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Armelle Riboulleau

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Maître de conférences

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59655 Villeneuve d’Asq Cedex France Email :

Research topics

- Sedimentology and geochemistry of organic matter
- Sedimentary organic matter preservation pathways
- Natural sulfurization
- Biomarkers as paleoenvironmental markers
- Biomarkers of Paleozoic plants

Formation :

1997 : DEA Methodes quantitatives et modelisation des bassins sédimentaires (Université Paris 6 – IFPschool)

2000 : PhD in Sedimentology and organic matter geochemistry (Université Paris 6)

2013 : HDR in Sedimentology and organic matter geochemistry (Université Lille1)

Overview of production :

In referred international journals : 42
In books : 2
63 oral and poster presentations in national and international conferences and worksops


- Riboulleau A., Spina A., Vecoli M., Riquier L., Quijada M., Tribovillard N., Averbuch O., (2018) Organic matter deposition in the Ghadames Basin (Libya) during the Late Devonian—A multidisciplinary approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 497:37-51.

- Quijada, M., Riboulleau, A., Guerardel, Y., Monnet, C., Tribovillard, N. (2015) Neutral aldoses derived from sequential acid hydrolysis of sediments as indicators of diagenesis over 120,000 years. Organic Geochemistry, 81, 0, 53–63.

- Riboulleau A., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Tribovillard N., Guillot F., Recourt P. (2014) Testing provenance diagrams : Lessons from the well-constrained Cariaco Basin. Chemical Geology, 389:91–103.

- El Albani, A., Bengtson, S., Canfield, D.E., Riboulleau, A., Rollion Bard, C., Macchiarelli, R., Ngombi Pemba, L., Hammarlund, E., Meunier, A., Moubiya Mouele, I., Benzerara, K., Bernard, S., Boulvais, P., Chaussidon, M., Cesari, C., Fontaine, C., Chi-Fru, E., Garcia Ruiz, J.M., Gauthier-Lafaye, F., Mazurier, A., Pierson-Wickmann, A.C., Rouxel, O., Trentesaux, A., Vecoli, M., Versteegh, G.J.M., White, L., Whitehouse, M., Bekker, A., (2014) The 2.1 Ga Old Francevillian Biota : Biogenicity, Taphonomy and Biodiversity. PLoS ONE, 9:e99438.

- Riboulleau A., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Tribovillard N. (2014) Controls on detrital sedimentation in the Cariaco Basin during the last climatic cycle : insight from clay minerals. Quaternary Science Reviews, 94:62–73.

- Canfield D.E, Ngombi Pemba L., Hammarlund E., Bengtson S., Chaussidon M., Gauthier-Lafaye F., Meunier A., Riboulleau A., Rollion-Bard C, Rouxel O., Asael D., Pierson-Wickmann A.-C., El Albani A. (2013) Oxygen dynamics in the aftermath of the Great Oxidation of Earth’s atmosphere. PNAS, 110:16736-16741.

- Bout-Roumazeilles V., Riboulleau A., Armynot du Châtelet E., Lorenzoni L., Tribovillard N., Murray R.W., Müller-Karger F., Astor Y.M., (2013) Clay mineralogy of surface sediments as a tool for deciphering river contributions to the Cariaco Basin (Venezuela). Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 118:750–761.

- Armynot du Chatelet E., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Coccioni R., Frontalini F., Guillot F., Kaminski M.A., Recourt P., Riboulleau A., Trentesaux A., Tribovillard N. & Ventalon S. (2013) Environmental control on shell structure and composition of agglutinated foraminifera along a proximal-distal transect in the Marmara Sea. Marine Geology, 335:114-128.

- Tribovillard N., Algeo T.J., Baudin F., Riboulleau A. (2012) Analysis of marine environmental conditions based on molybdenum-uranium covariation—Applications to Mesozoic paleoceanography. Chemical Geology, 324–325:46-58.

- Shekarifard A., Baudin F., Seyed-Emami K., Schnyder J., Laggoun-Défarge F., Riboulleau A., Brunet M.-F., Shahidi A. (2012) Thermal maturity of the Upper Triassic-Middle Jurassic Shemshak Group (Alborz Range, Northern Iran) based on organic petrography, geochemistry and basin modelling : implications for source rock evaluation and petroleum exploration. Geological Magazine, 149:19–38.

- Romero-Sarmiento M.F., Riboulleau A., Vecoli M., Laggoun-Défarge F., Versteegh G.J.M. (2011) Aliphatic and aromatic biomarkers from Carboniferous coal deposits at Dunbar (East Lothian, Scotland) : Palaeobotanical and palaeoenvironmental significance. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309:309-326.

- Riboulleau A., Tribovillard N., Baudin F., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Lyons T.W. (2011) Unexpectedly low organic matter content in Cariaco Basin sediments during the Younger Dryas. Origin and implications. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 343:351–359.

- Romero-Sarmiento, M.-F., Riboulleau, A., Vecoli, M., Versteegh., G.J.M. (2011) Aliphatic and aromatic biomarkers from Gondwanan sediments of Late Ordovician to Early Devonian age : An early terrestrialization approach. Organic Geochemistry, 42:605-617.

- Montero-Serrano J.C., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Carlson A.E., Tribovillard N., Bory A., Meunier G., Sionneau T., Flower B.P., Martinez P., Billy I., Riboulleau A. (2011) Contrasting rainfall patterns over North America during the Holocene and Last Interglacial as recorded by sediments of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters, 38:L14709.

- Tribovillard N., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Riboulleau A., Baudin F., Danelian T., Riquier L. (2011) Transfer of germanium to marine sediments : insights from its accumulation in radiolarites and authigenic capture under reducing conditions. Some examples through geological ages. Chemical Geology, 282:120-130.

- Montero-Serrano J.C., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Sionneau T., Tribovillard N., Bory A., Flower B., Riboulleau A., Meckler A.N. (2010) Changes in precipitation regimes over North America during the Holocene as recorded by mineralogy and geochemistry of Gulf of Mexico sediments. Global and Planetary Change, 74:132-143.

- Dhamelincourt M.C., Vecoli M., Mezzetti A., Cesari C., Versteegh G., Riboulleau A. (2010) Laser Raman micro-spectroscopy of Proterozoic and Palaeozoic organic-walled microfossils (acritarchs and prasinophytes) from the Ghadamis Basin, Libya and Volta Basin, Ghana. Spectroscopy, 24 : 207-212.

- Versteegh G.J.M., Riboulleau A. (2010) An organic geochemical perspective on terrestrialization. In : Clément G. and Vecoli M. (Eds) The terrestrialisation process. Modelling complex interractions at the biosphere-geosphere interface. Geological Society of London special publications 339 : 11-36.

- El Albani A., Bengtson S., Canfield D.E., Bekker A., Macchiarelli R., Mazurier A., Hammarlund E.U., Boulvais P., Dupuy J.J., Fontaine C., Fürsich F.T., Gauthier-Lafaye F., Janvier P., Javaux E., Ossa Ossa F., Pierson-Wickmann A.C., Riboulleau A., Sardini P., Vachard D., Whitehouse M., Meunier A. (2010) Large colonial organisms with coordinated growth in oxygenated environments 2.1 Gyr ago. Nature, 466 : 100–104.

- Montero-Serrano J.C., Martínez M., Riboulleau A., Tribovillard N., Márquez G., Gutiérrez-Martín J.V. (2010) Assessment of the oil source-rock potential of the Pedregoso Formation (Early Miocene) in the Falcón Basin of northwestern Venezuela. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27:1107-1118

- Romero-Sarmiento M.-F., Riboulleau A., Vecoli M., Versteegh G.J.M. (2010) Occurrence of retene in upper Silurian – Lower Devonian sediments from North Africa : Origin and implications. Organic Geochemistry, 41:302-306

- Montero-Serrano J.C., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Tribovillard N., Sionneau T., Riboulleau A., Bory A., Flower B. (2009) Sedimentary evidence of deglacial megafloods in the northern Gulf of Mexico (Pigmy Basin). Quaternary Science Reviews, 28 : 3333-3347.

- Montero-Serrano J.C., Martínez-Santana M., Tribovillard N., Riboulleau A., Garbán G. (2009) Comportamiento geoquímico del molibdeno y sus isótopos en el ambiente sedimentario − Un resumen bibliográfico. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 44 : 263-275.

- Schnyder J., Dejax J., Keppens E., Nguyen Tu T.T., Spagna P., Boulila S., Galbrun B., Riboulleau A., Tshibangu J.-P., Yans J. (2009) An Early Cretaceous lacustrine record : Organic matter and organic carbon-isotopes at Bernissart (Mons Basin, Belgium) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 281 : 79-91.

- Armynot du Châtelet E., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Riboulleau A., Trentesaux A. (2009) Sediment (grain size and clay mineralogy) and organic matter quality control on living benthic foramininifera. Revue de micropaléontologie, 52 : 75-84.

- Tribovillard N., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Sionneau T., Montero Serrano J. C., Riboulleau A., Baudin F. (2009) Does a strong pycnocline impact organic-matter preservation and accumulation in an anoxic setting ? The case of the Orca Basin, Gulf of Mexico. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 341 : 1-9.

- Vecoli M., Riboulleau A., Versteegh G. (2009) Palynology, organic geochemistry and carbon isotope analysis of a latest Ordovician through Silurian clastic succession from borehole Tt1, Ghadamis Basin, southern Tunisia, North Africa : palaeoenvironmental interpretation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 273 : 378-394.

- Tribovillard N., Bout-Roumazeilles V., Algeo T., Lyons T.W., Sionneau T., Montero-Serrano J.C., Riboulleau A., Baudin F. (2008) Paleodepositional conditions in the Orca Basin as inferred from organic matter and trace metal contents. Marine Geology, 254, 62-72.

- Tribovillard N., Lyons T.W., Riboulleau A. & Bout-Roumazeilles, V. (2008) A possible capture of molybdenum during early diagenesis of dysoxic sediments. Bulletin de la Société géologique de France, 179 : 3-12.

- Riboulleau A., Schnyder J., Riquier L., Lefebvre L., Baudin F., Deconinck J.-F. (2007) Environmental change during the Early Cretaceous in the Purbeck-type Durlston Bay section (Dorset, Southern England) : A biomarker approach. Organic Geochemistry, 38:1804–1823.

- Riquier L., Tribovillard N., Averbuch O., Devleeschouwer X., Riboulleau A. (2006) The Late Frasnian Kellwasser horizons of the Harz Mountains (Germany) : Two oxygen-deficient periods resulting from different mechanisms. Chemical Geology, 233 : 137-155.

- Tribovillard N., Algeo T.J., Lyons T., Riboulleau A. (2006) Trace metals as paleoredox and paleoproductivity proxies : An update. Chemical Geology, 232:12-32.

- Bednarczyk A., Carrillo Hernandez T., Schaeffer P., Adam P., Talbot H. M., Farrimond P., Riboulleau A., Largeau C., Derenne S., Rohmer M., Albrecht P. (2005) 32,35-Anhydrobacteriohopanetetrol : an unusual bacteriohopanepolyol widespread in recent and past environments. Organic Geochemistry, 36 : 673-677.

- Riquier L., Tribovillard N., Averbuch O., Joachimski M.M., Rački G., Devleeschouwer X., El Albani A., Riboulleau A. (2005) Productivity and bottom water redox conditions at the Frasnian-Famennian boundary on both sides of the Eovariscan Belt : constraints from trace-element geochemistry. In : D.J. Over, J.R. Morrow and P.B. Wignall (Eds) Understanding Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic Biotic and Climatic Events : Towards an Integrated Approach. Elsevier, p199-224.

- Tribovillard N., Riboulleau A., Lyons T., Baudin F. (2004) Enhanced trapping of molybdenum by sulfurized marine organic matter of marine origin in Mesozoic limestones and shales. Chemical Geology, 213:385-401.

- Tribovillard N., Trentesaux A., Ramdani A., Baudin F., Riboulleau A. (2004) Contrôles de l’accumulation de la matière organique dans la Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Jurassique supérieur, Yorkshire, G.B.) et son équivalent latéral du Boulonnais : l’apport des éléments traces métalliques. Bulletin de la Société géologique de France, 175:491-506.

- Tribovillard N., Averbuch O., Devleeschouwer X., Racki G., Riboulleau A. (2004) Deep water anoxia over the Frasnian-Famennian boundary (La Serre, France) : a tectonically induced oceanic anoxic event ? Terra Nova, 16:288-295.

- Riboulleau A., Baudin F., Deconinck J.-F., Derenne S., Largeau C., Tribovillard N. (2003) Depositional conditions and organic matter preservation pathways in an epicontinental environment : the Upper Jurassic Kashpir Oil Shales (Volga basin, Russia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 197:171-197.

- Riboulleau A., Mongenot T., Baudin F., Derenne S., Largeau C. (2002) Factors controlling the survival of proteinaceous material in Late Tithonian kerogens (Kashpir Oil Shales, Russia). Organic Geochemistry, 33:1127-1130.

- Riboulleau A., Derenne S., Largeau C., Baudin F. (2001). Origin of contrasting features and preservation pathways in kerogens from the Kashpir oil shales (Upper Jurassic, Russian Platform). Organic Geochemistry, 32:647-665.

- Mongenot T., Riboulleau A., Garcette-Lepecq A., Baudin F., Derenne S., Pouet Y., Largeau C. (2001) Occurrence of proteinaceous moieties in S- and O-rich Late Tithonian kerogen (Kashpir oil shales, Russia). Organic Geochemistry, 32:199-203.

- Riboulleau A., Derenne S., Sarret G., Largeau C., Baudin F., Connan J. (2000) Pyrolytic and spectroscopic study of sulphur-rich kerogen from the "Kashpir oil shales" (Upper Jurassic, Russian Platform). Organic Geochemistry, 31:1641-1661.

- Riboulleau A., Baudin F., Daux V., Hantzpergue P., Renard M., Zakharov V. (1998) Evolution de la paléotempérature des eaux de la plate-forme russe au cours du Jurassique supérieur. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences, Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes, 326:39-246.