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Dr. Xavier Crosta

Xavier Crosta

Directeur de Recherche CNRS
Laboratoire UMR 5805 EPOC
Université de Bordeaux
Allée Geoffroy St Hilaire
CS 50023
33615 Pessac cedex

  +33 (0)5 40 00 33 18

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Diatoms (micropaleontolgy and isotope geochemistry)
Major elements (C, BSi...)
Mainly paleoceanogaphy and paleoclimatology of the Southern Ocean.
Official PAGES function(s)        C-SIDE Steering Group member
PAGES interests        2k Network, CLIVASH2k, C-SIDE, Former WG - Antarctica2k, Former WG - Sea Ice Proxies - SIP
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Carbon cycle, Climate dynamics, Ocean dynamics, Proxy development
Timescales        Holocene, Last glacial cycle, Pleistocene
Regions        Antarctic region, Arctic
Archives        Ocean sediments
Sector        Research
Discipline        Geochemistry, (Micro)paleontology, (Paleo)oceanography



Romero, O., Crosta, X., Kim, J.H., Pichevin, L., Crespin, J., 2015, Rapid longitudinal migration of the Lüderitz filament front (off Namibia, SE Atlantic) during the past 70 kyr. Global and Planetary Change, 125, 1-12, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.12.001.

Ferry, A.J., Prvan, T., Jersky, B., Crosta, X., Armand, L.K., 2015, Statistical modelling of Southern Ocean marine diatom proxy and winter sea ice data: Model comparison and developments. Progress in Oceanography, 131, 100-112, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.12.001.

Campagne, P., Crosta, X., Houssais, M.N., Swingedouw, D., Schmidt, S., Martin, A., Devred, E., Capo, S., Marieu, V., Closset, I., Massé, G., 2015, Glacial ice and atmospheric forcing on the Mertz Glacier Polynya over the past 250 years. Nature Communications, 6:6642, doi: 10.1038/ncomms7642.

Xiong, Z., Li, T., Algeo, T., Doering, K., Frank, M., Brzezinski, M., Chang, F., Opfergelt, S., Crosta, X., Jiang, F., Wan, S., Zhai, B., 2015, The silicon isotope composition of Ethmodiscus rex laminated diatom mats from the tropical West Pacific: Implications for silicate cycling during the Last Glacial Maximum. Paleoceanography, 30, 803-823, doi: 10.1002/2015PA002793.

Fleury, S., Martinez, P., Crosta, X., Charlier, K., Billy, I., Hanquiez, V., Blanz, T., Schneider, R.R., 2015, Pervasive multidecadal variations in productivity within the Peruvian Upwelling System over the last millennium. Quaternary Science reviews, 125, 78-90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.08.0060277-3791.

Skonieczny, C., Paillou, P., Bory, A., Bayon, G., Biscara, L., Crosta, X., Eynaud, F., Malaizé, B., Revel, M., Aleman, N., Barusseau, J.P., Vernet, J., Lopez, S., Grousset, F., 2015, African humid periods triggered the reactivation of a large river system in Western Sahara. Nature Communications, 6:8751, doi: 10.1038/ncomms9751.

Ferry, A.J., Crosta, X., Quilty, P.G., Fink, D., Howard, W., Armand, L.K., 2015, First records of winter sea-ice concentration in the southwest Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean. Paleoceanography, 30, 1525-1539, doi: 10.1002/2014PA002764.

Fleury, S., Crosta, X., Schneider, R., Blanz, T., Ther, O., Martinez, P., 2016, Centennial-scale variations in diatom productivity off Peru over the last 3000 years. The Holocene, 26(4), 520-531.

Doering, K., Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Crosta, X., Fleury, S., Frank, M., Schneider, R., 2016, Differences between mono-generic and mixed diatom silicon isotope compositions trace variable nutrient utilization off Peru: From modern to past application. GCA, 177, 30-47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.12.029.

Barbara, L., Crosta, X., Leventer, A., Schmidt, S., Marieu, V., Etourneau, J., Domack, E., Massé, G., 2016, Environmental responses of the Northeast Antarctic Peninsula to the Holocene climate variability. Paleoceanography, 31, 131-147, doi: 10.1002/2015PA002785.

Jones, J.M., Gille, S.T., Goosse, H., Abram, N.J., Canziani, P.O., Charman, D.J., Clem, K.R., Crosta, X., de Lavergne, C., Eisenman, I., England, M.H., Fogt, R.L., Frankcombe, L.M., Marshall, G.J., Masson-Delmotte, V., Morrison, A.K., Orsi, A.J., Raphael, M.N., Renwick, J.A., Schneider, D.P., Simpkins, G.R., Steig, E.J., Stenni, B., Swingedouw, D., Vance, T.R., 2016, Assessing recent trends in high-latitude Southern Hemisphere surface climate. Nature Climate Change, 6, 917-926, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE3103.

Campagne, P., Crosta, X., Schmidt, S., Houssais, M.H., Ther, O., Massé, G., 2016, Sedimentary response to sea-ice and atmospheric variability over the instrumental period off Adélie Land, East Antarctica. Biogeosciences, 13, 4205-4218, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-4205-2016.

Shukla, S., Crespin, J., Crosta, X., 2016, Thalassiosira lentiginosa size variation and associated biogenic silica burial in the Southern Ocean over the last 42 kyrs. Marine Micropaleontology, 127, 74-85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2016.07.006.

Hatin, T., Crosta, X., Le Hérissé, A., 2017, Diatom response to oceanographic and climatic changes in the Congo Fan area, southwest Africa, during the last 190 ka. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 469, 47-59.

Shukla, S., Crosta, X., 2017, Fragilariopsis kerguelensis size variability from the Indian subtropical Southern Ocean over the last 42,000 years. Antarctic Science, 29(2), 139-146.

Delmonte, B., Paleari, C.I., Ando, S., Garzanti, E., Andersson, P.S., Petit, J.R., Crosta, X., Narcisi, B., Baroni, C., Salvatore, M.C., Baccolo, G., Maggi, V., 2017, Causes of dust size variability in central East Antarctica (Dome B): Atmospheric transport from expanded south American sources during Marine Isotope Stage 2. Quaternary Science reviews, 168, 55-68.

Mezgec, K., Stenni, B., Crosta, X., Masson-Delmotte, V., Baroni, C., Braida, M., Ciardini, V., Colizza, E., Melis, R., Salvatore, M.C., Severi, M., Scarchilli, C., Traversi, R., Udisti, R., Frezzotti, M., 2017, Holocene sea ice and wind variability in Western Ross Sea (Antarctica). Nature Communications, 8, 1334, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01455-x.

Bouttes, N., Swingedouw, D., Roche, D., Sanchez-Goni, M.F., Crosta, X., Response of the carbon cycle to the different orbital configurations of the last 9 interglacials. Climate of the Past Discussion, doi:10.5194/cp-2016-108.