OT-Med research results in more and more scientific articles. It must be noted that a paper is considered as an OT-Med paper if and only if OT-Med is acknowledged. The list which is regularly updated may be found here.

At the present moment OT-Med scientific articles are:


- Blanchet C, Contoux C, Leduc G (2015) Runoff and precipitation dynamics in the Blue and White Nile catchments during the mid-Holocene: a data-model comparison Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.07.014, in press

- Gharbi M, Espurt N, Masrouhi A, Bellier O, Amari EA (2015) Style of Atlassic tectonic deformation and geodynamic evolution of the southern Tethyan margin, Tunisia. Marine and Petroleum Geology, DOI:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.07.020

- Djamali M, Jones MD, Migliore J, Balatti S, Fader M, Contreras D, Gondet S, Hosseini Z, Lahijani H, Naderi A, Shumilovskikh LS, Tengberg M, Weeks L (2015) Olive cultivation in the heart of the Persian Achaemenid Empire: new insights into agricultural practices and environmental changes reflected in a late Holocene pollen record from Lake Parishan, SW Iran. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, DOI 10.1007/s00334-015-0545-8

- Guiot J, Kaniewski D (2015) The Mediterranean Basin and Southern Europe in a warmer world: what can we learn from the past? Frontiers in Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.3389/feart.2015.00028

- Gea-Izquierdo G, Guibal F, Joffre R, Ourcival JM, Simioni G, Guiot J (2015) Modelling the climatic drivers determining photosynthesis and carbon allocation in evergreen Mediterranean forests using multiproxy long time series Biogeosciences, 12, 2745-2786

- Morhange C, Marriner N, Baralis A, Blot ML, Bony G, Carayon N, Carmona P, Flaux C, Giaime M, Goiran JP, Kouka M, Lena A, Oueslati A, Pasquinucci M, Porotov A (2015) Dynamiques géomorphologiques et typologie géoarchéologique des ports antiques en contextes lagunaires. Quaternaire, 26, (2), 117-139

- Ostrovsky AN, Lidgard S, Gordon DP, Schwaha T, Genikhovich G, Ereskovsky AV (2015) Matrotrophy and placentation in invertebrates: a new paradigm. Biological Reviews, DOI: 10.1111/brv.12189

- Kaniewski D, Guiot J, Van Campo E (2015) Drought and societal collapse 3200 years ago in the Eastern Mediterranean: a review. WIREs Climate Change, DOI: 10.1002/wcc.345

- Bouchez C, ,Pupier J, Benedetti L, Deschamps P, Guillou V, Keddadouche K, Aumaître G, Arnold M, Bourlès D (2015) Isotope Dilution-AMS technique for 36Cl and Cl determination in low chlorine content waters. Chemical Geology, 404, 62–70

- Sempéré R, Para J, Tedetti M, Charrière B, Mallet M (2015) Variability of Solar Radiation and CDOM in Surface Coastal Waters of the
Northwestern Mediterranean Sea.
Photochemistry and Photobiology. DOI: 10.1111/php.12434

- Net S, Sempéré R, Delmont A, Paluselli A, Ouddane B (2015) Occurrence, Fate, Behavior and Ecotoxicological State of Phthalates in Different Environmental Matrices. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(7), 4019–4035

- Ostrovsky AN , Lidgard S , Gordon, DP , Schwaha T , Ereskovsky AV (2015) Diversity and convergent evolution of matrotrophic nutrition and placentation in invertebrates and lower chordates. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (in press)

- Pratlong M, Haguenauer A, Chabrol O, Klopp C, Pontarotti P, Aurelle D (2015) The red coral (Corallium rubrum) transcriptome: a new resource for population genetics and local adaptation studies. Molecular Ecology Resources. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12383

- Mauz B, Vacchi M, Green A, Hoffmann G, Cooper A (2015) Beachrock: A tool for reconstructing relative sea level in the far-field. Marine Geology, 362, 1-16

- Gea-Izquierdo G, Montes F, Gavilan R G, Canellas I, Rubio A (2015) Is this the end? Dynamics of a relict stand from pervasively deforested ancient Iberian pine forests. European Journal of Forest Research, 134, 3, 525-536

- Galeron M-A, Amiraux R, Charriere B, Radakovitch O, Raimbault P, Garcia N, Lagadec V, Vaultier F, Rontani J-F (2015) Seasonal survey of the composition and degradation state of particulate organic matter in the Rhône River using lipid tracers. Biogeosciences, 12, 1431-1446

- Frank D, Reichstein M, Bahn M, Frank D, Mahecha M, Smith P, Thonicke K, Van der Velde M, Vicca S, Babst F, Beer C, Buchmann N, Canadell J, Ciais P, Cramer W, Ibrom A, Miglietta F, Poulter B, Rammig A, Seneviratne S, Walz A, Wattenbach M, Zavala M, Zscheischler J (2015) Effects of climate extremes on the terrestrial carbon cycle: concepts, processes and potential future impacts. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12916

- Hansen G, Stone D, Auffhammer M, Huggel C, Cramer W (2015) Linking local impacts to changes in climate - a guide to attribution. Regional Environmental Change. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-015-0760-y

- Engelhart SE, Vacchi M, Horton BP, Nelson AR, Kopp RE (2014) A sea-level database for the Pacific coast of central North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 113, 78–92


- Guiot J, Boucher E, Gea-Izquierdo G (2014) Process models and model-data fusion in dendroecology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2, Article 52, 1-12

- Bony G, Morhange C, Kaniewski D, Marriner N (2014) Contraintes et potentialités naturelles des bassins portuaires antiques, proposition de typologie In: Implantations humaines en milieu littoral Méditerranéen: facteurs d'installation et processus d'appropriation de l'espace (Préhistoire, Antiquité, Moyen Age). XXXIVe rencontres internationales d'archéologie et d'histoire d'Antibes. Sous la direction de Mercuri L, Gonzalez Villaescusa R, Bertoncello F. Ediiton APDCA, Antibes, 2014

- Petersen JO, Deschamps P, Gonçalvès J, Hamelin B, Michelot JL, Guendouz A, Zouari K (2014) Quantifying paleorecharge in the Continental Intercalaire (CI) aquifer by a Monte-Carlo inversion approach of 36Cl/Cl data. Applied Geochemistry, 50, 209-221

- Hadj Ammar F, Chkir N, Zouari K, Hamelin B, Deschamps P, Aigoun A (2014) Hydro-geochemical processes in the Complexe Terminal aquifer of southern Tunisia: An integrated investigation based on geochemical and multivariate statistical methods. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 100, 81-95

- Rovere A, Casella E., Vacchi M, Parravicini V, Firpo M, Ferrari M, Morri C, Bianchi CN (2014) Coastal and marine geomorphology between Albenga and Savona(NW Mediterranean Sea, Italy), Journal of Maps, 11, 2, 1-9

- Marriner N, Morhange C, Faivre S, Flaux C, Vacchi M, Miko S, Dumas V, Boetto G, Radic Rossi I (2014) Post-Roman sea-level changes on Pag Island (Adriatic Sea): Dating Croatia's “enigmatic” coastal notch? Geomorphology, 221, 83-94

- Gharbi M, Bellier O, Masrouhi A, Espurt N (2014) Recent spatial and temporal change in the stress regime along the southern Tunisian Atlas front and the Gulf of Gabes: New insights from fault kinematics analysis and seismic profiles. Tectonophysics, 626, 120-136

- Gea-Izquierdo G, Viguera B, Cabrera M, Cañellas I (2014) Drought induced decline could portend widespread pine mortality at the xeric ecotone in managed mediterranean pine-oak woodlands. Forest Ecology and Management 320, 70–82

- Trabucchi M, O' Farrell P, Notivol E, Comin F (2014) Mapping ecological processes and ecosystem services for prioritizing restoration efforts in a semi-arid Mediterranean river basin. Environmental Management, 53, 6, 1132-1145

- Gea-Izquierdo G, Canellas I (2014) Local climate forces instability in long-term productivity of a Mediterranean oak along climatic gradients, Ecosystems, 17, 228-241

- Hoff H, Döll P, Fader M, Gerten D, Hauser S, Siebert S (2014) Water footprints of cities – indicators for sustainable consumption and production,
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 213–226

- Vacchi M, Montefalcone M, Parravicini V, Rovere A, Vassallo P, Ferrari M, Morri C, Bianchi CN (2014) Spatial models to support the management of coastal marine ecosystems: a short review of best practices in Liguria, Italy, Mediterranean Marine Science, 15, 1, 189-197

- Masrouhi A, Bellier O, Koyi H (2014) Geometry and structural evolution of Lorbeus diapir, northwestern Tunisia: polyphase diapirism of the North African inverted passive margin, International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103, 881-990

- Alekseenko E, Raybaud V, Espinasse B, Carlotti F, Queguiner B, Thouvenin B, Garreau P, Baklouti M (2014) Seasonal dynamics and stoichiometry of the planktonic community in the NW Mediterranean Sea: a 3D modeling approach, Ocean Dynamics, 64, 2, 179-207

- Masrouhi A, Bellier O, Ben Youssef M, Koyi H (2014) Submarine allochthonous salt sheets: Gravity-driven deformation of North African Cretaceous passive margin in Tunisia – Bled Dogra case study and nearby salt structures, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 97, 125–142


- Gharbi M (2013) Interactions entre le front sud-atlasique et la marge est-tunisienne (Chott-Golfe de Gabès): analyse tectono-sédimentaire, cinématique de failles et coupe équilibrée, PhD thesis co-supervised by Masrouhi A (invited researcher of OT-Med)

- Kaniewski D, Van Campo E, Morhange C, Guiot J, Zviely D, Shaked I, Otto T, Artzy M (2013) Early urban impact on Mediterranean coastal environments, Scientific Reports 3 : 3540, doi:10.1038/srep03540

On the CNRS website (in French): Comment 4000 ans d'urbanisation à Acre, en Israël, ont impacté l'environnement

- Vacchi M, Montefalcone M, Schiaffino CF, Parravicini V, Bianchi CN, Morri C, Ferrari M (2013) Towards a predictive model to assess the natural position of the Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows upper limit, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 83, 2, 458-466

- Vacchi M, Rovere A, Chatzipetros A, Zouros N, Firpo M (2013) An updated database of Holocene relative sea level changes in NE Aegean Sea. Quaternary International, 328-329, 301-310

- Kaniewski D, Van Campo E, Guiot J, Le Burel S, Otto T, et al. (2013) Environmental Roots of the Late Bronze Age Crisis. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71004. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071004

The article has been largely cited and commented by the international press:
Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Le Monde, Science Daily,
The Conversation, Live Science, Smithsonian
....and many others

- Gonçalvès J, Petersen J, Deschamps P, Hamelin B, Baba-Sy O(2013) Quantifying the modern recharge of the “fossil” Sahara aquifers. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 11, 2673–2678