Publications

2013

(39)  Nutz A., Ghienne J.-F., Schuster M., Certain R., Robin N., Roquin Cl., Raynal O., Bouchette F., Duringer Ph., Cousineau P. (in press). Seismic-stratigraphic record of a deglaciation sequence: from the marine Laflamme Gulf to the Lake Saint-Jean (late Quaternary, Québec, Canada). Boreas

(38) Contoux C., Jost A., Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Krinner G., Schuster M. 2013. Impact of the Megalake Chad on climate and vegetation during the late Pliocene and the mid-Holocene. Climate of the Past 9, 1417–1430, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1417-2013

2012

(37) Bibi, F., Kraatz, B., Craig, N., Beech, M., Schuster, M., Hill, A. 2012. Early evidence for complex social structure in Proboscidea from a late Miocene trackway site in the United Arab Emirates. Biology Letters, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2011.1185

(36) Tiercelin J.-J., Potdevin J.-L.,  Thuo P.K., Abdelfettah Y., Schuster M., Bourquin S., Bellon H., Clément J.-Ph.,  Guillou H., Nalpas Th., Ruffet G. 2012. Stratigraphy, sedimentology and diagenetic evolution of the Lapur Sandstone in northern Kenya: Implications for oil exploration of the Meso-Cenozoic Turkana depression. Journal of African Earth Sciences 71-72, 43-79.

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

2011

(34) Delagnes A., Boisserie J.-R., Beyene Y., Chuniaud K., Guillemot Cl. Schuster M.  2011. Archaeological investigations in the Lower Omo Valley (Shungura Formation, Ethiopia): New data and perspectives. Journal of Human Evolution 61, 215-222.

2010

(33) Tiercelin J.-J., Schuster M., Roche H., Brugal J.-P., Thuo P., Prat S., Harmand S., Davtian G., Barrat J.-A., Bohn M. 2010. New considerations on the stratigraphy and environmental context of the oldest (2.34 Myr) Lokalalei archaeological site complex of the Nachukui Formation, West Turkana, northern Kenya Rift. Journal of African Earth Sciences 58, 157-184.

(32) Jaeger J.-J., Beard K.C., Chaimanee Y., Salem M., Benammi M.,Hlal O., P. Coster, Bilal A.A., Duringer Ph., Schuster M.,Valentin X., Marandat B., Marivaux L., Métais E., Hammuda O., Bunet M. 2010. Late middle Eocene epoch of Libya yields earliest known radiation of African anthropoids. Nature 467, 1095-1098.

(31) Bouchette F., Schuster M., Ghienne J.-F., Denamiel C., Roquin C. , Moussa A., Duringer Ph. 2010. Hydrodynamics in the Holocene Lake Mega-Chad. Quaternary Research 73, 226-236.

(30) Boisserie J.-R., Delagnes A., Beyene Y., Schuster M. 2010. Reconstructing the African background to human expansions in Eurasia: New research in the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia. Quaternary International 223, 426-428.

(29) Lebatard A.E., Bourlès D., Arnold M., Duringer Ph., Moussa A., Jolivet M.,  Braucher R.,  Deschamps P., Schuster M., Roquin C., Carcaillet J., Lihoreau F., Likius A., Mackaye H.T.,  Vignaud P., Brunet M. 2010. Application of the authigenic 10Be/9Be dating method to continental sediments: Reconstruction of the Mio-Pleistocene sedimentary sequence in the early hominid fossiliferous areas of the northern Chad Basin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 57-70.

(28) Coster P., Benammi M., Lazzari V., Billet G., Martin Th., Salem M.J., Bilal A.A., Chaimanee Y.,  Schuster M., Valentin X., Brunet M., Jaeger J.-J. 2010. Gaudeamus lavocati sp. nov. (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) from the early Oligocene of Zallah, Libya: first African caviomorph? Naturwissenschaften 97, 697-706.

(27) Jaeger J.-J., Marivaux L., Salem M., Bilal A.A., Benammi M., Chaimanee Y., Duringer Ph., Marandat B., Metais E., Schuster M., Valentin X., Brunet M. New rodent assemblages from the Eocene Dur at-Talhah escarpment (Sahara of Central Libya): systematic, biochronologic and paleobiogeographic implications. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160, 195-213.

2009

(26) Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Schuster M. 2009. Modelling the impact of tectonics, surface conditions and Sea Surface Temperatures on Saharan and sub-Saharan climate evolution. Comptes Rendus Geosciences 341, 603-611.

(25) Schuster M., Duringer Ph., Ghienne J.-F., Roquin C., Sepulchre P., Moussa A., Lebatard A.-E., Mackaye H.T., Likius A., Vignaud P., Brunet M. 2009. Chad Basin: paleoenvironments of the Sahara since the late Miocene. Comptes Rendus Geosciences 341, 612-620.

(24) Paillou Ph., Schuster M., Farr T., Tooth S., Rosenqvist A., Lopez S. 2009. Mapping of a Major Paleodrainage System in Eastern Libya using Orbital Imaging Radar: The Kufrah River. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277, 327-333.

2008

(23) Sepulchre P., Schuster M., Ramstein G., Krinner G., Girard J.-F., Fluteau F., Vignaud P., Brunet M. 2008. Evolution of Lake Chad Basin during the mid-Holocene: a preliminary approach from lake to climate modelling. Global and Planetary Change 61, 41-48.

(22) Lebatard A.-E. , Bourlès D., Duringer P., Jolivet M., Braucher R., Carcaillet J., Schuster M., Arnaud N., Monié P., Lihoreau F., Likius A., Mackaye H. T., Vignaud P., Brunet M. 2008. Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Australopithecus bahrelghazali and Sahelanthropus tchadensis: Mio-Pliocene Hominids from Chad. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 3226-3231.

(21) Kröpelin S., Verschuren D., Lézine A.-M., Eggermont H., Cocquyt C., Francus P., Cazet J.P., Fagot M., Rumes B., Russell J. M., Darius F., Conley D. J., Schuster M., Suchodoletz H., Engstrom D. R. 2008. Climate-Driven Ecosystem Succession in the Sahara: The Last 6000 Years. Science 320, 765-769.

2007

(20) Duringer Ph., Schuster M., Genise J.F., Brunet M., Vignaud P. 2007. New temites trace fossils: Galleries, nests and fungus combs from the Chad Basin (upper Miocene - lower Pliocene). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 251, 323-353.

(19) Denys Ch., Schuster M., Guy F., Mouchelin G., Vignaud P., Viriot L., Brunet M., Duringer Ph., Fanone G., Djimdoumalbaye A., Likius A., Mackaye H.T., Sudre J. 2007. Taphonomy in present day desertic environment: the case of the Djourab (Chad) Plio-Pleistocene deposits. Journal of Taphonomy 5, 177-203.

2006

(18) Schuster M., Duringer Ph., Ghienne J.-F., Vignaud P., Mackaye H.T., Likius A., Brunet M. 2006. Revisiting the age of the Sahara Desert. Reply to Kroepelin S. and Swezey C. Science 312, 1139.

(17) Schuster M., Duringer Ph., Ghienne J.-F., Vignaud P., Mackaye H.T., Likius A., Brunet M. 2006. The age of the Sahara Desert. Science 311, 821.

(16) Duringer Ph., Schuster M., Genise J.F., Likius A., Mackaye H.T., Vignaud P., Brunet M. 2006. The first fossil fungus gardens of Isoptera: oldest evidence of symbiotic termite fungiculture (Miocene, Chad basin). Naturwissenschaften 93, 610-615.

(15) Sepulchre P., Ramstein G., Fluteau F., Schuster M., Tiercelin J.-J., Brunet M. 2006. Tectonic uplift and East Africa aridification. Science 313, 1419-1423.

(14) Bacon A.-M, Demeter F., Roussé S., Vu The Long, Duringer Ph., Antoine P.O., Nguyen Kim Thuy, Bui Thi Mai, Nguyen Thi Mai Huong, Dodo Y., Matsumura H., Schuster M., Anezaki T. 2006. New palaeontological assemblage, sedimentological and chronological data from the Pleistocene Ma U’Oi cave (northern Vietnam). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 230, 280-298.

2005

(13) Schuster M., Roquin C., Duringer Ph., Brunet M., Fontugne M., Mackaye H.T., Vignaud  P., Ghienne J.-F. 2005. Highlighting Holocene Lake Mega-Chad paleoshorelines from space. Quaternary Science Reviews 24, 1821-1827.

2004

(12) Brunet M. et MPFT, including Schuster M. 2004. Toumaï, Miocène Supérieur du Tchad, le nouveau doyen du rameau humain. Palevol 3, 277-285.

(11) Brunet M. and MPFT, dont Schuster M. 2004. Sahelantropus tchadensis: the facts. South African Journal of Sciences 100, 443-446.

(10) Bacon A.-M, Demeter F., Schuster M., Vu The Long, Nguyen Kim Thuy, Antoine P.O., Sen S., Ha Huu Nga, Nguyen Mai Huong. 2004. The Pleistocene cave of Ma U’Oi in northern Vietnam: palaeontology, sedimentology and palaeoenvironments. Geobios 37, 305-314.

(9) Demeter F., Bacon A.-M, Nguyen Kim Thuy, Vu The Long, Matsumura H., Ha Huu Nga, Schuster M., Nguyen Mai Huong, Coppens Y. 2004. An Archaic Homo Molar from Northern Vietnam. Current Anthropology 45, 535-541.

2003

(8) Schuster M., Duringer Ph., Ghienne J.-F., Vignaud P., Beauvilain A., Mackaye H.T., Brunet M. 2003. Coastal conglomerate around the Hadjer el Khamis inselbergs (western Chad, central Africa): new evidence for Lake Mega-Chad episodes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 28, 1059-1069.

2002

(7) Ghienne J.-F., Schuster M., Bernard A., Duringer Ph., Brunet M. 2002. The Holocene giant Lake Chad revealed by Digital Elevation Models. Quaternary International 87, 81-85.

(6) Brunet M. and MPFT, including Schuster M. 2002. A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa. Nature 418, 146-151.

(5) Vignaud P. and MPFT, including Schuster M. 2002. Geology and Palaeontology of the Upper Miocene Toros-Menalla fossiliferous area, Djurab Desert, Northern Chad. Nature 418, 152-155.

2000

(4) Schuster M., Duringer Ph., Nel A., Brunet M., Vignaud P., Mackaye H.T. 2000. Découverte de termitières fossiles dans les sites à Australopithèques du Pliocène tchadien : description, identification et implications paléoécologiques. Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences 331, 15-20.

(3) Duringer Ph., Beauvilain A., Brunet M., Cambefort Y., Likius A., Mackaye H.T., Vignaud P., Schuster M. 2000. Des boules de bousiers fossiles et leurs terriers dans les sites à Australopithèques du Pliocène tchadien. Bulletin de la Société géologique de France 171, 259-269.

(2) Duringer Ph., Brunet M., Cambefort Y., Likius A., Mackaye H.T., Schuster M., Vignaud P. 2000. First discovery of fossil dung beetle brood balls and nests in the Chadian Pliocene Australopithecines levels.  Lethaia 33, 277-284.

(1) Brunet M. and MPFT, including Schuster M. 2000. Chad: discovery of a Vertebrate fauna close to the Mio-Pliocene boundary. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 20, 199-203.