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Alex Copley, Jean-Philippe Avouac, & Brian P. Wernicke, Evidence for mechanical coupling and strong Indian lower crust beneath southern Tibet, Nature 472, 79–81 (07 April 2011) doi:10.1038/nature09926. [link]


Herman, F., P. Copeland, J.P. Avouac, L. Bollinger, G. Maheo, P. Le Fort, S. Rai, D. Foster, A. Pecher, K. Stuwe, and P. Henry, Exhumation, crustal deformation, and thermal structure of the Nepal Himalaya derived from the inversion of thermochronological and thermobarometric data and modeling of the topography, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B06407, doi:10.1029/2008JB006126, 2010. [PDF]

Copley, A., J.P. Avouac, and J.Y. Royer, India-Asia collision and the Cenozoic slowdown of the Indian plate: Implications for the forces driving plate motions, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B03410, doi:10.1029/2009JB006634, 2010. [PDF]


Charreau, J., Y. Chan, S. Gilder, L. Barrier, S. Dominguez, R. Augier, S. Sen, J.P. Avouac, A. Gallaud, F. Graveleau, and Q. Wang, Neogene uplift of the Tian Shan Mountains observed in the magnetic record of the Jingou River section (Northwest China), Tectonics, 28, TC2008, doi: 10.1029/2007TC002137, 2009. [PDF]

Charreau, J., C. Gumiaux, J.P. Avouac, R. Augier, Y. Chen, L. Barrier, S. Gilder, S. Dominguez, N. Charles, and Q. Wang, The Neogene Xiyu Formation, a diachronous prograding gravel wedge at front of the Tianshan: Climatic and tectonic implications, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 287 (3-4): 298-310, 2009. [PDF]

Flouzat, M., P. Bettinelli, P. Willis, J.P. Avouac, T. Heritier, and U. Gautam, Investigating tropospheric effects and seasonal position variations in GPS and DORIS time-series from the Nepal Himalaya, Geophysical Journal International, 178 (3): 1246-1259, 2009. [PDF]


Charreau, J., J.P. Avouac, Y. Chen, S. Dominguez, and S. Gilder, Miocene to present kinematics of fault-bend folding across the Huerguosi anticline, northern Tainshan (China), derived from structural, seismic, and magnetostratigraphic data, Geology, 36 (11): 871-874, 2008. [PDF] [Supp]

Avouac, J.P., Dynamic Processes in Extensional and Compressional Settings - Mountain Building: From Earthquakes to Geological Deformation, Treatise on Geophysics, 6 , 377 - 439, 2008. [PDF]

Bettinelli, P., J.P. Avouac, M. Flouzat, L. Bolllinger, G. Ramillien, S. Rajaure, and S. Sapkota, Seasonal variations of seismicity and geodetic strain in the Himalaya induced by surface hydrology, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 266, 332-344. 2008. [PDF]


Bollinger, L, F. Perrier, J.P. Avouac, S. Sapkota, U. Gautam, and D.R. Tiwari, Seasonal modulation of seismicity in the Himalaya of Nepal, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L08304, doi: 10.1029/2006GL029192, 2007.  [PDF]

Daeron, M., Avouac, J. P., Charreau, J., and Dominguez, S., Modeling the shortening history of a fault-tip fold using structural and geomorphic records of deformation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B03S13, doi: 10.1029/1006JB004460, 2007.  [PDF]


Avouac, J.P., F. Ayoub, S. Leprince, O. Konca, and D.V. Helmberger, The 2005, Mw 7.6 Kashimir earthquake: Sub-pixel correlation of ASTER images and seismic waveforms analysis, EPSL, 249, 514-528, 2006.  [PDF]

Bollinger, L., P. Henry, and J.P. Avouac, Mountain Building in the Himalaya: Thermal and Kinematic Model from 20 Ma to Present, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2006.   [PDF]

Bettinelli, P., J.P. Avouac, M. Flouzat, F. Jouanne, L. Bollinger, P. Willis, and G.R. Chitraker, Plate motion of India and interseismic strain in the Nepal Himalaya from GPS and DORIS measurements, Journal of Geodesy, doi: 10.1007//s00190-006-0030-3, 2006. [PDF]

Charreau, J., S. Gilder, Y. Chen, S. Dominguez, J.P. Avouac, S. Sen, M. Jolivet, Y. Li, and W. Wang, Magnetostratigraphy of the Yaha section, Tarim Basin (China): 11 Ma acceleration in erosion and uplift of the Tian Shan mountains, Geology, 34, no. 3, 181-184, 2006. [PDF]


Charreau, J., Y.Chen, S. Gilder, S. Dominguez, J.P. Avouac, S. Sen, D. Sun, Y. Li, and W.M. Wang, Magnetostratigraphy and rock magnetism of the Neogene Kuitun He section (northwest China): implications for Late Cenozoic uplift of the Tianshan mountains, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 230, 177-192, 2005. [PDF]


Poisson, B. and J.P. Avouac, Holocene hydrological changes inferred from alluvial stream entrenchment in North Tian Shan (Northwestern China, The Journal of Geology, 112,  231-249, 2004.  [PDF]

Jouanne, F., J.L. Mugnier, J.F. Gamond, P. Le Fort, M.R. Pandey, L. Bollinger, M. Flouzat, and J.P. Avouac, Current Shortening across the Himalayas of Nepal, Geophys. J. Int., 157, 1-14, 10.111/j.1365-246X.2004.02180, 2004.  [PDF]

Perfettini, H. and J.P. Avouac, Stress transfer and strain rate variations during the seismic cycle, J. Geophys. Res. 109, B06402, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002917, 2004. [PDF]

Bollinger, L, J.P. Avouac, R. Cattin, and M.R. Pandey, Stress buildup in the Himalaya, J. Geophys. Res. 109, B11405, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002911, 2004. [PDF]

Bollinger, L., J.P. Avouac, O. Beyssac, E.J. Catlos, T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, B. Goffe, and S. Sapkota, Thermal structure and exhumation history of the Lesser Himalaya in central Nepal, Tectonics, 23, TC5015, doi: 10.1029/2003TC001564, 2004. [PDF]

Beyssac, O., L. Bollinger, J.P. Avouac, and Bruno Goffe, Thermal metamorphism in the lesser Himalaya of Nepal determined from Raman spectroscopy of carbonaceous material, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 225, 233-241, 2004. [PDF]

Toussaint, G., E. Burov, and J.P. Avouac, Tectonic evolution of a continental collision zone: A thermomechanical numerical model, Tectonics, 23, TC6003, doi: 10.1029/2003TC001604, 2004. [PDF]


Avouac, J.P., Mountain Building, Erosion, and the Seismic Cycle in the Nepal Himalaya, Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 46, 10.1016/S0065-2687(03)46001-9, December 2003. [PDF]

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