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Professeur de Géochimie, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie

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e-mail Bernard Marty

Recherche / Research Interests

  • Origin of isotopic variations in the Solar System
  • Geochemistry of volatile elements (C, N, water, noble gases)
  • Early Earth geodynamics and environments
  • Mantle geodynamics -ridges, mantle plumes, volcanic provinces
  • Fluid circulations in the crust


  • 1975 - 1979 Master and Ph. D in Physics, Univ. Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  • 1981 - 1984 Post-doctoral work, Noble gas laboratory, Geophysical Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1984 - 1986 Research engineer, French Geological Survey and Air Liquide Co.
  • 1986 First class research assistant, CNRS, Univ. P. and M. Curie, Paris
  • 1988 Thèse de Doctorat d’Etat (State Doctoral Thesis), Univ. P. and M. Curie, Paris
  • 1992 - Professor of Geochemistry, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie, Nancy
  • 2007 - Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • 2008 - Institut Universitaire de France




Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bieler, A., Bochsler, P., et al. (2016). Prebiotic chemicals—amino acid and phosphorus— in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Science Advances, .
Caracausi, A., Avice, G., Burnard, P., Füri, E., & Marty, B. (2016). Chondritic xenon in the Earth’s mantle. Nature, (533), 82–85.
Li, Y., Marty, B., Shcheka, S., Zimmermann, L., & Keppler, H. (2016). ). Nitrogen isotope fractionation during terrestrial core-mantle separation. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 2, 138–147.
Luspay-Kuti, A., Mousis, O., Hässig, M., Fuselier, S. A., Lunine, J. I., Marty, B., et al. (2016). The presence of clathrates in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Science Advances, .
Mall, U., Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bieler, A., et al. (2016). High-time resolution in situ investigation of major cometary volatiles around 67P/C_G at 3.1-2.3 au measured with ROSINA-RTOF. The Astophysical Journal, 819(126).
Marty, B., Avice, G., Sano, Y., Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Hässig, M., et al. (2016). Origins of volatile elements (H, C, N, noble gases) on Earth and Mars in light of recent results from the ROSETTA cometary mission. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 91–102.
Meier, M., Cloquet, C., & Marty, B. (2016). Mercury (Hg) in meteorites: Variations in abundance, thermal release profile, mass-dependent and mass-independent isotopic fractionation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 182, 55–72.
Mousis, O., Lunine, J. I., Luspay-Kuti, A., Guillot, T., Marty, B., Ali-Dib, M., et al. (2016). A protosolar nebula origin for the ices agglomerated by comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 819(L33).


Avice, G., Meir, M., Marty, B., Wieler, R., Kramers, J. D., Langenhorst, F., et al. (2015). A comprehensive study of noble gases and nitrogen in “Hypatia”, a diamond-rich pebble from SW Egypt. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 432, 243–253.
Balsiger, H., Altwegg, K., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bieler, A., Bochsler, P., et al. (2015). Detection of argon in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Science Advances, 1(8).
Bieler, A., Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bochsler, P., et al. (2015). Abundant molecular oxygen in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Nature, 526.
Füri, E., & Marty, B. (2015). Nitrogen isotope variations in the solar system. Nature Geoscience, 8, 515–522.
Füri, E., Barry, P. H., Taylor, L., & Marty, B. (2015). Constraints on the origin of nitrogen in lunar basalts: Coupled nitrogen noble gas analyses. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 431, 195–205.
Füri, E., Chaussidon, M., & Marty, B. (2015). Evidence for an early nitrogen isotopic evolution in the solar nebula from volatile analyses of a CAI from the CV3 chondrite NWA 8616. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 153, 183–201.


Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bieler, A., Bochsler, P., et al. (2014). 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a Jupiter family comet with a high D/H ratio. SciencExpress, .
Avice, G., & Marty, B. (2014). The iodine–plutonium–xenon age of the Moon–Earth system revisited. Philiosphical Transactions of the Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 372(2024).
Füri, E., Deloule, E., Gurenko, A., & Marty, B. (2014). New evidence for chondritic lunar water from combined D/H and noble gas analyses of single Apollo 17 volcanic glasses. Icarus, 229, 109–120.
Hébrard, E., & Marty, B. (2014). Coupled noble gas–hydrocarbon evolution of the early Earth atmosphere upon solar UV irradiation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 385, 40–48.
Hewins, R. H., Bourot-Denise, M., Zanda, B., Leroux, H., Barrat, J. A., Humayun, M., et al. (2014). The Paris meteorite, the least altered CM chondrite so far. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 124, 190–222.
Kuga, M., Carrasco, N., Marty, B., Marrocchi, Y., Bernard, S., Rigaudier, T., et al. (2014). Nitrogen isotopic fractionation during abiotic synthesis of organic solid particles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 393, 2–13.
Michel, P., Barucci, M. A., Cheng, A. F., Böhnhardt, H., Brucato, J. R., Dotto, E., et al. (2014). MarcoPolo-R: Near-Earth Asteroid sample return mission selected for the assessment study phase of the ESA program cosmic vision. 530-538, 93.
Zimmermann, L., & Marty, B. (2014). Méthodes d'extraction des gaz rares sous ultravide. Techniques de l'ingénieur, j6632.


Albarède, F., Ballhaus, C., Blichert-Toft, J., Lee, C. T., Marty, B., Moynier, F., et al. (2013). Asteroidal impacts and the origin of terrestrial and lunar volatiles. Icarus, 222, 44–52.
Cartigny, P., & Marty, B. (2013). Nitrogen isotopes and mantle geodynamics: The emergence of life and the atmosphere– crust–mantle connection. Elements, 9, 359–366.
Colin, A., Burnard, P., & Marty, B. (2013). Mechanisms of magma degassing at mid-oceanic ridges and the local volatile composition (4He–40Ar n–CO2) of the mantle by laser ablation analysis of individual MORB vesicles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361, 183–194.
de Moor, J. M., Fischer, T. P., Sharp, Z. D., King, P. L., Wilke, M., Botcharnikov, R. E., et al. (2013). Sulfur degassing at Erta Ale (Ethiopia) and Masaya (Nicaragua) volcanoes: Implications for degassing processes and oxygen fugacities of basaltic systems. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems G3, .
Füri, E., Aléon, J., Toppani, A., Marty, B., Libourel, G., & Zimmermann, L. (2013). Effects of atmospheric entry heating on the noble gas and nitrogen content of micrometeorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 377-378, 1–12.
Mabry, J., Lan, T., Burnard, P., & Marty, B. (2013). High-precision helium isotope measurements in air. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 28, 1903.
Marrocchi, Y., & Marty, B. (2013). Experimental determination of the xenon isotopic fractionation during adsorption. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 4165–4170.
Marty, B., Alexander, C. M. O. 'D., & Raymond, S. N. (2013). Primordial Origins of Earth’s Carbon. In Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry (Vol. 75, pp. 149–181).
Marty, B., Zimmermann, L., Pujol, M., Burgess, R., & Philippot, P. (2013). Nitrogen isotopic composition and density of the Archean atmosphere. Sciencexpress, (9).
Pujol, M., Marty, B., Burgess, R., Turner, G., & Philippot, P. (2013). Argon isotopic composition of Archaean atmosphere probes early Earth geodynamics. Nature, 498(6), 87.
Roskosz, M., Bouhifd, M. A., Jephcoat, A. P., Marty, B., & Mysen, B. O. (2013). Nitrogen solubility in molten metal and silicate at high pressure and temperature. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121, 15–28.
Sano, Y., Marty, B., & Burnard, P. (2013). Noble gases in the atmosphere. In The noble gases as geochemical tracers (pp. 17–31).
Teng, F. Z., Dauphas, N., Huang, S., & Marty, B. (2013). Iron isotopic systematics of oceanic basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 107, 12–26.
Zelenski, M. E., Fischer, T. P., Maarten de Moor, Marty, B., Zimmermann, L., Ayalew, D., et al. (2013). Trace elements in the gas emissions from the Erta Ale volcano, Afar, Ethiopia. Chemical Geology, 357, 95–116.


Barucci, M. A., Cheng, A. F., Michel, P., Benner, L. A. M., Binzel, R. P., Bland, P. A., et al. (2012). MarcoPolo-R near earth asteroid sample return mission. Experimental Astronomy, 33(2-3), 645–684.
Chassefière, E., Wieler, R., Marty, B., & Leblanc, F. (2012). The evolution of Venus: Present state of knowledge and future exploration. Planetary and Space Science, 63-64, 15–23.
Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Avice, G., Barrat, J. A., Boudouma, O., Chen, G., Duke, M. J. M., et al. (2012). Tissint Martian Meteorite. SciencExpress, (octobre).
Füri, E., Marty, B., & Assonov, S. S. (2012). Constraints on the flux of meteoritic and cometary water on the Moon from volatile element (N–Ar) analyses of single lunar soil grains, Luna 24 core. Icarus, 218(1), 220–229.
Marty, B. (2012). The origins and concentrations of water, carbon, nitrogen and noble gas on Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 313-314, 56–66.
Srama, R., Kruger, H., Yamaguchi, T., Stephan, T., Burchell, M., Kearsley, A. T., et al. (2012). SARIM PLUS-sample return of comet 67P/CG and of interstellar matter. Experimental Astronomy, 33(2-3), 723–751.
Wilson, C. F., Chassagne, A., Hinglais, E., Baines, K. H., Ballint, T. S., Berthelier, J. J., et al. (2012). The 2010 European Venus Explorer (EVE) mission proposal. Experimental Astronomy, 33, 305–335.


Marrocchi, Y., Marty, B., Reinhardt, P., & Robert, F. (2011). Adsorption of xenon ions onto defects in organic surfaces: Implications for the origin and the nature of organics in primitive meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 6255–6266.
Marty, B., Chaussidon, M., Wiens, R. G., Jurewicz, A., & Burnett, D. L. (2011). A 15N-Poor Isotopic Composition for the Solar System As Shown by Genesis Solar Wind Samples. Science, 332(6037), 1533–1536.
Pujol, M., Marty, B., & Burgess, R. (2011). Chondritic-like xenon trapped in Archean rocks: A possible signature of the ancient atmosphere. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 308(3-4), 298–306.


Marty, B., Kelley, S., & Turner, G. (2010). Chronology and shock history of the Bencubbin meteorite: A nitrogen, noble gas, and Ar-Ar investigation of silicates, metal and fluid inclusions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 6636–6653.
Marty, B., Zimmermann, L., Burnard, P., Wieler, R., Heber, V. S., Burnett, D. L., et al. (2010). Nitrogen isotopes in the recent solar wind from the analysis of Genesis targets: Evidence for large scale isotope heterogeneity in the early solar system. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 340–355.
Teng, F. Z., Li, W. Y., Ke, S., Marty, B., Dauphas, N., Huang, S. C., et al. (2010). Magnesium isotopic composition of the Earth and chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(14), 4150–4166.


Chassefière, E., Korablev, O., Imamura, T., Baines, K. H., Wilson, C. F., Titov, D. V., et al. (2009). European Venus Explorer (EVE): an in-situ mission to Venus. Experimental Astronomy, 23(3), 741–760.
Coltice, N., Marty, B., & Yokochi, R. (2009). Xenon isotope constraints on the thermal evolution of the early Earth. Chemical Geology, 266(1-2), 4–9.
Coustenis, A., Atreya, S. K., Balint, T., Brown, R. H., Dougherty, M. K., Ferri, F., et al. (2009). TandEM: Titan and Enceladus mission. Experimental Astronomy, 23(3), 893–946.
Fischer, T. P., Burnard, P., Marty, B., Hilton, D. R., Füri, E., Palhol, F., et al. (2009). Upper-mantle volatile chemistry at Oldoinyo Lengai volcano and the origin of carbonatites. Nature, 459(7243), 77–80.
Marrocchi, Y., Burnard, P., Hamilton, D., Colin, A., Pujol, M., Zimmermann, L., et al. (2009). Neon isotopic measurements using high-resolution, multicollector noble gas mass spectrometer: HELIX-MC. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems G3, 10(4), 1–8.
Marty, B., Guillot, T., Coustenis, A., & al, et. (2009). Kronos: exploring the depths of Saturn with probes and remote sensing through an international mission. Experimental Astronomy, 23(3), 947–976.
Pik, R., & Marty, B. (2009). Helium isotopic signature of modern and fossil fluids associated with the Corinth rift fault zone (Greece): Implication for fault connectivity in the lower crust. Chemical Geology, 266(1-2), 67–75.
Pujol, M., Marty, B., Burnard, P., & Philippot, P. (2009). Xenon in Archean barite: Weak decay of 130Ba, mass-dependent isotopic fractionation and implication for barite formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(22), 6834–6846.
Yang, T. F., Marty, B., Hilton, D. R., & Kurz, M. D. (2009). Geochemical applications of noble gases. Chemical Geology, 266(1-2), 1–3.
Yokochi, R., Marty, B., Chazot, G., & Burnard, P. (2009). Nitrogen in peridotite xenoliths: Lithophile behavior and magmatic isotope fractionation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73, 4843–4861.
Zimmermann, L., Burnard, P., Marty, B., & Gaboriaud, F. (2009). Laser Ablation (193 nm), Purification and Determination of Very Low Concentrations of Solar Wind Nitrogen Implanted in Targets from the GENESIS Spacecraft. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 33(2), 183–194.


Baruch, J. O., Planton, S., & Marty, B. (2008). L'atmosphère en 8 questions. Les dossiers de la recherche. Le défi climatique. Bac to Basics, (31), 11–14.
Marty, B. (2008). Leftovers from core formation. Nature Geoscience, 1(5), 290–291.
Marty, B., Palma, R., Pepin, R. O., Zimmermann, L., Schlutter, D., Burnard, P., et al. (2008). Helium and neon abundances and compositions in cometary matter. Science, 319(5859), 75–78.
Pik, R., Marty, B., Carignan, J., Yirgu, G., & Ayalew, T. (2008). Timing of East African Rift development in southern Ethiopia: Implication for mantle plume activity and evolution of topography. Geology, 36(2), 167–170.


Marty, B., & Meibom, A. (2007). Noble gas signature of the Late heavy Bombardment in the Earth's atmosphere. eEarth, 2, 43–49.
Montagner, J. P., Marty, B., Stutzmann, E., Sicilia, D., Cara, M., Pik, R., et al. (2007). Mantle upwellings and convective instabilities revealed by seismic tomography and helium isotope geochemistry beneath eastern Africa. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L21303.
Van Zuilen, M., Chaussidon, M., Rollion-Bard, C., & Marty, B. (2007). Carbonaceous cherts of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa: Isotopic, chemical and structural characteristics of individual microstructures. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71(3), 655–669.


Chaussidon, M., & Marty, B. (2006). Le Soleil à fleur de Lune. La Recherche, 396, 58–61.
Marty, B. (2006). The primordial Porridge. Science, 312, 706–707.
Marty, B., Heber, V. S., Grimberg, A., Wieler, R., & Barrat, J. A. (2006). Noble gases in the Martian meteorite Northwest Africa 2737: a new chassignite signature. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 41(5), 739–748.
McKeegan, K. D., Aleon, J., Bradley, J., Brownlee, D., Busemann, H., Butterworth, A., et al. (2006). Isotopic compositions of cometary matter returned by Stardust. Science, 314(5806), 1724–1728.
Montmerle, T., Augereau, J. C., Chaussidon, M., Gounelle, M., Marty, B., & Morbidelli, A. (2006). Solar System formation and early evolution: the first 100 million years. Earth, Moon, and Planets, 98(1-4), 39–95.
Pik, R., Marty, B., & Hilton, D. R. (2006). How many mantle plumes in Africa?: The geochemical point of view. Chemical Geology, 226, 100–114.
Yokochi, R., & Marty, B. (2006). Fast chemical and isotopic exchange of nitrogen during reaction with hot molybdenum. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems G3, 7, Q07004.


Ayalew, D., Marty, B., Barbey, P., Yirgu, G., & Ketefo, E. (2005). Sub-lithospheric source for Quaternary alkaline Tepi shield, southwest Ethiopia. Geochemical Journal, 39, 1–10.
Ballentine, C. J., Marty, B., Sherwood Lollar, B., & Cassidy, M. (2005). Neon isotopes constrain convection and volatile origin in the Earth's mantle. Nature, 433(7021), 33–38.
Fischer, T. P., & Marty, B. (2005). Volatile abundances in the sub-arc mantle: insights from volcanic and hydrothermal gas discharges. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 104, 205–216.
Gillet, P., Barrat, J. A., Beck, P., Marty, B., Greenwood, R. C., Franchi, I. A., et al. (2005). Petrology, geochemistry and cosmic-ray exposure age of lherzolitic shergottite Northwest Africa 1950. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 40(8), 1175–1184.
Marrocchi, Y., Derenne, S., Marty, B., & Robert, F. (2005). Interlayer trapping of noble gases in insoluble organic matter of primitive meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 236(3-4), 569–578.
Marrocchi, Y., Razafitianmaharavo, A., Michot, L. J., & Marty, B. (2005). Low-pressure adsorption of Ar, Kr, and Xe on carbonaceous materials (kerogen and carbon blacks), ferrihydrite, and montmorillonite: Implications for the trapping of noble gases onto meteoritic matter. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69(9), 2419–2430.
Marty, B. (2005). On the Moon as it was on Earth. Nature, 436(7051), 631–632.
Marty, B., Robert, P., & Zimmermann, L. (2005). Nitrogen and noble gases in micrometeorites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 40(6), 881–894.
Papineau, D., Mojzsis, S. J., Karhu, J. A., & Marty, B. (2005). Nitrogen isotopic composition of ammoniated phyllosilicates: case studies from Precambrian metamorphosed sedimentary rocks. Chemical Geology, 216(1-2), 37–58.
Yokochi, R., & Marty, B. (2005). Geochemical constraints on mantle dynamics in the Hadean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 238(1-2), 17–30.
Yokochi, R., Marty, B., Pik, R., & Burnard, P. (2005). High 3He/4He ratios in peridotite xenoliths from SW Japan revisited: evidence for cosmogenic 3He released by vacuum crushing. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems G3, 6(1), 1–12.


Dauphas, N., & Marty, B. (2004). “A large secular variation in the nitrogen isotopic composition of the atmosphere since the Archaean?”: response to a comment on “The nitrogen record of crust-mantle interaction and mantle convection from Archaean to present” by R. Kerrrich and Y. Jia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 225(3-4), 441–450.
Dauphas, N., Davis, A. M., Marty, B., & Reisberg, L. (2004). The cosmic Molybdenum-Ruthenium isotope correlation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 226(3-4), 465–475.
Dauphas, N., Van Zuilen, M., Wadhwa, M., Davis, A. M., Marty, B., & Janney, P. E. (2004). Clues from Fe isotope variations on the origin of early Archean BIFs from Greenland. Science, 306(5704), 2077–2080.
Hashizume, K., & Marty, B. (2004). Nitrogen isotopic analyses at the sub-picomole level using an ultra-low blank laser extraction technique. In P. A. De Groot (Ed.), Handbook of stable isotope analytical techniques (Vol. 1, pp. 361–374). Elsevier, Amsterdam.
Hashizume, K., Chaussidon, M., & Marty, B. (2004). Protosolar carbon isotopic composition: implications for the origin of meteoritic organics. The Astrophysical Journal, 600(1), 480–484.
Levresse, G., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Reisberg, L., Deloule, E., Marty, B., et al. (2004). Osmium, sulphur, and helium isotopic results from the giant Neoproterozoic epithermal Imiter silver deposit, Morocco: evidence for a mantle source. Chemical Geology, 207(1-2), 59–79.
Yokochi, R., & Marty, B. (2004). A determination of the neon isotopic composition of deep mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 225(1-2), 77–88.


Aléon, J., Robert, F., Chaussidon, M., & Marty, B. (2003). Nitrogen isotopic composition of macromolecular organic matter in interplanetary dust particles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(19), 3773–3783.
Becker, R. H., Clayton, R. N., Galimov, E. M., Lammer, H., Marty, B., Pepin, R. O., et al. (2003). Isotopic signatures of volatiles in terrestrial planets. Space Sciences Review, 106(3-4), 377–410.
Dauphas, N., Rauscher, T., Marty, B., & Reisberg, L. (2003). Short-lived p-nuclides in the early solar system and implications on the nucleosynthetic role of X-ray binaries. Nuclear Physics. A, 719, 287c–295c.
Kallenbach, R., Robert, F., Geiss, J., Herbst, E., Lammer, H., Marty, B., et al. (2003). Sun and Protosolar Nebula. Space Sciences Review, 106(3-4), 319–376.
Libourel, G., Marty, B., & Humbert, F. (2003). Nitrogen solubility in basaltic melt. Part I. Effect of oxygen fugacity. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(21), 4123–4135.
Marty, B., & Dauphas, N. (2003). “Nitrogen isotopic compositions of the present mantle and the Archean biosphere”: Reply to comment by Pierre Cartigny and Magali Ader. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 216, 433–439.
Marty, B., & Dauphas, N. (2003). The nitrogen record of crust-mantle interaction and mantle convection from Archean to Present. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 206, 397–410.
Marty, B., Dewonck, S., & France-Lanord, C. (2003). Geochemical evidence for efficient aquifer isolation over geological timeframes. Nature, 425(6953), 55–58.
Marty, B., Hashizume, K., Chaussidon, M., & Wieler, R. (2003). Nitrogen isotopes on the Moon: Archives of the solar and planetary contributions to the inner Solar System through time. Space Science Reviews, 106(1-4), 175–196.
Mathew, K. J., Marty, B., Marti, K., & Zimmermann, L. (2003). Volatiles (nitrogen, noble gases) in recently discovered SNC meteorites, extinct radioactivities and evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 214(1-2), 27–42.


Aléon, J., Chaussidon, M., Marty, B., Lothar-Schutz, L., & Jaenicke, R. (2002). Oxygen isotopes in single micrometer-sized quartz grains: tracing the source of Saharan dust over long distance atmospheric transport. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66(19), 3351–3365.
Ayalew, D., Barbey, P., Marty, B., Reisberg, L., Yirgu, G., & Pik, R. (2002). Origin and timing of Ethiopian Ignimbrites. Geological Journal, 36, 409–419.
Ayalew, D., Barbey, P., Marty, B., Reisberg, L., Yirgu, G., & Pik, R. (2002). Source, genesis and timing of giant ignimbrite deposits associated with Ethiopian continental flood basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66(8), 1429–1448.
Ballentine, C. J., Burgess, R., & Marty, B. (2002). Tracing fluid origin, transport and interaction in the crust. In Noble gases in geochemistry and cosmochemistry (Vol. 47, pp. 539–614). Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington: Mineralogical Society of America.
Dauphas, N., & Marty, B. (2002). The late bombardment of Earth and Solar System dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 107, E12–11E12.
Dauphas, N., Marty, B., & Reisberg, L. (2002). Inference on terrestrial genesis from molybdenum isotope systematics. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(6), 8–1.
Dauphas, N., Marty, B., & Reisberg, L. (2002). Molybdenum evidence for inherited large scale isotope heterogeneity of the Protosolar Nebula. The Astrophysical Journal, 565, 640–644.
Dauphas, N., Marty, B., & Reisberg, L. (2002). Molybdenum nucleosynthetic dichotomy revealed in primitive meteorites. Astrophysical Journal, 569, L139–L142.
Dauphas, N., Reisberg, L., & Marty, B. (2002). An alternative explanation for the distribution of highly siderophile elements in Earth. Geochemical Journal, 36(4-5), 409–419.
Hashizume, K., Marty, B., & Wieler, R. (2002). Analyses of nitrogen and argon in single lunar grains: towards a quantification of the asteroidal contribution to planetary surfaces. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 202(2), 201–216.
Hilton, D. R., Fischer, T. P., & Marty, B. (2002). Noble gases and volatile recycling at subduction zones. In D. Porcelli, C. J. Ballentine, & R. Wieler (Eds.), Noble gases in geochemistry and cosmochemistry (Vol. 47, pp. 319–370). Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington: Mineralogical Society of America.
Marty, B., & Dauphas, N. (2002). Formation and early evolution of the atmosphere. In Geological Society, London, Special Publications (Vol. 199, pp. 213–229). Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 199.
Marty, B., & Marti, K. (2002). Signatures of early differentiation of Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 196(3-4), 251–264.
Pinti, D. L., & Marty, B. (2002). La mer est tombée du ciel. La Recherche, 355(Special), 14–17.
Révillon, S., Chauvel, C., Arndt, N. T., Pik, R., Martineau, F., Fourcade, S., et al. (2002). Heterogeneity of the Caribbean plateau mantle source: Sr, O and He isotopic compositions of olivine and clinopyroxene from Gorgona Island. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 205(1-2), 91–106.
Tolstikhin, I. N., Kamensky, I. L., Marty, B., Nivin, V. A., & et al. (2002). Rare gas isotopes and parent trace elements in ultrabasic-alkaline-carbonatite complexes, Kola Peninsula : identification of lower mantle plume component. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66(5), 881–901.


Dauphas, N., Reisberg, L., & Marty, B. (2001). Solvent extraction, ion chromatography, and mass spectrometry of Molybdenum isotopes. Analytical Chemistry, 73, 2613–2616.
Hashizume, K., Chaussidon, M., Marty, B., & Robert, F. (2001). Isotopic variability of nitrogen in lunar regolith (comment-reply). Science, 293, 1947.
Marty, B. (2001). Geochemistry – New prospects for old gas. Nature, 409(6818), 293–295.
Marty, B. (2001). Origine et évolution précoce de l'atmosphère terrestre. In M. Gargaud, D. Despois, & J. C. Parisot (Eds.), L'environnement de la terre primitive (pp. 197–216). Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux.
Marty, B., & Chaussidon, M. (2001). L'Azote lunaire. Pour la Science, (Juin), 21.
Marty, B., Sano, Y., & France-Lanord, C. (2001). Water-saturated oceanic lavas from the Manus Basin : volatile behaviour during assimilation-fracional crystallisation-degassing (AFCD). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 108, 1–10.
Pierson-Wickmann, A. - C., Marty, B., & Ploquin, A. (2001). Helium trapped in historical slags : a search for temporal variation of the He isotopic composition of air. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 194(1-2), 165–175.


Brown, E. T., Trull, T. W., Jean-Baptiste, G., Raisbek, G., Bourlès, D., You, F., et al. (2000). Determination of cosmogenic production rates of 10Be, 3He and 3H in water. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Physics Research B, 172, 873–883.
Dauphas, N., Robert, F., & Marty, B. (2000). The late asteroidal and cometary bombardment of Earth as recorded in water Deuterium to Protium ratio. Icarus, 148, 508–512.
Hashizume, K., Chaussidon, M., Marty, B., & Robert, F. (2000). Solar wind record on the Moon: deciphering presolar from planetary Nitrogen. Science, 290, 1142–1145.
Humbert, F., Libourel, G., France-Lanord, C., Zimmermann, L., & Marty, B. (2000). CO2-laser extraction-static mass spectrometry analysis of ultra-low concentrations of nitrogen in silicates. Geostandards Newsletter, 24(2), 255–260.
Pinti, D. L., & Marty, B. (2000). Noble gases in oil and gas fields : origins and processes. In K. Kyser (Ed.), Fluids and basin evolution (pp. 163–192). Short Course series of the Mineralogical Association of Canada, 28. Calgary: Mineralogical Association of Canada.
Polyak, B. G., Tolstikhin, I. N., Kamensky, I. L., Yarovlev, L. E., Marty, B., & Cheshko, A. L. (2000). Helium isotopes, tectonics and heat flow in the Northern Caucasus. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64(11), 1925–1944.
Quattrocchi, F., Pik, R., Angelone, M., Barbieri, M., Conti, A., Guerra, S., et al. (2000). Geochemical changes at the Bagni di Triponzo thermal spring during the Umbria Marche 1997-1998 seismic sequence. Journal of Seismology, 4(4), 567–587.


Dauphas, N., & Marty, B. (1999). Heavy nitrogen in carbonatites of the Kola Peninsula : a possible signature of the deep mantle. Science, 286, 2488–2490.
Marty, B., & Zimmermann, L. (1999). Volatiles (He, C, N, Ar) in mid-ocean ridge basalts : assessment of shallow-level fractionation and characterization of source composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 63(21), 3619–3633.
Pik, R., Deniel, C., Coulon, C., Yirgu, G., & Marty, B. (1999). Isotopic and trace element signatures of Ethiopian flood basalts : evidence for plume-lithosphère interactions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 63(15), 2263–2279.
Wieler, R., Humbert, F., & Marty, B. (1999). Evidence for a non-solar origin of nitrogen in the lunar regolith revealed by single grain analyses. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 167, 47–60.


Aquilina, L., Baubron, J. - C., Defoix, D., Dégranges, P., Disnar, J. - R., Marty, B., et al. (1998). Characterization of gases in sedimentary formations through monitoring during drilling and core leaching (Balazuc borehole, deep Geology of France Programme). Applied Geochemistry, 13(6), 673–686.
Marty, B., & Tolstikhin, I. N. (1998). CO2 fluxes from mid-ocean ridges, arcs and plumes. Chemical Geology, 145, 233–248.
Marty, B., Tolstikhin, I. N., Kamensky, I. L., Nivin, V., Balaganskaya, L., & Zimmermann, J. L. (1998). Plume-derived rare gases in 380Ma carbonatites from the Kola region (Russia) and the isotopic composition in the deep mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 164, 179–192.
Marty, B., Upton, B. G. J., & Ellam, R. (1998). Helium isotopes in Early Tertiary basalts, northeast Greenland : evidence for a 58 Ma plume activity in the North-Atlantic volcanic province. Geology, 26, 407–410.
Ozima, M., Wieler, R., Marty, B., & Podosek, F. (1998). Comparative studies of solar, Q-gases, and terrestrial noble gases, and implications on the evolution of the Solar Nebula. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 62, 301–314.
Pinti, D. L., & Marty, B. (1998). Separation of noble gas mixtures from petroleum and their isotopic analysis by mass spectrometry. Journal of chromatography A, 824, 109–117.
Pinti, D. L., & Marty, B. (1998). The origin of helium in deep sedimentary aquifers and the problem of dating very old groundwaters. In J. Parnell (Ed.), Dating and duration of fluid flow and fluid-rock interaction (pp. 53–68). Special Publication of the Geological Society, 144. London: Geological Society.
Sano, Y., Nishio, Y., Gamo, T., Jambon, A., & Marty, B. (1998). Noble gas and carbon isotopes in Mariana through basalt glasses. Applied Geochemistry, 13, 441–449.
Sano, Y., Takahata, N., Nishio, Y., & Marty, B. (1998). Nitrogen recycling in subduction zones. Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 2289–2292.
Tolstikhin, I. N., & Marty, B. (1998). The evolution of terrestrial volatiles : a view from helium, neon, argon, and nitrogen isotope modelling. Chemical Geology, 147, 27–52.


Marty, B. (1997). Neon signs mark Australian plume. News and Views. Nature, 388, 127–129.
Marty, B., & Humbert, F. (1997). Nitrogen and argon isotopes in oceanic basalts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 152, 101–112.
Pinti, D. L., Marty, B., & Andrews, J. N. (1997). Atmosphere-derived noble gas evidence for the preservation of ancient waters in sedimentary basins. Geology, 25, 111–114.


Marty, B., Pik, R., & Yirgu, G. (1996). Helium isotopic variations in Ethiopian Plume Lavas: nature of magmatic sources and limit on lower mantle contribution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 144, 223–237.
Richard, D., Marty, B., Chaussidon, M., & Arndt, N. (1996). Helium isotopic evidence for a lower mantle component in depleted Archean komatiite. Science, 273, 93–95.


Chaussidon, M., & Marty, B. (1995). Primitive boron isotope composition of the mantle. Science, 269, 383–386.
Marty, B. (1995). Nitrogen content of the mantle inferred from N2-Ar correlation in oceanic basalts. Nature, 377, 326–329.
Marty, B., & Torgersen T. (1995). Reply to “Comment on Helium Isotope Fluxes and Groundwater”. Water Resources Research, 51(8), 2119–2121.
Matsuda, J. I., & Marty, B. (1995). The 40Ar/36Ar ratio of the undepleted mantle; a re-evaluation. Geophysical Research Letters, 22, 1937–1940.


Marty, B., & Allé, P. (1994). Neon and argon isotopic constraints on Earth-atmosphere evolution. In J. Matsuda (Ed.), Noble gas geochemistry and cosmochemistry (pp. 159–178). Tokyo: Terra Scientific Publishing Company.

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Rubin, M., Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Bar-Nun, A., Berthelier, J. J., Bieler, A., et al. Molecular nitrogen in comet 67P/Churyumov – Gerasimenko indicates a low formation temperature.


Hiyagon, H., Ozima, M., Marty, B., Zashu, S., & Sakai, H. (1992). Noble gases in submarine glasses from Mid Oceanic Ridges and Loihi Seamount : Constraints on the early history of the Earth. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 56(3), 1301–1316.

Toutain, J. P., Baubron, J. C., Le Bronec, J., Allard, P., Briole, P., Marty, B., et al. (1992). Continuous monitoring of distal gas emanations at Vulcano, southern Italy. Bulletin of Volcanology, 54(2), 147–155.


Le Cloarec, M. F., & Marty, B. (1991). Volatiles fluxes from volcanoes. Terra Nova, 3(1), 17–27.

Marty, B., Gunnlaugsson, E., Jambon, A., Oskarsson, N., Ozima, M., Pineau, F., et al. (1991). Gas geochemistry of geothermal fluids : The Hengill Area, Southwest rift zone of Iceland. Chemical Geology, 91(3), 207–225.

Marty, B., O’Nions, R. K., Oxburgh, E. R., Martel, D., & Lombardi, S. (1991). Helium isotopes in Alpine regions. Tectonophysics, 206, 71–78.


Marty, B., & Giggenbach, W. F. (1990). Major and rare gases at White Island Volcano, New Zeland : Origin and flux of volatiles. Geophysical Research Letters, 17(3), 247–250.


Criaud, A., Fouillac, C., & Marty, B. (1989). Low enthalpy geothermal fluids from the Paris sedimentary basin : 2 – Oxydation-reduction state. Geothermics, 18(5-6), 711–727.

Marty, B. (1989). Neon and xenon isotopes in MORB : Implications for the earth-atmosphere evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 94(1-2), 45–56.

Marty, B., Jambon, A., & Sano, Y. (1989). Helium isotopes and CO2 in volcanic gases of Japan. Chemical Geology, 76(1-2), 25–40.


Marty, B., Criaud, A., & Fouillac, C. (1988). Low enthalpy geothermal fluids from the Paris sedimentary basin : 1 – Characteristics and origins of gases. Geothermics, 17, 619–633.


Marty, B., & Jambon, A. (1987). C/3He in volatile fluxes from the solid Earth : Implications for carbon geodynamics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 83(1-4), 16–26.

Marty, B., Brach, M., Criaud, A., Fouillac, C., & Vuataz, F. (1987). Analyse in situ par spectromètrie de masse légère dans les fluides d’intérêt géothermique. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences – Series IIA – Earth and Planetary Science, 305(11), 969–974.


Feuga, B., Belin, J. M., Collet, T., Criaud, A., Drogue, C., Feybesse, J. L., et al. (1986). Le système hydrothermal du Cézallier. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences – Series IIA – Earth and Planetary Science, 303, 1497–1502.

Marty, B., & Ozima, M. (1986). Noble gas concentration and distribution in oceanic basalt glasses. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 50, 1093–1097.


Marty, B. (1984). On the noble gas isotopic fractionation in naturally occuring gases. Geochemical Journal, 18, 157–162.


Marty, B., Zashu, S., & Ozima, M. (1983). Two noble gas components in a Mid Atlantic Ridge Basalt. Nature, 302, 238–240.


Marty, B. (1982). Datation absolue par la méthode potassium-Argon sans traceur pour les âges pléistocènes. Analusis, 10, 225–228.

Enseignement / Teaching

  • Geochemistry and geochronology, undergraduate, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie
  • Cosmochemistry and geochemistry, graduate course
  • Field work with students in Southern Provence, undergraduate
  • Thesis supervision at CRPG :
    • Franck Humbert (co-direction G. Libourel) : Solubilité de l’azote dans les silicates liquides (12 novembre 1998) Ingénieur de Recherche, Daum, Nancy
    • Dereje Ayalew (co-direction P. Barbey) : Pétrologie et géochimie des ignimbrites des hauts plateaux éthiopiens : source, chronologie et impact environnemental (10 Septembre 1999) Professeur, Univ. Addis Abeba, Ethiopie
    • Sarah Dewonck : Géochimie isotopique des gaz rares dans les roches sédimentaires et les eaux souterraines de l’Est du Bassin Parisien (mai 2000) Ingénieur ANDRA
    • Jérôme Aléon (co-direction M. Chaussidon) : Développement de l’analyse isotopique de micro-particules par sonde ionique : étude des poussières désertiques et interplanétaires (12 février 2001) Chargé de Recherches CNRS, Univ. Orsay
    • Nicolas Dauphas (co-direction Laurie Reisberg) : Cosmochimie isotopique du molybdène (24 janvier 2002) Professor, Univ. Chicago, Fermi Institute, USA
    • Yves Marrocchi (co-direction M. Toplis) : Incorporation des gaz rares dans la matière organique primitive du système solaire (11 février 2005) Ingénieur de Recherche, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris
    • Reika Yokochi (co-direction R. Pik) : Géochimie isotopique de l’azote et du xénon dans le manteau profond (3 mai 2005) Research scientist à l’Université d’Illinois à Chicago, USA
    • Magali Pujol (co-direction P. Philippot) : Géochimie isotopique des éléments volatils dans les roches archéennes (18 septembre 2009) Research scientist à l’ETH Zürich, Suisse

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