Mission de la MPFT à Toros-Menalla,
Désert du Djurab, Tchad

En méharée à la recherche des plus aciens Anthropoïdes,
dans le Murzuk (Libye)

Michel BRUNET

Professor emeritus

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Moussa A., Novello A., Lebatard A.-E., Decarreau A., Fontaine C., Barboni D., Sylvestre F., Bourlès D., Paillès C., Buchet G., Duringer P., Ghienne J.-F., Maley J., Mazur J.-C., Roquin C., Schuster M., Vignaud P., Brunet M., 2016. Lake Chad sedimentation and environments during the late Miocene and Pliocene: new evidence from mineralogy and chemistry of the Bol core sediments. Journal of African Earth Sciences 118, 192-204.

Julia Lee-Thorp, Andossa Likius, Hassane T. Mackaye, Patrick Vignaud, Matt Sponheimer, and Michel Brunet, 2012. Isotopic evidence for an early shift to C4 resources by Pliocene hominins in Chad. PNAS.

Abouessa A., Pelletier J., Duringer P., Schuster M., Schaeffer P., Métais E., Benammi M., Salem M., Hlal O., Brunet M., Jaeger J.J., Rubino J.L., 2012. New insight into the sedimentology and stratigraphy of the Dur At Talah tidal-fluvial transition sequence (Eocene–Oligocene, Sirt Basin, Libya). Journal of African Earth Sciences 65, 72–90.

Anne-Elisabeth Lebatard, Didier L. Bourle, Philippe Duringer, Marc Jolivet, Regis Braucher, Julien Carcaillet, Mathieu Schuster, Nicolas Arnaud, Patrick Monie´ , Fabrice Lihoreau, Andossa Likius, Hassan Taisso Mackaye, Patrick Vignaud, and Michel Brunet, 2008. Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Sahelanthropus tchadensis and Australopithecus bahrelghazali: Mio-Pliocene hominids from Chad. PNAS vol 105-9, 3226-3231.

Mathieu Schuster, Philippe Duringer, Jean-Francois Ghienne, Patrick Vignaud, Hassan Taisso Mackaye, Andossa Likius, Michel Brunet, 2006. The Age of The the Sahara Desert. Science vol 311, february 2006, 821.

Brunet M., Guy F., Pilbeam D., Lieberman D.E., Likius A., Mackaye H.T., Ponce d.L.M.S., Zollikofer C.P.E., Vignaud P., 2005. New material of the earliest hominid from the upper Miocene of Chad. Nature 434, 752–755.

P. VIGNAUD, Ph. DURINGER, MACKAYE H. TAISSO, LIKIUS ANDOSSA, C. BLONDEL, J.R.BOISSERIE, L. de BONIS, V. EISENMANN, D. GERAADS, F.GUY, T. LEHMANN, F. LIHOREAU, N. LOPEZ-MARTINEZ, C. MOURER-CHAUVIRE, O. OTERO, J.C. RAGE, M. SCHUSTER, L. VIRIOT, A. ZAZZO, M.BRUNET (2002). Geology and Palaeontology of the Upper Miocene Toros Menalla hominid locality, Chad. Nature, 418 : 152-155.

Brunet M., Guy F., Pilbeam D., Mackaye H.T., Likius A., Ahounta D., Beauvilain A., Blondel C., Bocherens H., Boisserie J.-R., Bonis L.d., Coppens Y., Dejax J., Denys C., Duringer P., Eisenmann V., Fanoné G., Fronty P., Geraads D., Lehmann T., Lihoreau F., Louchart A., Mahamat A., Merceron G., Mouchelin G., Otero O., Pelaez Campomanes P., Ponce De León M., Rage J.-C., Sapanet M., Schuster M., Sudre J., Tassy P., Valentin X., Vignaud P., Viriot L., Zazzo A., Zollikofer C., 2002. A new hominid from the upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa – erratum. Nature 418, 801.

Brunet M., Beauvilain A., Coppens Y., Heintz E., Moutaye A.H.E., Pilbeam D. 1996. Australopithecus bahrelghazali, une nouvelle espèce d’hominidé ancien de la Région de Koro Toro (Tchad), 1996. CR. Acad. Sci. Paris t.322, série II, P. 907 à 913.

Brunet M., Beauvilain A., Coppens Y., Heintz E., Moutaye A.H.E., Pilbeam D., 1995. The first Australopithecine 2 500 kilometres west of the Rift Valley (Chad). Nature 378, 273–274.

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Laure PAINAULT
laure.painault@univ-poitiers.fr
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Guylaine REYNAUD
guylaine.reynaud@univ-poitiers.fr

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