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Publications de l'Equipe Thématique 8 “Géochimie des isotopes stables”:


Blanchard M., Balan E., Schauble E.A. (2017) Equilibrium fractionation of non-traditional isotopes: A molecular modeling perspective. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry "Non-traditional stable isotopes", 82, 27-63

Abadie, C., Lacan, F., Radic, A., Pradoux, C., Poitrasson, F., 2017. Iron isotopes reveal distinct dissolved iron sources and pathways in the intermediate versus deep Southern Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603107114
Garnier, J., Garnier, J.M., Vieira, L.C., Akerman, A., Chmeleff, J., Ruiz, R.I., Poitrasson, F., 2017. Iron isotope fingerprints of redox and biogeochemical cycling in the soil-water-rice plant system of a paddy field. Science of The Total Environment, 574 : 1622-1632.
Poitrasson, F., 2017. Silicon isotope geochemistry. In: Teng, F.Z., Watkins, J., Dauphas, N. (Eds.), Non-traditional stable isotopes. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C., Vol. 82, pp. 289-344.

Teixeira, N.L., Caxito, F.A., Rosière, C.A., Pecoits, E., Vieira, L.C., Frei, R., Sial, A.N.,Poitrasson, F., 2017.Trace elements and isotope geochemistry (C, O, Fe, Cr) of the Cauê iron formation, Quadrilatero Ferrifero, Brazil: Evidence for widespread microbial dissimilatory iron reduction at the Archean/Proterozoic transition.Precambrian Research, 298: 39-55.

Garnier, J., Garnier, J.M., Vieira, L.C., Akerman, A., Chmeleff, J., Ruiz, R.I.,Poitrasson, F., 2017. Iron isotope fingerprints of redox and biogeochemical cycling in the soil-water-rice plant system of a paddy field.Science of The Total Environment, 574 : 1622-1632.

Obrist, D., Agnan, Y., Jiskra, M., Olson, C. L., Colegrove, D. P., Hueber, J., Moore, C. W.,Sonke, J. E.and Helmig, D.: Tundra uptake of atmospheric elemental mercury drives Arctic mercury pollution, Nature, 547(7662), 2017, doi:10.1038/nature22997

Enrico, M., Le Roux, G., Heimburger, L.-E., Van Beek, P., Souhaut, M., Chmeleff, J. andSonke, J. E.: Holocene Atmospheric Mercury Levels Reconstructed from Peat Bog Mercury Stable Isotopes, Environmental Science & Technology, 51(11), 5899–5906, doi:10.1021/acs.est6b05804, 2017.

Xu, H.,Sonke, J. E.,Guinot, B., Fu, X., Sun, R., Lanzanova, A., Candaudap, F., Shen, Z. and Cao, J.: Seasonal and Annual Variations in Atmospheric Hg and Pb Isotopes in Xi’an, China, Environmental Science & Technology, 51(7), 3759–3766, doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b06145, 2017.

Sophia V.  Hansson, Jeroen E. Sonke, Didier Galop, Gilles Bareille, Séverine Jean & Gaël Le Roux (2017) Transfer of marine mercury to mountain lakes. Scientific Reports, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-13001-2

Briant Nicolas, Savoye Nicolas, Chouvelon Tiphaine, David Valerie, Rodriguez Samuel, Charlier Karine,Sonke Jeroen E.,Chiffoleau Jean-Francois, Brach-Papa Christophe, Knoery Joel (2017). Carbon and nitrogen elemental and isotopic ratios of filter-feeding bivalves along the French coasts: An assessment of specific, geographic, seasonal and multi-decadal variations . Science of The Total Environment,

Ping Li, Buyun Du, Laurence Maurice, Laure Laffont, Christelle Lagane, David Point,Jeroen E. Sonke, Runsheng Yin, Che-Jen Lin, and Xinbin Feng. (2017) Mercury Isotope Signatures of Methylmercury in Rice Samples from the Wanshan Mercury Mining Area, China: Environmental Implications Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03510

Aufort J., Ségalen L., Gervais C., Paulatto L., Blanchard M., Balan E. (2017) Site-specific equilibrium isotopic fractionation of oxygen, carbon and calcium in apatite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 219, 57-73.

Balan E., Noireaux J., Mavromatis V., Saldi G., Montouillout V., Blanchard M., Pietrucci F., Gervais C., Rustad J.R., Schott J., Gaillardet J. (2017) Theoretical isotopic fractionation between structural boron in carbonates and aqueous boric acid and borate ion. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.


Enrico, M., Le Roux, G., Marusczak, N., Heimburger, L-E., Claustres, A., Fu, X., Sun, R., Sonke, J.E.(2016) Atmospheric mercury transfer to peat bogs dominated by gaseous elemental mercury dry deposition. Environmental Science & Technology,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04669

Fu, X., Marusczak, N., Wang, X., Gheusi, F., Sonke, J.E.(2016) The isotopic composition of gaseous elemental mercury in the free troposphere of the Pic du Midi Observatory, France. Environmental Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00033

Mavromatis, V., Bundeleva, I.A., Shirokova, L.S., Millo, C., Pokrovsky, O.S., Benezeth, P., Ader, M., Oelkers, E.H., 2015. The continuous re-equilibration of carbon isotope compositions of hydrous Mg carbonates in the presence of cyanobacteria. Chemical Geology, 404: 41-51.

Mavromatis, V., Rinder, T., Prokushkin, A. S., Pokrovsky, O. S., Korets, M. A.,Chmeleff, J.and Oelkers, E. H. (2016). The effect of permafrost, vegetation, and lithology on Mg and Si isotope composition of the Yenisey River and its tributaries at the end of the spring flood. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta191: 32-46 10.1016/j.gca.2016.07.003.

Milot, J., Poitrasson, F., Baron, S., Coustures, M.P., 2016. Iron isotopes as a potential tool for ancient iron metals tracing. Journal of Archaeological Science, 76 : 9-20.

Perrot, V., Masbou, J., Pastukhov, M.V., Epov, V.N., Point, D., Berail, S., Becker, P.R., Sonke, J.E., Amouroux, D., 2016. Natural Hg isotopic composition of different Hg compounds in mammal tissues as a proxy for in vivo breakdown of toxic methylmercury. Metallomics, 8(2): 170-178.

Sossi, P., Nebel, O., Anand, M., Poitrasson, F., 2016. On the iron isotope composition of Mars and volatile depletion in the terrestrial planets. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in press.

Sun, R., Streets, D.G., Horowitz, H.M., Amos, H.M., Liu, G., Perrot, V., Toutain, J-P., Hintelmann, H., Sunderland, E.M., Sonke, J.E. (2016) Historical (1850-2010) mercury stable isotope emissions from anthropogenic sources to the atmosphere. Elementa. DOI 10.12952/journal.elementa.000091

Yu, B., Fu, X.W., Yin, R.S., Zhang, H., Wang, X., Lin, C.J., Wu, C.S., Zhang, Y.P., He, N.N., Fu, P.Q., Wang, Z.F., Shang, L.H., Sommar, J., Sonke, J.E., Maurice, L., Guinot, B., Feng, X.B., 2016. Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric Mercury in China: New Evidence for Sources and Transformation Processes in Air and in Vegetation. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(17): 9262-9269.

Ducher M., Blanchard M., Vantelon D., Nemausat R., Cabaret D. (2016) Probing the local environment of substitutional Al3+ in goethite using X-ray absorption spectroscopy and first-principles calculations. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 43, 217-227

Ducher M., Blanchard M., Balan E. (2016) Equilibrium zinc isotope fractionation in Zn-bearing minerals from first-principles calculations. Chemical Geology. 443, 87-93


Dauphas, N.,Poitrasson, F., Burkhardt, C., Kobayashi, H., Kurosawa, K.,2015. Planetary and meteoritic Mg/Si and delta Si-30 variations inherited from solar nebula chemistry.Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427: 236-248.

Dupuis, R.; Benoit, M.; Nardin, E. & Méheut, M. 2015. Fractionation of silicon isotopes in liquids: The importance of configurational disorder Chemical Geology , 396: 239 - 254

Masbou, J., Point, P., Guillou, G., Sonke, J. E. Lebreton, B., Richard, P. (2015) Carbon stable isotope analysis of methylmercury toxin in biological materials by gas chromatography isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02918

Masbou, J., Point, P., Sonke, J. E. & Becker, P. R. (2015) Mercury stable isotope fractionation time trends in cryogenically archived ringed seal livers from the Alaskan Arctic. Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/es5048446.

Mavromatis, V., Rinder, T., Prokushkin, A.S., Pokrovsky, O.S., Korets, M.A., Chmeleff, J., Oelkers, E.H., 2016. The effect of permafrost, vegetation, and lithology on Mg and Si isotope composition of the Yenisey River and its tributaries at the end of the spring flood. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 191: 32-46.

Mulholland, D.S.,Poitrasson, F., Boaventura, G.R.,2015. Effect of different water storage procedures on the dissolved Fe concentration and isotopic composition of chemically contrasted waters from the Amazon River Basin.Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 29: 2102-2108.

Mulholland, D.S., Poitrasson, F., Shirokova, L.S., Gonzales, A.G., Pokrovsky, O.S., Boaventura, G.R., Vieira, L.C., 2015. Iron isotope fractionation during Fe(II) and Fe(III) adsorption on cyanobacteria. Chemical Geology, 400: 24-33.

Mulholland, D.S.,Poitrasson, F., Boaventura, G.R., Allard, T., Vieira, L.C., Santos, R.V., Mancini, L., Seyler, P.,2015. Insights into iron sources and pathways in the Amazon River provided by isotopic and spectroscopic studies.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 150: 142-159

Nédélec, A., Trindade, R., Peschler, A., Archanjo, C., Macouin, M., Poitrasson, F., Bouchez, J.L., 2015. Hydrothermally-induced changes in mineralogy and magnetic properties of oxidized A-type granites. Lithos, 212-215: 145-157

Resongles, E., Freydier, R., Casiot, C., Viers, J., Chmeleff, J., Elbaz-Poulichet, F., 2015. Antimony isotopic composition in river waters affected by ancient mining activity. Talanta, 144: 851-861.

Poitrasson, F., Zambardi, T.,2015. An Earth-Moon silicon isotope model to track silicic magma origins.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 167: 301-312.

Sun, R., Sonke, J.E., Liu, G. (2015) Biogeochemical controls on mercury stable isotope compositions of world coal deposits: A review. Earth Science Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.11.005

Viers, Jérôme ; Prokushkin, Anatoly S ; Pokrovsky, Oleg S ; Kirdyanov, Alexander V ; Zouiten, Cyril ; Chmeleff, Jerome ; Méheut, Merlin ; Chabaux, Francois ; Oliva, Priscia ; Dupré, Bernard . Zn isotope fractionation in a pristine larch forest on permafrost-dominated soils in Central Siberia Geochemical Transactions (2015) 16 :3


Akerman, A., Poitrasson, F., Oliva, P., Audry, S., Prunier, J., Braun, J.J., 2014. Isotopic fingerprint of Fe cycling in an equatorial soil-plant-water system: The Nsimi watershed, South Cameroon. Chemical Geology, 385: 104-116. 

Beinlich A., Mavromatis V., Austrheim H., Oelkers E.H. (2014) Inter-mineral Mg isotope fractionation during hydrothermal ultramafic rock alteration – Implications for natural water composition EPSL, 392, 166-176.

Coutaud, Aude ; Méheut, Merlin ; Viers, Jérôme ; Rols, Jean-Luc ; Pokrovsky, Oleg S. ; Zn isotope fractionation during interaction with phototrophic biofilm. Chemical Geology (2014) 390, 46-60

dos Santos Pinheiro, G.M., Poitrasson, F., Sondag, F., Cochonneau, G., Vieira, L.C., 2014. Contrasting iron isotopic composition in river suspended matter: The Negro and the Amazon annual river cycles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 394: 168-178. 

Jones M.T., Gislason S.R., Burton K.W., Pearce C.R., Mavromatis V., Pogge von Strandmann P.A.E., Oelkers E.H (2014) Quantifying the impact of riverine particulate dissolution in seawater on ocean chemistry EPSL, 395, 91-100.

Labatut, M., Lacan, F., Pradoux, C., Chmeleff, J., Radic, A., Murray, J.W., Poitrasson, F., Johansen, A.M., Thil, F., 2014. Iron sources and dissolved-particulate interactions in the seawater of the Western Equatorial Pacific, iron isotope prspectives. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28: 1044-1065.

Marsalek, Ondrej ; Chen, Pei-Yang ; Dupuis, Romain ; Benoit, Magali ; Méheut, Merlin ; Bačić, Zlatko ; Tuckerman, Mark E. ; Efficient Calculation of Free Energy Differences Associated with Isotopic Substitution Using Path-Integral Molecular Dynamics. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2014) 10, 1440-1453

Mavromatis V., Prokushkin A.S., Pokrovsky O.S., Viers J., Korets M.A. (2014) Magnesium isotopes in permafrost-dominated Central Siberian larch forest watersheds Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 147, 76-89.

Mavromatis V., Meister P., Oelkers E.H. (2014) Using stable Mg isotopes to distinguish dolomite formation mechanisms: A case study from the Peru Margin Chem. Geol. 385, 84-91.

Méheut, M., Schauble, E.A., 2014. Silicon isotope fractionation in silicate minerals: Insights from first-principles models of phyllosilicates, albite and pyrope. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 134: 137-154.

Poitrasson, F., Vieira, L.C., Seyler, P., dos Santos Pinheiro, G.M., Mulholland, D.S., Bonnet, M.P., Martinez, J.M., Lima, B.A., Allard, T., Boaventura, G.R., Chmeleff, J., Dantas, E., Guyot, J.L., Mancini, L., Pimentel, M.M., Santos, R.V., Sondag, F., Vauchel, P., 2014. Iron isotope composition of the bulk waters and sediments from the Amazon River Basin. Chemical Geology, 377: 1-11.

Pouilly, M., Point, D., Sondag, F., Henry, M., Santos, R.V., 2014. Geographical origin of Amazonian freshwater fishes fingerprinted by 57Sr/86Sr rations on fish otoliths and scales. Environmental Science & Technology, 48: 8980-8987.

Schott J., Mavromatis V., Gonzalez G.A., Oelkers E.H. (2014) Kinetic and Thermodynamic Controls of Divalent Metals Isotope Composition in Carbonate: Experimental Investigations and Applications. Procedia Earth Planet. Sci. 10, 168-172.

Zambardi, T., Lundstrom, C.C., Li, X.X., McCurry, M., 2014. Fe and Si isotope variations at Cedar Butte volcano; Insight into magmatic differentiation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 405: 169-179.


El Azzi D., Viers J., Guiresse M., Probst A., Aubert D., Caparros J., Guizien K., Probst J-L., 2013. Origin and fate of copper in a small Mediterranean vineyard catchment: new insights from combined  chemical extraction and δ65Cu isotopic composition. Science of the Total Environment 463/464, 91-101.

Hughes, H.J., Sondag, F., Santos, R.V., Andre, L., Cardinal, D., 2013. The riverine silicon isotope composition of the Amazon Basin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121: 637-651.

Ilina, S.M., Poitrasson, F., Lapitskiy, S.A., Alekhin, Y.V., Viers, J., Pokrovsky, O.S., 2013. Extreme iron isotope fractionation between colloids and particles of boreal and temperate organic-rich waters. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 101: 96-111.

Ilina S.M., Viers J., Lapitskiy S.A., Mialle S., Mavromatis V., Chmeleff J., Brunet P., Alekhin Y.V., Isnard H., Pokrovsky O.S. (2013) Stable (Cu, Mg) and radiogenic (Sr, Nd) isotope fractionation in colloids of boreal organic-rich waters, Chem. Geol. 342: 63-75.

Masbou, J., Point, D., Sonke, J. E., 2013 Application of a selective extraction method for methylmercury compound specific stable isotope analysis (MeHg-CSIA) in biological materials. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry , 28 (10), 1620-1628.

Mavromatis, V., Gautier, Q., Bosc, O., Schott, J., 2013. Kinetics of Mg partition and Mg stable isotope fractionation during its incorporation in calcite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 114: 188-203.

Pokrovsky O.S., Reynolds B.C., Prokushkin A.S., Schott J., Viers J., 2013. Silicon isotope variations in Central Siberia rivers during basalt weathering in permafrost-dominated larch forests. Chemical geology 355, 103-116.

Shirokova L.S., Mavromatis V., Bundeleva I.A., Pokrovsky O.S., Benezeth P., Pearce C., Gerard E., Oelkers E.H., 2013. Using Mg isotopes to trace cyanobacterial mediated magnesium carbonate precipitation in alkaline lakes. Aquat. Geochem.19, 1-24.

Sun, R., Enrico, M., Heimbürger, L.E., Scott, C., Sonke, J.E., 2013 A double-stage tube furnace – acid trapping protocol for the pre-concentration of mercury from solid samples for isotopic analysis. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, v405, p6771.

Sonke, J.E.,Heimburger, L.E., Dommergue, A., 2013 Mercury biogeochemistry: paradigm shifts, outstanding issues and research needs. Compte Rendus Geoscience, v345, p213-224.

Sonke, J.E. and Blum, J.D., 2013 Advances in mercury stable isotope biogeochemistry. Chemical Geology, v336, p1-4.

Sun, R., Heimbürger, L.E., Sonke, J.E., Liu, G., Amouroux, D., Berail, S., 2013 Mercury stable isotope fractionation in six utility boilers of two large coal-fired power plants. Chemical Geology, v336, p103-111.

dos Santos Pinheiro, G.M., Poitrasson, F., Sondag, F. Vieira, L.C., Pimentel, M.M., 2013. Iron isotope composition of the suspended matter along depth and lateral profiles in the Amazon River and its tributaries. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 44: 35-44.

Poitrasson, F., Delpech, G., Grégoire, M., 2013. On the iron isotope heterogeneity of lithospheric mantle xenoliths: implications for mantle metasomatism, the origin of basalts and the iron isotope composition of the Earth. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 165: 1243-1258.

Zambardi, T., Poitrasson, F., Corgne, A., Meheut, M., Quitte, G., Anand, M., 2013. Silicon isotope variations in the inner solar system: Implications for planetary formation, differentiation and composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121: 67-83.


Blanchard, M., Poitrasson, F., Méheut, M., Lazzeri, M., Mauri, F., Balan, E., 2012. Comment on "New data on equilibrium iron isotope fractionation among sulfides: Constraints on the mechanisms of sulfide formation in hydrothermal and igneous systems" by V.B. Polyakov and D.M. Soultanov. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 87: 356-359.

Javoy, M. ; Balan, E.; Meheut, M. ; Blanchard, M.; Lazzeri, M., 2012. First-principles investigation of equilibrium isotopic fractionation of O- and Si-isotopes between refractory solids and gases in the solar nebula Earth and Planetary Science Letters v. 319, p. 118-127.

Mavromatis, V., Pearce, C.R., Shirokova, L.S., Bundeleva, I.A., Pokrovsky, O.S., Benezeth, P., Oelkers, E.H., 2012. Magnesium isotope fractionation during hydrous magnesium carbonate precipitation with and without cyanobacteria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 76, p. 161-174.

Pearce, C.R., Saldi, G.D., Schott J., Oelkers, E.H., 2012. Isotopic fractionation during congruent dissolution, precipitation and atequilibrium: Evidence from Mg isotopes. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 92, 170-183.

Sonke, J.E. and Blum, J.D. (2012) Advances in mercury stable isotope biogeochemistry. Chemical Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.10.035

Sonke, J.E. and Heimburger L-E. (2012) Mercury in Flux. Nature Geoscience. V.5, p.447-449

Sun, R., Heimbürger, L.E., Sonke, J.E., Liu, G., Amouroux, D., Berail, S. (2012) Mercury stable isotope fractionation in two large Chinese coal-fired utility boilers. Chemical Geology. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.10.035


Fabre, S., Nédélec, A., Poitrasson, F., Strauss, H., Thomazo, C., Nogueira, A., 2011. Iron and sulphur isotopes from the Carajas mining province (Para, Brazil): Implications for the oxidation of the ocean and the atmosphere across the Archaean-Proterozoic transition. Chemical Geology, v. 289, p. 124-139

Halverson, G.P., Poitrasson, F., Hoffman, P.F., Nedelec, A., Montel, J.M., Kirby, J., 2011. Fe isotope and trace element geochemistry of the Neoproterozoic syn-glacial Rapitan iron formation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 309, p. 100-112

Hughes, H.J., Sondag, F., Cocquyt, C., Laraque, A., Pandi, A., Andre, L., Cardinal, D., 2011. Effect of seasonal biogenic silica variations on dissolved silicon fluxes and isotopic signatures in the Congo River. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(2): 551-561.

Laffont, L., Sonke, J.E., Maurice, L., Monroy, S.L., Chincheros, J., Amouroux, D., Behra, P., 2011. Hg speciation and stable isotope signatures in human hair as a tracer for dietary and occupational exposure to mercury. Environmental Science and Technology, v. 45, p. 9910-9916.

Point, D., Sonke, J.E., Day, R.D., Roseneau, D.G., Hobson, K.A., Vander Pol, S.S., Moors, A.J., Pugh, R.S., Donard, O.F.X., and Becker, P.R., 2011, Methylmercury photodegradation influenced by sea-ice cover in Arctic marine ecosystems: Nature Geoscience, v. 4, p. 188-194.

Poitrasson, F., 2011. Iron isotopes. In: M. Gargaud (Editor), Encyclopedia of Astrobiology. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 852-855, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-11274-4.

Saunier, G., Pokrovski, G.S., Poitrasson, F., 2011. First experimental determination of iron isotope fractionation between hematite and aqueous solution at hydrothermal conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 75, p. 6629-6654.

Sonke, J.E., 2011, A global model of mass independent mercury stable isotope fractionation: Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 75, p. 4577-4590.

Zambardi, T., Poitrasson, F., 2011. Precise silicon isotopes determination in silicate rock reference materials by MC-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, v. 35, p. 89-99

Bagard M.-L., Schmitt A.-D., Chabaux F., Pokrovsky O.S., Viers J., Stille P., Labolle F., Prokushkin A.S. (2013) Biogeochemistry of stable Ca and radiogenic Sr isotopes in a larch-covered permafrost-dominated watershed of Central Siberia. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 114, 169–187.

Estrade, N., Carignan, J., Sonke, J. E., and Donard, O. F. X., 2010. Measuring Hg isotopes in bio-geo-environmental reference materials. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, v.34, p.79-93.

Lacan, F., Radic, A., Labatut, M., Jeandel, C., Poitrasson, F., Sarthou, G., Pradoux, C., Chmeleff, J., and Freydier, R., 2010, High-Precision Determination of the Isotopic Composition of Dissolved Iron in Iron Depleted Seawater by Double Spike Multicollector-ICPMS: Analytical Chemistry, v. 82, p. 7103-7111.

Méheut, M., Lazzeri, M. , Balan, E. and Mauri, F. 2010. First-Principles calculation of H/D isotopic fractionation between hydrous minerals and water. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 74, 3874-3882

Perrot, V., Epov, V.N., Pastukhov, M.V., Grebenshchikov, V.I., Zouiten, Z., Sonke, J.E., Donard, O.F.X., Amouroux, D., 2010. Tracing sources and bioaccumulation of Hg in food webs of Lake Baikal – Angara River using Hg isotopic signatures. Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, p. 8030-8037

Saunier, G., Poitrasson, F., Moine, B.N., Grégoire, M., Seddiki, A., 2010. Effect of hot desert weathering on the bulk-iron isotope composition of L6 and H5 ordinary chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, v. 45, p. 195-209.

Sonke, J.E., Schäfer, J, Chmeleff, J, Audry, S., Blanc, G., Dupré, B., 2010. Sedimentary Hg stable isotope records of atmospheric and riverine pollution from two major European heavy metal refineries. Chemical Geology, v. 279, p. 90-100.


Blanchard, M., Poitrasson, F., Méheut, M., Lazzeri, M., Mauri, F., Balan, E., 2009. Iron isotope fractionation between pyrite (FeS2), hematite (Fe2O3) and siderite (FeCO3): A first-principles density functional theory study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 73, p. 6565-6578.

Carignan, J., Estrade, N., Sonke, J.E., and Donard, O.F.X., 2009. Odd Isotope Deficits in Atmospheric Hg Measured in Lichens: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 43, p. 5660-5664.

Estrade, N., Carignan, J., Sonke, J.E., Donard, O.F.X., 2009. Stable isotopic fractionation during kinetic and equilibrium evaporation of liquid mercury. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 73, p. 2693-2711.

Feinman, M., Penniston-Dorland, S., Poitrasson, F., Weyer, S., 2009. Applications of non-traditional stable isotopes in high-temperature geochemistry. Chemical Geology, v. 258, p. 1-4.

Gronstal, A., Pearson, V., Kappler, A., Dooris, C., Anand, M., Poitrasson, F., Kee, T.P., Cockell, C.S., 2009. Laboratory experiments on the weathering of iron meteorites and carbonaceous chondrites by iron-oxidising bacteria. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 44, p. 233-247.

Laffont, L., Sonke, J.E., Maurice, L., Hintelmann, H., Pouilly, M., Bacarreza, Y.S., Perez, T., and Behra, P., 2009, Anomalous Mercury Isotopic Compositions of Fish and Human Hair in the Bolivian Amazon: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 43, p. 8985-8990.

Poitrasson, F., 2009, Geochemistry Probes of the Ancient and the Inaccessible: Science, v. 323, p. 882-883.

Poitrasson, F., Roskosz, M., and Corgne, A., 2009, No iron isotope fractionation between molten alloys and silicate melt to 2000 degrees C and 7.7 GPa: Experimental evidence and implications for planetary differentiation and accretion: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 278, p. 376-385.

Zambardi, T., Sonke, J.E., Toutain, J.P., Sortino, F., and Shinohara, H., 2009, Mercury emissions and stable isotopic compositions at Vulcano Island (Italy): Earth And Planetary Science Letters, v. 277, p. 236-243.


Epov, V.N., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, P., Sonke, J.E., Tessier, E., Amouroux, D., Maurice-Bourgoin, L.M., and Donard, O.F.X., 2008, Simultaneous determination of species-specific isotopic composition of Hg by gas chromatography coupled to multicollector ICPMS: Analytical Chemistry, v. 80, p. 3530-3538.

Lacan, F., Radic, A., Jeandel, C., Poitrasson, F., Sarthou, G., Pradoux, C., and Freydier, R., 2008, Measurement of the isotopic composition of dissolved iron in the open ocean: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 35, L24610.

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