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Dr. Denis-Didier Rousseau

CNRS Senior Research Scientist
Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique
Ecole Normale Supérieure
24 rue Lhomond
75231 Paris cedex 5

  +33 (0)1 14432 2724

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Growth and yield
PAGES interests        Future Earth, World Climate Research Programme, PAGES-endorsed projects
Topics        Chronology, Climate dynamics, Ecosystem processes, Monsoon, Proxy development, Sustainability, Thresholds and abrupt changes
Timescales        Last glacial cycle, Pleistocene
Regions        Antarctic region, Arctic, Asia, Europe, Mid-latitude Northern Hemisphere, North America
Archives        Geomorphology, Ice cores/glaciers, Lake sediments, Loess, Model results, Soil, Speleothems
Sector        Academia / Education, Outreach/Communication, Research, Science management, Science policy
Discipline        (Paleo)climatology



Recent publications

Rousseau DD, Chauvel C, Sima A, Hatté C, Lagroix F, Antoine P, Balkanski Y, Fuchs M, Mellett C, Kageyama M, Ramstein G & Lang A (2014). European glacial dust deposits : Constraints on Atmospheric dust cycle modelling. Geophys. Res. Let. 41, 7666-7674.doi : 10.1002/2014GL061382

Rousseau DD & Sima A (2014). Abrupt climate change recorded in loes sequences. In Merkel U, Rousseau DD, Stuut JB, Winckler G, Van Guten L & Kiefer T. (ed. ) "Mineral Dust" special issue. PAGES Magazine 22, 2, 30-31.
Merkel U, Rousseau DD, Stuut JB & Winckler G (2014). Editorial. "Mineral Dust" special issue. PAGES Magazine 22, 2, 3-4.

Taylor SN, Lagroix F, Rousseau DD, & Antoine P (2014). Mineral magnetic characterization of the Upper Pleniglacial Nussloch loess sequence (Germany) : an insight into local environmental processes. Geophys. J. Int. 199, 1463-1480. doi : 10.1093/gji/ggu331

Li FJ, Wu NQ, Rousseau DD, Dong YJ, Zhang D & Pei YP (2014). Late Miocene-Pliocene evolution of paleoclimate documented by terrestrial mollusk populations in western Chinese Loess Plateau. PLoS ONE 9(4) : e95754. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095754

Rousseau DD, Ghil M, Kukla G, Sima A, Antoine P, Fuchs M, Hatté C, Lagroix F, Debret M, and Moine O (2013). Major dust events in Europe during marine isotope stage 5 (130–74 ka) : a climatic interpretation of the "markers". Clim Past 9, 2213-2230, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2213-2013.

Sima A, Kageyama M, Rousseau DD, Ramstein G, Balkanski Y, Antoine P, & Hatté C (2013). Modeling dust emission response to North Atlantic millenial-scale climate variations from the perspective of East European MIS 3 loess deposits. Clim Past 9, 1385-1402. doi:10.5194/cp-9-1385-2013

Fuchs M, Kreutzer S, Rousseau DD, Antoine P, Hatté C, Lagroix F, Moine O, Gauthier C, Svoboda J & Lisa L (2013). The loess sequence of Dolní Vestonice, Czech Republic : A new OSL based chronology of the Last Climatic Cycle. Boreas 42, 664-677. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2012.00299.x

Hatté C, Gauthier C, Rousseau DD, Antoine P, Fuchs M, Lagroix F, Markovich S, Moine O, Sima A (2013). Excursions to C4 vegetation recorded in the Upper Pleistocene lœss of Surduk (Northern Serbia) : an organic isotope geochemistry study. Clim Past 9, 1001-1014, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1001-2013.

Antoine P, Rousseau DD, Degeai JP, Moine O, Lagroix F, Kreutzer S, Fuchs M, Hatté C, Gauthier C, Svoboda J & Lisa L (2013). High-resolution record of the environmental response to climatic variations during the last interglacial-glacial cycle in Central Europe : the loess-palaeosol sequence of Dolní V?stonice (Czech Republic). Quat. Sci. Rev. 67, 17-38, doi :10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.01.014.

Recent book chapters

Muhs D, Cattle, SR, Crouvi O, Rousseau DD, Sun J & Zarate MA (2014). Loess Records. In P Knippertz & JB Stuut (eds.) « Mineral Dust : A key player in the Earth System » Springer Verlag, 411-441, doi : 10.1007/978-94-017-8978-3_16.

Hatté C & Rousseau DD (2013). Interface air-sol : les séquences loessiques, marqueur de la circulation atmosphérique passée ? In JC Duplessy & G Ramstein (ed.) “Paléoclimatologie, Enquête sur les climats anciens”. Editions EDP Sciences – CNRS, Paris, T1, 263 – 273.

Rousseau DD, Schevin P, Ferrier, J, Ledru MP & Duzer D (2009). Existe-’il un transport pollinique vers Clipperton. « L Charpy (ed.), »Clipperton. Patrimoines Naturels », Publications scientifiques du Muséum, 297-308.