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Nicolas Tribovillard

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Professeur à l’Université de Lille (Lille 1 - Science et Technologie)
Equipe 5 Messages minéralogiques et géochimiques dans les sédiments

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Lille 1 Sciences et Technologies Tél : 03 20 43 41 00
Bâtiment SN5 Fax : 03 20 43 49 10
59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex France Email :

Thèmes de recherche

Géochimie sédimentaire. Marqueurs élémentaires des conditions environnementales de dépôt : productivité, conditions redox.
Sédimentologie des dépôts riches en matière organique.

Diagenèse & Authigenèse. Sedimentary geochemistry. Trace metals used as proxies for paleoenvironmental reconstructions (productivity, redox conditions). Sedimentology of organic matter-rich deposits. Diagenesis & authigenesis.


Doctorat Université de Lyon en 1988.
HDR Université Paris XI- Orsay en 1992


Membre du Conseil National des Universités (CNU, section 36)
Directeur des Etudes doctorales pour la filière GEPO de l’Ecole Doctorale Sciences de la Matière, du Rayonnement et de l’Environnement
Membre de la Commission Recherche du Conseil Académique de Lille 1
Co-animateur du thème transversal Authigenèse


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.

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 Geoscience, 343 : 351-359.

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, doi:10.1029/2011GL048194.

Delabroye, A., Munnecke, A., Vecoli, M., Copper, P., Tribovillard, N. Joachimski, M.M., Resrochers, A., Servais, T. (2011) Phytoplankton dynamics across the Ordovician/Silurian boundary at low palaeolatitudes : Correlations with carbon isotopic and glacial events. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 312 : 279-97.

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

Tribovillard, N., Sansjofre, P., Ader M., Trentesaux, A., Averbuch, O., Barbecot, F. (2012) Early diagenetic carbonate bed formation at the sediment-water interface triggered by synsedimentary faults. Chemical Geology, 300/301 : 1-13.

Armynot du Châtelet, 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., Armynot du Châtelet, E., Gay, A., Barbecot, F., Sansjofre, P., Potdevin, J.-L. (2013) Geochemistry of cold seepage-impacted sediments : Per-ascensum or per-descensum trace metal enrichment ? Chemical Geology, 340 : 1-12.

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.
Tribovillard, N. (2013) The Ge/Si ratio as a tool to recognize biogenic silica in chert . C.R. Géoscience, 345 : 160-165.

Lei, Y., Servais, T., Shen, J., Tribovillard, N., Danelian, T., Feng, Q. (2013) On the Lower Cambrian biotic and geochemical record of the Hetang Formation (Yangtze Platform, south China) : evidence for biogenic silica and possible presence of Radiolaria. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 32 : 207-217.

Sionneau, T., Bout-Roumazeilles, V., Meunier, G., Kissel, C., Flower, B., Bory, A., Tribovillard, N. (2013) Atmospheric re-organization during Marine Isotope Stage 3 over the North American continent : Sedimentological and mineralogical evidence from the Gulf of Mexico. Quaternary Science Reviews, 81 : 62-73.

Sansjofre, P., Trindade, R.I.F., Ader, M., Soares, J.L., Nogueira, A., Tribovillard, N. (2014) Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Ediacaran Araras platform (Western Brazil) from the sedimentary and trace metals record. Precambrian Research., 241 : 185–202.

Hatem, E., Tribovillard, N., Averbuch, O., Vidier, D., Sansjofre, P., Birgel, D., Guillot, F. (2014) Oyster patch reefs as indicators of fossil hydrocarbon seeps induced by synsedimentary faults. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 55 : 176-185.

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.

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.

Collin, P.-Y., Kershaw, S., Tribovillard, N., Forel, M.B., Crasquin, S. (2015) Geochemistry of post-extinction microbialites as a powerful tool to assess the oxygenation of shallow marine water in the immediate aftermath of the end-Permian mass extinction. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 104, 1025-1037.

Quijada, M., Riboulleau, A., 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, 53-63.

Tribovillard, N., Hatem, E., Averbuch, O., Barbecot, F., Bout-Roumazeilles, V., Trentesaux, A. (2015) Iron availability as a dominant control on the primary composition and diagenetic overprint of organic-matter-rich rocks. Chemical Geology, 401, 67-82.

Montero-Serrano, J.C., Föllmi, K.B., Adatte, T., Spangenberg, J.E., Tribovillard, N., Fantasia, A., Suan, G. (2015) Continental weathering and redox conditions during the early Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event in the northwestern Tethys : insight from the Posidonia Shale section in the Swiss Jura Mountains. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 429, 83–99.

Tribovillard, N., Petit, A., Quijada, M., Riboulleau, A., Sansjofre, P., Thomazo, C., Huguet, A, Birgel, D., Averbuch, O., 2018. A genetic link between synsedimentary tectonics-expelled fluids, microbial sulfate reduction and cone-in-cone structures. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 93, 437-450.

Zhang L., Chang C, Khan M.Z., Feng Q., Danelian T., Clausen S., Tribovillard N., Steiner M., (2018) The link between metazoan diversity and paleo-oxygenation in the early Cambrian : An integrated palaeontological and geochemical record from the eastern Three Gorges Region of South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 495:24-41.

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.