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Paleogene environmental conditions in shallow tropical basins: case studies in the Tethyan phosphate deposits of North Africa

Applicant Kocsis Laszlo
Number 145115
Funding scheme Ambizione
Research institution Institut de Minéralogie et Géochimie Université de Lausanne
Institution of higher education University of Lausanne - LA
Main discipline Geochemistry
Start/End 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013
Approved amount 155'789.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Geochemistry
Other disciplines of Earth Sciences

Keywords (5)

Paleocene-Eocene; oxygen and carbon isotopes; strontium and neodymium isotopes; phosphate; Tethys

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Gradual oxygenation of upwelled seawater from the late Cretaceous through early Paleogene at the northwest coast of Africa.
Kocsis L., Gheerbrant E., Mouflih M., Cappetta H., Ulianov A., Amaghzaz M. (2016), Gradual oxygenation of upwelled seawater from the late Cretaceous through early Paleogene at the northwest coast of Africa., in Chemical Geology, 42, 44-54.
Comprehensive stable isotope investigation of marine biogenic apatite from the late Cretaceous-early Eocene phosphate series of Morocco
Kocsis Lászĺ, Gheerbrant Emmanuel, Mouflih Mustapha, Cappetta Henri, Yans Johan, Amaghzaz Mbarek (2014), Comprehensive stable isotope investigation of marine biogenic apatite from the late Cretaceous-early Eocene phosphate series of Morocco, in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 394, 74-88.
Paleocene-Eocene palaeoenvironmental conditions of the main phosphorite deposits (Chouabine Formation) in the Gafsa Basin, Tunisia.
Kocsis L., Ounis A., Baumgartner C., Pirkenseer C., Harding C.I., Adatte T., Chaabani F., Neili M.S. (2014), Paleocene-Eocene palaeoenvironmental conditions of the main phosphorite deposits (Chouabine Formation) in the Gafsa Basin, Tunisia., in Journal of African Earth Science, 100, 586-597.
First carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of the Ouled Abdoun phosphate Basin, Morocco; implications for dating and evolution of earliest African placental mammals
Yans Johan, Amaghzaz Mbarek, Bouya Baâdi, Cappetta Henri, Iacumin Paola, Kocsis László, Mouflih Mustapha, Selloum Omar, Şen Şevket, Storme Jean Yves, Gheerbrant Emmanuel (2013), First carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of the Ouled Abdoun phosphate Basin, Morocco; implications for dating and evolution of earliest African placental mammals, in Gondwana Research, 25(1), 257-269.
Paleoenvironmental conditions and strontium isotope stratigraphy in the Paleogene Gafsa Basin (Tunisia) deduced from geochemical analyses of phosphatic fossils
Kocsis László, Ounis Anouar, Chaabani Fredj, Salah Neili Mohamed (2013), Paleoenvironmental conditions and strontium isotope stratigraphy in the Paleogene Gafsa Basin (Tunisia) deduced from geochemical analyses of phosphatic fossils, in International Journal of Earth Sciences, 102(4), 1111-1129.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
University of Montpellier France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
University of Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- Research Infrastructure
National Museum of Natural History of Paris France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
University of Tunis El Manar Tunisia (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Exchange of personnel
Laboratoire des Réservoirs Souterrains, Université Kasdi Merbah Ouargla Algeria (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
University of Notre-Dame de la Paix à Namur Belgium (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Cherifian Phosphate Office in Casablanca Morocco (Africa)
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
3rd International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry Talk given at a conference Chemostratigraphic constrains on the phosphate series of the Ouled Abdoun Basin in Morocco based on stable isotope and trace element compositions of fossil remains. 18.05.2015 Marakesh, Morocco Kocsis Laszlo;
AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA Poster Marine vs. local control on seawater Nd-isotope ratios at the northwest coast of Africa during the late Cretaceous-early Eocene? 09.12.2013 San Francisco, United States of America Kocsis Laszlo;
11th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne Talk given at a conference Continental climate reconstruction during late Eocene–early Oligocene in Europe. 15.11.2013 Lausanne, Switzerland Kocsis Laszlo;
7th Bone Diagenesis Meeting Poster Trace element and isotopic compositions of fossil bioapatite: a palaeo-environmental case study from Morocco’s phosphate deposits. 22.10.2013 Lyon, France Kocsis Laszlo;
10th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry Talk given at a conference The controversy of continental climate shift at the Eocene-Oligocene boundary: New insights from stable isotope compositions of mammal teeth in Europe’s mid-latitude. 22.09.2013 Budapest, Hungary Kocsis Laszlo;
10th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry Poster Stable isotope study of marine biogenic apatite: a case study from the late Cretaceous-early Eocene phosphate series of Morocco. 22.09.2013 Budapest, Hungary Kocsis Laszlo;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Table Ronde Talk 03.07.2013 UNIL-Lausanne, Switzerland Kocsis Laszlo;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
126407 Paleogene environmental conditions in shallow tropical basins: case studies in the Tethyan phosphate deposits of North Africa 01.01.2010 Ambizione

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