Gaël Choblet

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Position: Directeur de Recherche CNRS Gaël Choblet
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Location: Nantes - Bât.4 - Bureau n°128


  • F. Terra-Nova, H. Amit, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, M. Bouffard and O. Čadek. The influence of heterogeneous seafloor heat flux on the cooling patterns of Ganymede’s and Titan’s subsurface oceans, Icarus, Vol. 389, pp. 115232. 2023. [More] 
  • M. Kervazo, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, C. Dumoulin and M. Behounkovà. Inferring Io’s interior from tidal monitoring, Icarus, Vol. 373, pp. 114737. 2022. [More] 
  • M. Kervazo, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, C. Dumoulin and M. Behounkovà. Solid tides in Io’s partially molten interior: Contribution of bulk dissipation, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol. 650, pp. A72. 2021. [More] 
  • M. Běhounková, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, M. Kervazo, M. Melwani Daswani and C. Dumoulin et al. Tidally Induced Magmatic Pulses on the Oceanic Floor of Jupiter's Moon Europa, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 48, pp. e2020GL090077. 2021. [More] 
  • K. Vilella, G. Choblet, W. -E. Tsao and F. Deschamps. Tidally Heated Convection and the Occurrence of Melting in Icy Satellites: Application to Europa, Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), Vol. 125, pp. e06248, Mar, 2020. [More] 
  • H. Amit, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, F. Terra-Nova, O. Čadek and M. Bouffard. Cooling patterns in rotating thin spherical shells - Application to Titan's subsurface ocean, Icarus, Vol. 338, pp. 113509, March, 2020. [More] 
  • M. Lasbleis, M. Kervazo and G. Choblet. The Fate of Liquids Trapped During the Earth's Inner Core Growth, GRL, Vol. 47, pp. e85654, Jan, 2020. [More] 
  • L. Harel, C. Dumoulin, G. Choblet, G. Tobie and . . . Scaling of heat transfer in stagnant lid convection for the outer shell of icy moons: Influence of rheology, Icarus, Vol. 338, pp. 113448. 2020. [More] 
  • O. Soucek, M. Behounkova, O. Cadek, J. Hron, G. Tobie and G. Choblet. Tidal dissipation in Enceladus' uneven, fractured ice shell, Icarus, Vol. 328, pp. 218-231. 2019. [More] 
  • O. Cadek, O. Soucek, M. Behounkova, G. Choblet, G. Tobie and J. Hron. Long-term stability of Enceladus’ uneven ice shell, Icarus, Vol. 319, pp. 476-484. 2019. [More] 
  • R. Hawkins, . . , G. Choblet, T. Bodin and J. Pfeffer. Virtual Tide Gauges for Predicting Relative Sea Level Rise. 2019. [More] 
  • M. Bouffard, G. Choblet, S. Labrosse and J. Wicht. Chemical Convection and Stratification in the Earth's Outer Core. 2019. [More] 
  • R. Hawkins, T. Bodin, M. Sambridge, G. Choblet and . . . Trans-Dimensional Surface Reconstruction With Different Classes of Parameterization. 2019. [More] 
  • F. Terra-Nova, H. Amit and G. Choblet. Preferred locations of weak surface field in numerical dynamos with heterogeneous core–mantle boundary heat flux: consequences for the South Atlantic Anomaly, Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 217, pp. 1179-1199, 02, 2019. [More] 
  • J. Kvorka, O. Cadek, G. Tobie and G. Choblet. Does Titan's long-wavelength topography contain information about subsurface ocean dynamics?, ICARUS, Vol. 310, pp. 149-164, Aug, 2018. [More] 
  • F. Postberg, N. Khawaja, B. Abel, G. Choblet, C. R. Glein and M. S. Gudipati et al. Macromolecular organic compounds from the depths of Enceladus, NATURE, Vol. 558, pp. 564-+, JUN 28, 2018. [More] 
  • K. Pedoja, . . , A. Bézos, A.-M. Pastier, A. Muhammad Imran and C. Arias Ruiz et al. On the long-lasting sequences of coral reef terraces from SE Sulawesi (Indonesia): Distribution, formation, and global significance, Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 188, pp. 37 - 57. 2018. [More] 
  • . . , T. Bodin, G. Spada, G. Choblet and C. Kreemer. Bayesian surface reconstruction of geodetic uplift rates: Mapping the global fingerprint of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment. 2018. [More] 
  • K. Kalousova, C. Sotin, G. Choblet, G. Tobie and O. Grasset. Two-phase convection in Ganymede’s high-pressure ice layer—Implications for its geological evolution, Icarus, Vol. 299, pp. 133-147. 2018. [More] 
  • O. Cadek, M. Behounkova, G. Tobie and G. Choblet. Viscoelastic relaxation of Enceladus’s ice shell, Icarus, Vol. 291, pp. 31-35. 2017. [More] 
  • A. Le Gall, C. Leyrat, M. A Janssen, G. Choblet, G. Tobie and O. Bourgeois et al. Thermally anomalous features in the subsurface of Enceladus's south polar terrain, Nature Astronomy, Vol. 1. 2017. [More] 
  • G. Choblet, G. Tobie, C. Sotin, K. Kalousova and O. Grasset. Heat transport in the high-pressure ice mantle of large icy moons, Icarus, Vol. 285, pp. 252-262. 2017. [More] 
  • M. Bouffard, S. Labrosse, G. Choblet, A. Fournier, J. Aubert and P. J. Tackley. A particle-in-cell method for studying double-diffusive convection in the liquid layers of planetary interiors, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 346, pp. 552 - 571. 2017. [More] 
  • G. Choblet, G. Tobie, C. Sotin, M. Behounková, O. Cadek and F. Postberg et al. Powering prolonged hydrothermal activity inside Enceladus, Nature Astronomy, pp. 1. 2017. [More] 
  • B. Guillaume, S. Pochat, J. Monteux, . . and G. Choblet. Can eustatic charts go beyond first order? Insights from the Permian-Triassic, LITHOSPHERE, Vol. 8, pp. 505-518, Oct, 2016. [More] 
  • K. Kalousova, O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Water generation and transport below Europa's strike-slip faults, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, Vol. 121, pp. 2444-2462. 2016. [More] 
  • O. Cadek, G. Tobie, T. Van Hoolst, M. Massé, G. Choblet and A. Lefèvre et al. Enceladus's internal ocean and ice shell constrained from Cassini gravity, shape, and libration data, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 43, pp. 5653-5660. 2016. [More] 
  • J. Monteux, G. Collins, G. Tobie and G. Choblet. Consequences of large impacts on Enceladus’ core shape, Icarus, Vol. 264, pp. 300-310. 2016. [More] 
  • G. Choblet, H. Amit and . . . Constraining mantle convection models with palaeomagnetic reversals record and numerical dynamos, Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 207, pp. 1165. 2016. [More] 
  • M. Kuchta, G. Tobie, K. Miljkovic, M. Behounkova, O. Soucek and G. Choblet et al. Despinning and shape evolution of Saturn's moon Iapetus triggered by a giant impact, ICARUS, Vol. 252, pp. 454-465, MAY 15, 2015. [More] 
  • M. Behounková, G. Tobie, O. Cadek, G. Choblet, C. Porco and F. Nimmo. Timing of water plume eruptions on Enceladus explained by interior viscosity structure, Nature Geoscience, Vol. 8, pp. 601. 2015. [More] 
  • J. Monteux, H. Amit, G. Choblet, B. Langlais and G. Tobie. Giant impacts, heterogeneous mantle heating and a past hemispheric dynamo on Mars, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., Vol. 240. 2015. [More] 
  • H. Amit, G. Choblet, P. Olson, J. Monteux, F. Deschamps and B. Langlais et al. Towards more realistic core-mantle boundary heat flux patterns: a source of diversity in planetary dynamos, Prog. Earth Planet. Sci., Vol. 2. 2015. [More] 
  • H. Amit, F. Deschamps and G. Choblet. Numerical dynamos with outer boundary heat flux inferred from probabilistic tomography—consequences for latitudinal distribution of magnetic flux, Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 203, pp. 840. 2015. [More] 
  • G. Choblet, . . and T. Bodin. Probabilistic surface reconstruction of coastal sea level rise during the twentieth century, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, Vol. 119, pp. 9206-9236, Dec, 2014. [More] 
  • J. Monteux, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and M. Le Feuvre. Can large icy moons accrete undifferentiated?, ICARUS, Vol. 237, pp. 377-387, JUL 15, 2014. [More] 
  • A. Lefèvre, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Structure and dynamics of Titan's outer icy shell constrained from Cassini data, ICARUS, Vol. 237, pp. 16-28, JUL 15, 2014. [More] 
  • K. Kalousova, O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Icemelting and downward transport ofmeltwater by two- phase flow in Europa's ice shell, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, Vol. 119, pp. 532-549, Mar, 2014. [More] 
  • C. Dumoulin, O. Cadek and G. Choblet. Predicting surface dynamic topographies of stagnant lid planetary bodies, GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 195, pp. 1494-1508, Dec, 2013. [More] 
  • M. Behounkova, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Impact of tidal heating on the onset of convection in Enceladus's ice shell, ICARUS, Vol. 226, pp. 898-904, SEP-OCT, 2013. [More] 
  • G. Choblet. On the scaling of heat transfer for mixed heating convection in a spherical shell, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, Vol. 206, pp. 31-42, Sep, 2012. [More] 
  • M. Behounkova, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Tidally-induced melting events as the origin of south-pole activity on Enceladus, ICARUS, Vol. 219, pp. 655-664, Jun, 2012. [More] 
  • . . , C. Dumoulin, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Topography and geoid induced by a convecting mantle beneath an elastic lithosphere, GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 189, pp. 55-72, Apr, 2012. [More] 
  • E. Ostanciaux, . . , G. Choblet, C. Robin and K. Pedoja. Present-day trends of vertical ground motion along the coast lines, EARTH-SCIENCE REVIEWS, Vol. 110, pp. 74-92, Jan, 2012. [More] 
  • H. Amit and G. Choblet. Mantle-driven geodynamo features - Effects of compositional and narrow D '' anomalies, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, Vol. 190, pp. 34-43, Jan, 2012. [More] 
  • M. Behounkova, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Tidally induced thermal runaways on extrasolar earths: impact on habitability, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, Vol. 728, FEB 20, 2011. [More] 
  • M. Behounkova, G. Tobie, G. Choblet and O. Cadek. Coupling mantle convection and tidal dissipation: Applications to Enceladus and Earth-like planets, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, Vol. 115, SEP 30, 2010. [More] 
  • H. Hussmann, G. Choblet, V. Lainey, D. L. Matson, C. Sotin and G. Tobie et al. Implications of Rotation, Orbital States, Energy Sources, and Heat Transport for Internal Processes in Icy Satellites, SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, Vol. 153, pp. 317-348, Jun, 2010. [More] 
  • G. Robuchon, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, O. Cadek, C. Sotin and O. Grasset. Coupling of thermal evolution and despinning of early Iapetus, ICARUS, Vol. 207, pp. 959-971, Jun, 2010. [More] 
  • M. Behounkova and G. Choblet. Onset of convection in a basally heated spherical shell, application to planets, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, Vol. 176, pp. 157-173, Oct, 2009. [More] 
  • S. Pochat, S. Castelltort, G. Choblet and J. Van Den Driessche. High-resolution record of tectonic and sedimentary processes in growth strata, MARINE AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, Vol. 26, pp. 1350-1364, Sep, 2009. [More] 
  • G. Choblet and E. M. Parmentier. Thermal convection heated both volumetrically and from below: Implications for predictions of planetary evolution, PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, Vol. 173, pp. 290-296, Apr, 2009. [More] 
  • O. Verhoeven, A. Mocquet, P. Vacher, A. Rivoldini, M. Menvielle and P. -A. Arrial et al. Constraints on thermal state and composition of the Earth's lower mantle from electromagnetic impedances and seismic data, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, Vol. 114, MAR 10, 2009. [More] 
  • H. Amit and G. Choblet. Mantle-driven geodynamo features-effects of post-Perovskite phase transition, EARTH PLANETS AND SPACE, Vol. 61, pp. 1255-1268. 2009. [More] 
  • C. Dumoulin, G. Choblet and M. P. Doin. Convective interactions between oceanic lithosphere and asthenosphere: Influence of a transform fault, EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, Vol. 274, pp. 301-309, OCT 15, 2008. [More] 
  • C. Dumoulin, G. Choblet and M. -P. Doin. Small-scale convection under the oceanic lithosphere: Influence of transform faults, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 274, pp. 301-309. 2008. [More] 
  • G. Choblet, O. Cadek, F. Couturier and C. Dumoulin. ŒDIPUS: a new tool to study the dynamics of planetary interiors, GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 170, pp. 9-30, Jul, 2007. [More] 
  • G. Choblet. Modelling thermal convection with large viscosity gradients in one block of the 'cubed sphere', JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, Vol. 205, pp. 269-291, MAY 1, 2005. [More] 
  • O. Verhoeven, A. Rivoldini, P. Vacher, A. Mocquet, G. Choblet and M. Menvielle et al. Interior structure of terrestrial planets: Modeling Mars' mantle and its electromagnetic, geodetic, and seismic properties, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-PLANETS, Vol. 110, APR 13, 2005. [More] 
  • G. Tobie, G. Choblet and C. Sotin. Tidally heated convection: Constraints on Europa's ice shell thickness, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, Vol. 108. 2003. [More]