Gilles Ramstein#

List of publications#

1. Ramstein G., Joussaume S. 1995. Sensitivity experiments to sea surface temperature, sea ice extent, and ice sheet reconstruction for the last glacial maximum. Annals of Glaciology, 21, 343-347.


2. Fabre A., Ritz C., Ramstein G. 1997. Modelling of the Last Glacial Maximum Ice Sheets using different accumulation parameterizations, Ann. Glaciol., 24, 23-28, 1997.

3. Ramstein G., Fabre A., Pinot S., Ritz C., Joussaume S. Ice sheet mass balance during the last glacial maximum, Ann. Glaciol., 1997

4. Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Besse J., Joussaume S. Effect of orogeny, plate motion and land-sea distribution on Eurasian climate change over the past 30 million years, Nature, 386, 788-795, 1997.

5. Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Masson V. Existence of ice caps during mid-Cretaceous period (12-90Myr): an AGCM investigation, Ann. Glaciol., 1997.


6. Fabre A., Ramstein G., Ritz C., Fournier N., Pinot S., 1998. Coupling an AGCM with an ISM to investigate the ice sheets mass balance at the Last Glacial Maximum. Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 531-534.

7. Masson V., Joussaume S., Pinot S., Ramstein G., 1998. Impact of parameterizations on simulated winter mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum climatic changes in the northern Hemisphere. J. Geophys. Res. 103, 8935-8946.

8. Ramstein G., Serafini-Le Treut Y., Le Treut H., Forichon M., Joussaume S., 1998. Cloud processes associate with past and future climate changes. Clim. Dyn. 14, 233-247.


9. Farrera I., Harrison S.P., Prentice I.C., Ramstein G., Guiot J., Bartlein P.J., Bonnefille R., Bush M., Cramer W., Von Grafenstein U., Holmgren K., Hooghiemstra H., Hope G., Jolly D., Lauritzen S.E., Ono Y., Pinot S., Stute M., Yu G., 1999. Tropical climates at the Last Glacial Maximum: a new synthesis of terrestrial palaeoclimate data. I. Vegetation, lake-levels and geochemistry. Clim. Dyn. 15, 823-856.

10. Fluteau F., Ramstein G., Besse J., 1999. Simulating the evolution of the Asian and African monsoons during the past 30 Myr using an atmospheric general circulation model. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 11.995-12.018.

11. François L.M., Goddéris Y., Warnant P., Ramstein G., de Noblet N., Lorenz S., 1999. Carbon stocks and isotopic budgets of the terrestrial biosphere at mid-Holocene and last glacial maximum times. Chem. Geol. 159, 163-189.

12. Kageyama M., D'Andrea F., Ramstein G., Valdes P.J., Vautard R., 1999.Weather regimes in past climate atmospheric general circulation model simulations. Clim. Dyn. 15, 773-793.

13. Kageyama M., Valdes P.J., Ramstein G., Hewitt C., Wyputta U., 1999. Northern hemisphere storm tracks in present day and last glacial maximum climate simulations: a comparison of the European PMIP models. J. Climate 12, 742-760.

14. Pinot S., Ramstein G., Harrison S.P., Prentice I.C., Guiot J., Stute M., Joussaume S., 1999. Tropical paleoclimates at the Last Glacial Maximum: comparison of Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP) simulations and paleodata. Clim. Dyn., 15, 857-874.

15. Pinot S., Ramstein G., Marsiat I., De Vernal A., Peyron O., Duplessy J.C., Weinelt M., 1999. Sensitivity of the European LGM climate to North Atlantic sea-surface temperature. Geophys. Res. Lett. 26, 1893-1896.


16. Braconnot P., Joussaume S., De Noblet N., Ramstein G., 2000. Mid-Holocene and last glacial maximum African monsoon changes as simulated within the Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project. Glob. Planet. Change 26, 51-66.


17. Fluteau F., Besse J., Broutin J., Ramstein G., 2001. The Late Permian climate. What can be inferred from climate modelling concerning Pangea scenarios and Hercynian range altitude ? Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol. 167, 39-71.

18. Kageyama M., Peyron O., Pinot S., Tarasov P., Guiot J., Joussaume S., Ramstein G., 2001. The Last Glacial Maximum climate over Europe and Western Siberia: a PMIP comparison between models and data. Clim. Dyn. 17, 23-43.


19. Khodri M., Leclainche Y., Ramstein G., Braconnot P., Marti O., Cortijo E., 2001. Simulating the amplification of orbital forcing by ocean feedbacks in the last glaciation. Nature 410. 570-574.

20. Charbit S., Ritz C., Ramstein G., 2002. Simulations of Northern Hemisphere ice-sheet retreat: sensitivity to physical mechanisms involved during the Last Deglaciation. Quat. Sci. Rev. 21, 243-265.

21. Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Besse J., Meert J., 2002. Is high obliquity a plausible cause for Neoproterozoic glaciations?. Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 23, 2127, 10.1029/2002GL015902.


22. Donnadieu Y., Fluteau F., Ramstein G., Ritz C., Besse J., 2003. Is there a conflict between the Neoproterozoic glacial deposits and the snow ball Earth interpretation: an improved understanding with numerical modeling. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 208, 101-112.

23. Goddéris Y., Donnadieu Y., Nédélec A., Dupré B., Dessert C., Grard A., Ramstein G., Francois L.M., 2003. The Strutian "snowball" glaciation: fire and ice. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 211, 1-12.

24. Khodri M., Ramstein G., de Noblet-Ducoudré N., Kageyama M., 2003. Sensitivity of the northern extratopics hydrological cycle to the changing nsolation forcing at 126 and 115 ky BP. Clim. Dyn. 21, 273-287.

25. Khodri M., Ramstein G., Paillard D., Duplessy J.C., Kageyama M., Ganopolski A., 2003. Modelling the climate evolution from the last interglacial to the start of the last glaciation: the role of Arctic Ocean freshwater budget. Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(12), 1606, 10.1029/2003GL017108.


26. Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., Ramstein G., Nedelec A., Meert J., 2004. A snowball Earth' climate triggered by continental break-up through changes in runoff. Nature 428, 303-306. (IF: 28.751; Times Cited: 53)

27. Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Roche D., Ganopolski A., 2004. The impact of atmospheric and oceanic heat transports on the sea-ice-albedo instability during the Neoproterozoic. Clim. Dyn. 22, 293-306. (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 16)

28. Ramstein G., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y. Proterozoic glaciations. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 336 (7-8): 639-646 Jun 2004 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 4)

29. Rodgers K., Charbit S., Kageyama M., Ramstein G., Ritz, C., Yin J., Lohmann G., Lorenz S., Khodri M., 2004. Sensitivity of northern hemispheric continental ice sheets to tropical SST during deglaciation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 31(2). (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 1)

30. Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., Godderis Y., Fluteau F., 2004. Global tectonic setting and climate of the Late Neoproterozoic: a climate-geochemical coupled study. The extreme Proterozoic: geology, geochemistry, and climate. Jenkins G., McMenamin M., Sohl L., McKay C. (Eds), Geophysical Monograph Series 146, AGU.

31. Donnadieu Y, Godderis Y, Cecca F, Pierrehumbert R, Ramstein G, Dessert C, Dupre B, Modelling long term climatic and geochemical consequences of the Karoo-Ferrar Traps eruption (183 Ma) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68 (11): A575-A575 Suppl. S, Jun 2004 1. (IF: 3.665)

32. Kageyama M., Charbit S., Ritz C., Khodri M., Ramstein G., 2004. Ice-sheet feedbacks during the last glacial inception: a study using the climate-ice-sheet model CLIMBER-GREMLINS, Geophys. Res. Lett 31 (24): Art. No. L24203 Dec 18 2004 1. (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 5)


33. Charbit S, M Kageyama, Ritz C, Roche D and Ramstein G, 2004 Investigating the mechanisms leading to the deglaciation of past continental Northern. Hemisphere ice-sheets with the CLIMBER-GREMLINS model. Global and Planetary Change 48 (4): 253-273 OCT 2005 1. (IF: 2.311; Times Cited: 6)

34. Ramstein G., Khodri M., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., 2004. Impact of the hydrological cycle on past climate changes: three illustrations at different time scales, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 337 (1-2): 125-137 Jan-Feb 2005. 1. (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 1)

35. Jost, A., D. Lunt, M. Kageyama, A. Abe-Ouchi, O. Peyron, C. Beaudoin, P., J. Valdes, G. Ramstein, 2004. The Last Glacial Maximum climate over Europe: high resolution simulations. Climate Dynamics, 24, 577-590. doi 10.1007/s00382-005-0009-4, 2005 (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 17)

36. Kageyama M., Combourieu-Nebout N., Sepulchre P., Peyron O., Krinner G., Ramstein G., Cazet J.P., 2005. The Last Glacial Maximum and Heinrich event 1 in terms of climate and vegetation around the Alboran Sea: a preliminary model-data comparison. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 337 (10-11): 983-992 Aug 20051. (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 3)

37. Puceat E, Donnadieu Y, Ramstein G, Fluteau F, Guillocheau F, Numerical evidence for thermohaline circulation reversals during the Maastrichtian, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 6: Art. No. Q11012 Nov 29 2005 1. (IF: 2.354; Times Cited: 0)


38. Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Schuster M., Tiercelin J.-J., Brunet M.- /Tectonic Uplift and Easernt Africa Aridification./ –Science , (313) pp 1419-1423.2006 (IF: 26.372; Times Cited: 8)

39. Alkama R, Kageyama M, Ramstein G. Freshwater discharges in a simulation of the Last Glacial Maximum climate using improved river routing, Geophys. Res. Lett. 33 (21): Art. No. L21709 Nov 7 2006 (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 0)

40. Philippon G, Ramstein G, Charbit S, Kageyama M, Ritz, Dumas C, Evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet throughout the last deglaciation: A study with a new coupled climate - north and south hemisphere ice sheet model, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 248 (3-4): 750-758 Aug 30 2006 (IF: 3.873; Times Cited: 2)


41. Nedelec A, Ramstein G. ,Laskar J Freezing and unfreezing of the Neoproterozoic snowball Earth: From field evidence to climate models, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 181-185 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 1)

42. Godderis Y, Donnadieu Y, Dessert C , Dupre B, Fluteau F, Francois LM, Meert J, Nedelec A, Ramstein G, Coupled modeling of global carbon cycle and climate in the Neoproterozoic: links between Rodinia breakup and major glaciations, Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 212-222 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 4)

43. Le Hir G, Ramstein G, Donnadieu Y, Pierrehumbert RT Investigating plausible mechanisms to trigger a deglaciation from a hard snowball Earth? Comptes Rendus Geoscience 339 (3-4): 274-287 Mar 2007 (IF: 0.880; Times Cited: 0)

44. Jost A , Violette S, Goncalves J, Ledoux E , Guyomard Y , Guillocheau F , Kageyama, Ramstein G, Suc JP, Long-term hydrodynamic response induced by past climatic and geomorphologic forcing: The case of the Paris basin, France, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 32 (1-7): 368-378 2007(IF: 0.653; Times Cited: 0)

45. Fluteau F, Ramstein G, Besse J, Guiraud R, Masse JP , Impacts of palaeogeography and sea level changes on Mid-Cretaceous climate, Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 247 (3-4): 357-381 APR 30 2007 (IF: 2.162; Times Cited: 1)

46. Puceat E , Lecuyer C , Donnadieu Y , Naveau P, Cappetta H, Ramstein R, Huber BT, Kriwet J, Fish tooth delta 18O revising Late Cretaceous meridional upper ocean water temperature gradients, Geology 35 (2): 107-110 Feb 2007 (IF: 3.754; Times Cited: 2)

47. Ramstein G., Kageyama M., Guiot J., Wu H., Hély C., Krinner G., Brewer S., 2007.How cold was Europe at the Last Glacial Maximum? A synthesis of the progress achieved since the first PMIP model-data comparision. Clim. Past. Discuss. 3, 197-220 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: )

48. Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Kageyama M., Vanhaeren M., Krinner G., 2007. H4 abrupt event and late Neanderthal presence in Iberia. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 258, 283-292 (IF: 3.873; Times Cited: 2)

49. P. Braconnot, B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterchmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, Th. Fichefet, C. D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, A. Laîné, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, S. L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 1: experiments and large-scale features, Clim. Past, 3, 261-277, 2007 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: 16 )

50. P. Braconnot, B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterchmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, Th. Fichefet, C. D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum – Part 2: feedbacks with emphasis on the location of the ITCZ and mid- and high latitudes heat budget Clim. Past, 3, 279-296, 2007 (IF: 1.450; Times Cited: 7)


51. Ramdane Alkama, M. Kageyama , G. Ramstein, O. Marti, P. Ribstein , D Swingedouw, 2008, Impact of a realistic river routing in coupled ocean–atmosphere simulations of the Last Glacial Maximum climate, Climate Dynamics. 30 (7-8): 855-869 DOI 10.1007/s00382-007-0330-1 (IF: 3.961; Times Cited: 0)

52. Guillaume Le Hir , Yves Goddéris, Yannick Donnadieu , Gilles Ramstein, A scenario for the evolution of the atmopsheric pCO2 during a Snowball Earth, Geology, 36 (1): 47-50 (IF: 3.754; Times Cited: 1)

53. P. Sepulchre, M. Schuster, G. Ramstein, G. Krinner, J.-F. Girard, P. Vignaud, M. Brunet.| Evolution of Lake Chad Basin hydrology during the mid-Holocene: A preliminary approach from lake to climate modelling| Global and Planetary Change, Volume 61, Issues 1-2, March 2008, Pages 41-48 (IF: 2.311; Times Cited: 0)

54. Banks W.E., D'Errico F., Peterson A.T., Vanhaeren M., Kageyama M., Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Jost A., Lunt D., 2008. Guman ecological niches and ranges during the LGM in Europe derived from an application of eco-cultural niche modeling. J. Archaeol. Sci.35 (481-491) (IF: 1.439; Times Cited: 0)

55. Charbit S., Paillard D., Ramstein G., 2008. Amount of CO2 emissions irreversibly leading to the total melting of Greenland. Geophys. Res. Lett. 10.1029/2008GL033472, 35 (12) : L12503 Jun 26. (IF: 2.744; Times Cited: 0)

56. Le Hir G., Goddéris Y., Donnadieu Y., Ramstein G., 2008. A geochemical modelling study of the evolution of the chemical composition of seawater linked to a "snowball" glaciation. Biogeosci. 5, 253-267. (IF: 2.813; Times Cited: 0)


57. Bonelli S., Charbit S., Kageyama M., Woillez M.N., Ramstein G., Dumas C., Quiquet A., 2009. Investigating the evolution of major Northern Hemisphere ice sheets during the last glacial-interglacial cycle. Clim. Past 5, 329-345

58. Jost A., Fauquette S., Kageyama M., Krinner G., Ramstein G., Suc J.P., Violette S., 2009. High resolution climate and vegetation simulations of the Mid-Pliocene, a model-data comparison over western Europe and the Mediterranean region. Clim. Past Discuss. 5, 1367-1414

59. Lainé A., Kageyama M., Salas-Mélia D., Ramstein G., Planton S., Denvil S., Tyteca S., 2008. An energetics study of winter-time northern hemisphere storm tracks under 4xCO2 conditions in two ocean-atmosphere coupled models. J. Clim. 22, 819-839.

60. Lainé A., Kageyama M., Salas-Mélia D., Voldoire A., Rivière G., Ramstein G., Planton S., Tyteca S., Peterschmitt J.Y., 2009. Northern hemisphere storm tracks during the last glacial maximum in the PMIP2 ocean-atmosphere coupled models: energetic study, seasonal cycle, precipitation. Clim. Dyn. 32, 593-614.

61. Le Hir G., Donnadieu Y., Goddéris Y., Pierrehumbert R.T., Halverson G.P., Macouin M., Nédélec A., Ramstein G., 2009. The snowball Earth aftermath: Exploring the limits of contiental waethering processes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 277, 453-463

62. Sima A., Rousseau D.D., Kageyama M., Ramstein G., Schulz M., Balkanski Y., Antoine P., Dulac F., Hatté C., 2009. Imprint of North-Atlantic abrupt climate changes on western European loess deposits as viewed in a dust emission model. Quat. Sci. Rev. 28, 2851-2866.

63. Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Schuster M., 2009. Modeling the impact of tectonics, surface conditions and sea surface temperatures on Saharan and sub-Saharan climate evolution. C. R. Geosci. 341, 612-620.


64. Alvarez-Solas J., Charbit S., Ritz C., Paillard D., Ramstein G., Dumas C., 2010. Links between ocean temperature and iceberg discharge during Heinrich events. Nature Geosci., in press.

65. Le Hir G., Donnadieu Y., Krinner G., Ramstein G., 2010. Toward the snowball earth deglaciation... Clim. Dyn., in press.

66. Ramdane Alkama, Masa Kageyama and Gilles Ramstein. 2010. Relative contributions of climate change, stomatal closure and leaf area index changes to 20th and 21st century runoff change: a modelling approach using the ORCHIDEE land surface model. Journal of Geophysical Research, accepted.

67. Jorge Alvarez-Solas; Sylvie Charbit; Gilles Ramstein; Didier Paillard; Christophe Dumas; Catherine Ritz; Didier Roche. Millennial-scale oscillations in the Southern Ocean in response to atmospheric CO2 increase. Submitted GPC.

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