Martin Patriat

Martin Patriat

Laboratoire Aléas géologiques et Dynamique sédimentaire (PDG-REM-GM-LAD)

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Employer : Ifremer

Site : Brest

Postal address : Centre Bretagne - ZI de la Pointe du Diable - CS 10070 - 29280 Plouzané


ORCID orcid icon : 0000-0002-3584-7952

Direction of oceanographic cruises

CruiseBoatDateGeographic coverage
VESPAAtalante2015Southwest Pacific Ocean (140W)
ANTIPLACAtalante2007Est des Antilles françaises (Guadeloupe et Martinique)



Mortimer Nick, Patriat Martin, Gans Phil, Agranier Arnaud, Chazot Gilles, Collot Julien, Crundwell Martin, Durance Patricia, Campbell Hugh, Etienne Samuel (2020). Supplemental Data for The Norfolk Ridge seamounts: Eocene-Miocene volcanoes near Zealandia's rifted continental margin . SEANOE .



Tournadour Elsa, Jorry Stephan, Etienne S., Collot J, Patriat Martin, Boudagher-Fadel M. K., Fournier F., Pelletier B., Le Roy Pascal, Jouet Gwenael, Maurizot P. (2021). Neogene to Quaternary evolution of carbonate and mixed carbonate-siliciclastic systems along New Caledonia's eastern margin (SW Pacific) . Marine Geology , 438, 106524 (24p.) .
Etienne Samuel, Roy Pascal, Tournadour Elsa, Roest Walter, Jorry Stephan, Collot Julien, Patriat Martin, Largeau Maria A., Roger Jean, Clerc Camille, Dechnick Belinda, Sanborn Kelsey L., Lepareur Fanny, Horowitz Jeremy, Webster Jody M., Gaillot Arnaud (2021). Large-scale margin collapses along a partly drowned, isolated carbonate platform (Lansdowne Bank, SW Pacific Ocean) . Marine Geology , 436, 106477 (21p.) .
Mortimer N., Patriat Martin, Gans P. B., Agranier Arnaud, Chazot Gilles, Collot Julien, Crundwell M. P., Durance P. M. J., Campbell H. J., Etienne S. (2021). The Norfolk Ridge seamounts: Eocene–Miocene volcanoes near Zealandia’s rifted continental margin . Australian Journal Of Earth Sciences , 68(3), 368-380 .
Bordenave Aurélien, Etienne Samuel, Collot Julien, Razin Philippe, Patriat Martin, Grélaud Carine, Agnini Claudia, Morgans Hugh, Guillemaut Flora, Moreau Armand (2021). Upper Cretaceous to Palaeogene successions of the Gouaro anticline: Deepwater sedimentary records of the tectonic events that led to obduction in New Caledonia (SW Pacific) . Sedimentary Geology , 415, 105818 (25p.) .


Tournadour Elsa, Fournier F., Etienne S., Collot Julien, Maurizot P., Patriat Martin, Sevin B., Morgans H.E.G., Martin-Garin B., Braga J.C. (2020). Seagrass-related carbonate ramp development at the front of a fan delta (Burdigalian, New Caledonia): Insights into mixed carbonate-siliciclastic environments . Marine And Petroleum Geology , 121, 104581 (26p.) . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Maurizot P., Sevin B., Lesimple S., Collot Julien, Jeanpert J., Bailly L., Robineau B., Patriat Martin, Etienne S., Monnin C. (2020). Mineral resources and prospectivity of non-ultramafic rocks of New Caledonia . Geological Society, London, Memoirs , 51(1), Chap.9 , pp.215-245 .
Maurizot P., Collot Julien, Cluzel D., Patriat Martin (2020). The Loyalty Islands and Ridge, New Caledonia . Geological Society, London, Memoirs , 51(1), Chap.6 pp.131-145 .
Collot Julien, Patriat Martin, Sutherland R., Williams S., Cluzel D., Seton M., Pelletier B., Roest Walter, Etienne S., Bordenave A., Maurizot P. (2020). Geodynamics of the SW Pacific: a brief review and relations with New Caledonian geology . Geological Society, London, Memoirs , 51(1), Chap.2, pp.13-26 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Sevin B., Maurizot P., Cluzel D., Tournadour Elsa, Etienne S., Folcher N., Jeanpert J., Collot Julien, Iseppi M., Meffre S., Patriat Martin (2020). Post-obduction evolution of New Caledonia . Geological Society, London, Memoirs , 51(1), Chap.7, pp.147-188 .
Maurizot P., Cluzel D., Patriat Martin, Collot Julien, Iseppi M., Lesimple S., Secchiari A., Bosch D., Montanini A., Macera P., Davies H. L. (2020). The Eocene Subduction–Obduction Complex of New Caledonia . Geological Society, London, Memoirs , 51(1), Chap.5, pp.93-130 .
Lawrence Mark J. F., Morgans Hugh E. G., Crundwell Martin P., Patriat Martin (2020). Carbonate rocks of offshore northern Zealandia . New Zealand Journal Of Geology And Geophysics , 63(1), 66-89 .


Etienne Samuel, Roest Walter, Collot Julien, Le Roy Pascal, Tournadour Elsa, Patriat Martin, Clerc C., Dechnik B., Largeau M., Webster Jody, Jorry Stephan, Roger J., Gaillot Arnaud (2019). Large-scale margin collapse of a drowned, isolated carbonate platform (Lansdowne Bank, SW Pacific) . AGU Fall Meeting. 9 - 13 December 2019, San Francisco.
Pattier France, Etienne S., Collot J, Patriat Martin, Tournadour Elsa, Roest Walter, Rouillard P. (2019). Neogene-Quaternary architecture and sedimentary processes on an isolated carbonate-fed deep-water basin (Fairway Basin, Southwest Pacific) . Marine Geology , 413, 27-47 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Patriat Martin, Falloon Trevor, Danyushevsky Leonid, Collot Julien, Jean Marlon M., Hoernle Kaj, Hauff Folkmar, Maas Roland, Woodhead Jon D., Feig Sandrin T. (2019). Subduction initiation terranes exposed at the front of a 2 Ma volcanically-active subduction zone . Earth And Planetary Science Letters , 508, 30-40 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :


Patriat Martin, Collot Julien, Etienne Samuel, Poli Sara, Clerc Camille, Mortimer Nick, Pattier France, Juan Caroline, Roest Walter (2018). New Caledonia obducted Peridotite Nappe: offshore extent and implications for obduction and post-obduction processes . Tectonics , 37(4), 1077-1096 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Etienne S., Collot Julien, Sutherland R., Patriat Martin, Bache Francois, Rouillard P., Henrys S., Barker D., Juan C. (2018). Deepwater sedimentation and Cenozoic deformation in the Southern New Caledonia Trough (Northern Zealandia, SW Pacific) . Marine And Petroleum Geology , 92, 764-779 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :


Revillon Sidonie, Guillou Herve, Maury Rene C., Chauvel Catherine, Aslanian Daniel, Pelleter Ewan, Scao Vincent, Loubrieu Benoit, Patriat Martin (2017). Young Marquesas volcanism finally located . Lithos , 294-295, 356-361 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Collot Julien, Patriat Martin, Etienne S., Rouillard P., Soetaert F., Juan C., Marcaillou B., Palazzin G., Clerc C., Maurizot P., Pattier F, Tournadour E., Sevin B., Privat A. (2017). Deepwater fold-and-thrust belt along New Caledonia's western margin: relation to post-obduction vertical motions . Tectonics , 36(10), 2108-2122 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Rouillard Pierrick, Collot Julien, Sutherland Rupert, Bache Francois, Patriat Martin, Etienne Samuel, Maurizot Pierre (2017). Seismic stratigraphy and paleogeographic evolution of Fairway Basin, Northern Zealandia, Southwest Pacific: from Cretaceous Gondwana breakup to Cenozoic Tonga-Kermadec subduction . Basin Research , 29(S1), 189-212 .


Mercier De Lepinay Marion, Loncke Lies, Basile Christophe, Roest Walter, Patriat Martin, Maillard Agnes, de Clarens Philippe (2016). Transform continental margins – Part 2: A worldwide review . Tectonophysics , 693(Part.A), 96-115 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Loncke L., Maillard A., Basile C., Roest Walter, Bayon Germain, Gaullier V., Pattier France, Mercier De Lépinay Marion, Grall Celine, Droz L., Marsset Tania, Giresse P., Caprais Jean-Claude, Cathalot Cecile, Graindorge D., Heuret A., Lebrun J. F., Bermell Sylvain, Marcaillou B., Sotin C., Hebert B., Patriat Martin, Bassetti M. A., Tallobre Cedric, Buscail R., Durrieu De Madron X., Bourrin F. (2016). Structure of the Demerara passive-transform margin and associated sedimentary processes. Initial results from the IGUANES cruise . Geological Society, London, Special Publications , 431(1), 179-197 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Pichot Thibaud, Lafuerza Sara, Patriat Martin, Roest Walter (2016). Pleistocene Mass Transport Deposits Off Barbados Accretionary Prism (Lesser Antilles) . Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences. 7th International Symposium. Editors: Lamarche, G., Mountjoy, J., Bull, S., Hubble, T., Krastel, S., Lane, E., Micallef, A., Moscardelli, L., Mueller, C., Pecher, I., Woelz, S. 2016. ISBN 978-3-319-20978-4. Volume 41 of the series Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research. Part IV. Chap.32, pp 321-329 .
Mortimer Nick, Patriat Martin (2016). VESPA cruise report. Volcanic Evolution of South Pacific Arcs. n/o L’Atalante, Nouméa – Nouméa, 22 May - 17 June 2015 . SGNC Rapport N° SGNC – 2016 (02) .
Collot Julien, Sutherland R, Roest Walter, Patriat Martin, Etienne S., Juan C, Marcaillou B, Schnurle Philippe, Barker D, Stratford W, Williams S, Wolf S, Bordenave A, Roussel Clement (2016). Voyage Report TECTA - Tectonic Event of the Cenozoic in the Tasman Area. 3 September - 9 October 2015. R/V L'Atalante. Volume 1. Text. Volume 2 - Appendix . Rapport SGNC2016(01) .


Patriat Martin, Collot Julien, Danyushevsky L., Fabre M., Meffre S., Falloon T., Rouillard P., Pelletier B., Roach M., Fournier M. (2015). Propagation of back-arc extension into the arc lithosphere in the southern New Hebrides volcanic arc . Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems , 16(9), 3142-3159 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Pattier France, Loncke L., Imbert Patrice, Gaullier V., Basile C., Maillard Alexandre, Roest Walter, Patriat Martin, Vendeville B. C., Marsset Tania, Bayon Germain, Cathalot Cecile, Caprais Jean-Claude, Bermell Sylvain, Sotin Christine, Hebert Bertil, Mercier De Lepinay Marion, Lebrun J. F., Marcaillou B., Heuret A., Droz Laurence, Graindorge David, Poetisi E., Berrenstein H. (2015). Origin of an enigmatic regional Mio-Pliocene unconformity on the Demerara plateau . Marine Geology , 365, 21-35 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Deville Eric, Mascle A., Callec Y., Huyghe P., Lallemant S., Lerat O., Mathieu X., de Carillo C. Padron, Patriat Martin, Pichot Thibaud, Loubrieux B., Granjeon D. (2015). Tectonics and sedimentation interactions in the east Caribbean subduction zone: An overview from the Orinoco delta and the Barbados accretionary prism . Marine And Petroleum Geology , 64, 76-103 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Mortimer N, Patriat M, Agranier A, Bassoullet C, Campbell H, Durance P, Amann M, Etienne S, Guerin C, Jordan N, Juan C, Mengin M, Pitel-Roudaut M, Roussel C, Soetaert F (2015). The VESPA research cruise (Volcanic Evolution of South Pacific Arcs): a voyage of discovery to the Norfolk, Loyalty and Three Kings Ridges, northeast Zealandia . GeoSciences 2015. 25th-27th November, Wellington .


Collot Julien, Patriat Martin, Rouillard Pierrick, Samadi Sarah, Gardes Lionel, Pelletier Bernard, Loubersac Lionel (2014). Géodiversité sous-marine de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 2ème partie . Tai Kona , (10), 24-37 . Open Access version :
Loubrieu Benoit, Roest Walter, Patriat Martin, Loubersac Lionel (2014). Le programme d’EXTension RAisonnée du PLAteau Continental (EXTRAPLAC). Enjeux pour les trois collectivités ultramarines du Pacifique (Nouvelle-Calédonie, Wallis & Futuna, Polynésie française). Taï Kona , (11), 18 - 26 . Open Access version :
Collot Julien, Patriat Martin, Rouillard Pierrick, Pelletier Bernard, Loubersac Lionel (2014). Géodiversité sous-marine de Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1ère partie . Tai Kona , (8), 48-57 . Open Access version :


Pattier France, Loncke L., Gaullier V., Basile C., Maillard Alexandre, Imbert Patrice, Roest Walter, Vendeville B. C., Patriat Martin, Loubrieu Benoit (2013). Mass-transport deposits and fluid venting in a transform margin setting, the eastern Demerara Plateau (French Guiana) . Marine And Petroleum Geology , 46, 287-303 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Basile C., Maillard Alexandre, Patriat Martin, Gaullier V., Loncke L., Roest Walter, de Lepinay M. Mercier, Pattier France (2013). Structure and evolution of the Demerara Plateau, offshore French Guiana: Rifting, tectonic inversion and post-rift tilting at transform-divergent margins intersection . Tectonophysics , 591, 16-29 .
Collot Julien, Rouillard P, Juan C., Patriat Martin, Lenault Yannick, Privat A, Maurizot P (2013). Rapport de mission de la campagne océanographique IPOD (Investigating Post Obduction Deposits) à bord du N/O Alis du 1er au 18 Aout 2012 . Rapport SGNC-2013(01) .


Pichot Thibaud, Patriat Martin, Westbrook Graham, Nalpas T., Gutscher Marc-Andre, Roest Walter, Deville E., Moulin M., Aslanian Daniel, Rabineau Marina (2012). The Cenozoic tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Barracuda Ridge and Tiburon Rise, at the western end of the North America-South America plate boundary zone . Marine Geology , 303, 154-171 .
Loubrieu Benoit (2012). Rapport de la campagne POLYPLAC. 1er septembre – 12 septembre 2012. N /O L’Atalante . Convention Extraplac MEDDE-GGEC / Ifremer n°12/1210 085/BF .
Moulin Maryline, Aslanian Daniel, Rabineau Marina, Patriat Martin, Matias Luis (2012). Kinematic keys of the Santos–Namibe basins . Geological Society, special publication , 369, 91-107 .
Pattier France, Loncke Lies, Gaullier Verginie, Vendeville Bruno, Maillard Agnès, Basile Christophe, Patriat Martin, Roest Walter, Loubrieu Benoit (2012). Mass Movements in a Transform Margin Setting: The Example of the Eastern Demerara Rise . Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research , 31, 331-339 .


Patriat Martin, Pichot Thibaud, Westbrook Graham, Umber Marie, Deville E., Benard F., Roest Walter, Loubrieu Benoit (2011). Evidence for Quaternary convergence across the North America-South America plate boundary zone, east of the Lesser Antilles . GEOLOGY , 39(10), 979-982 .
Maia Marcia, Pessanha Ivo, Courreges Esther, Patriat Martin, Gente Pascal, Hemond Christophe, Janin Myriam, Johnson Kevin, Roest Walter, Royer Jean-Yves, Vatteville Judith (2011). Building of the Amsterdam-Saint Paul plateau: A 10 Myr history of a ridge-hot spot interaction and variations in the strength of the hot spot source . Journal Of Geophysical Research-solid Earth , 116(B09104), 19 p. Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :


Benard Francine, Callot Jean-Paul, Vially Roland, Schmitz Julien, Roest Walter, Patriat Martin, Loubrieu Benoit (2010). The Kerguelen plateau: Records from a long-living/composite microcontinent . Marine And Petroleum Geology , 27(3), 633-649 .


Loncke L., Droz Laurence, Gaullier V., Basile C., Patriat Martin, Roest Walter (2009). Slope instabilities from echo-character mapping along the French Guiana transform margin and Demerara abyssal plain . Marine and Petroleum Geology , 26(5), 711-723 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :
Labails Cinthia, Olivet Jean-Louis, The Dakhla Study Group (2009). Crustal structure of the SW Moroccan margin from wide-angle and reflection seismic data (the Dakhla experiment). Part B - The tectonic heritage . Tectonophysics , 468(1-4), 83-97 .


Patriat Martin, Labails Cinthia (2006). Linking the Canary and Cape-Verde hot-spots, Northwest Africa . Marine Geophysical Researches , 27(3), 201-215 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :


Patriat Martin, Klingelhoefer Frauke, Aslanian Daniel, Contrucci Isabelle, Gutscher Marc-André, Talandier Jacques, Avedik Felix, Francheteau Jean, Weigel Wilfried (2002). Deep crustal structure of the Tuamotu plateau and Tahiti (French Polynesia) based on seismic refraction data - art. no. 1656 . Geophysical Research Letters , 29(14), NIL_388-NIL_391 . Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :


Patriat Martin, Francheteau Jean (2001). Structure crustale de la Polynésie Française : Traitement des données de sismique réfraction de la campagne MIDPLATE II (1989) . Contrat Ifremer n°99.2.410.376 DRO/GM - UBO : CJF2 .