mugnier, A. Replumaz, X. Robert, and P. Van der Beek. Dynamic ups and downs of the Himalaya. Geology, 42(10):839–842, 10 2014



J. Braun, X. Robert and T. Simon-Labric, Eroding dynamic topography, Geophysical Research Letter, 40, 1-6, 2013

Eroding dynamic topography


J. Braun, P. van der Beek, P. Valla, X. Robert, F. Herman, C. Glotzbach, V. Pedersen, C. Perry , T. Simon-Labric and C. Prigent, Quantifying rates of landscape evolution and tectonic processes by thermochronology and numerical modeling of heat transport in the crust using PECUBE, Tectonophysics, 524-525(0):1-28, 2012.



X. Robert, P. Van der Beek, J. Braun, C. Perry, and J.-L Mugnier, Control of detachment geometry on lateral variations in exhumation rates in the Himalaya : Insights from low - temperature thermochronology and numerical modeling, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, 116, B05202, doi :10.1029/2010JB007893, 2011.

Modélisations thermocinématiques en Himalaya : variations latérales

X. Robert, R. Moucha, P. Reiners, A. Forte and K. Whipple, Cenozoic evolution of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau driven by mantle dynamics, in Sue L. Beard, Karl E. Karlstrom, Richard A. Young and George H. Billingsley, CREvolution 2 - Origin and Evolution of the Colorado River System, Workshop Abstracts : U.S. Geological Survey open-file Report 2011-1210.


X. Robert, P. van der Beek, J. Braun, C. Perry, M. Dubille and J.- L Mugnier, Assessing Quaternary reactivation of the Main Central Thrust zone (central Nepal Himalaya) : New thermochronologic data and numerical modeling, Geology, 37-8, 731-734 ; doi : 10.1130/G25736A.1, 2009.

Transect thermochronologic du Langtang, Népal


P. van der Beek, X. Robert, J.-L Mugnier, M. Bernet, P. Huyghe and E. Labrin, Late Miocene - Recent exhumation of the central Himalaya and recycling in the foreland basin assessed by apatite fission-track thermochronology of Siwalik sediments, Nepal, Basin Research, 18, 413-434, doi :10.1111/J.1365-2117.2006.00305.x, 2006.

Transect thermochronologique dans les Siwaliks, Népal


J. Braun and X. Robert, Constraints of the rate of the post-orogenic erosional decay from low-temperature Thermochronological Data : application to the Dabie Shan, China, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 109, F04009, doi :10.1002/esp.1271, 2005.

Evolution post-orogénique du Dabie Shan, Chine