Nicolas Rudolph Thibault

Nicolas Rudolph Thibault



Birth date : September 13th, 1976 / Nationality : French

Personal address : Studsgaardsgade 26, St., 2100 København Ø

Professional address: IGN, Københavns Universitet, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 København K, Denmark / Tel.: +45 29876064 / e-mail :,

Research interests: Micropaleontology (calcareous nannofossils), cyclostratigraphy, stable isotopes, integrated stratigraphy, carbonate sedimentology, paleoenvironments and paleoclimate


Since Nov. 2013: Associate Professor (Lektor) in Paleontology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nov 2009-Oct 2013: Assistant professor (Adjunkt) in Paleontology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dec. 2007-October 2009:     Post-doc at the Department of Geography and Geology (University of Copenhagen), Denmark.

2005-2007:             Temporary assistant Lecturer at Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France.


2001-2005:             PhD in Earth Sciences (Dec. 15th, 2005), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France. Translated title: « Calcareous nannoplankton during the Maastrichtian: biostratigraphic and paleoecological aspects ».

Association membership:

European Geological Union (EGU), International Nannoplankton Association (INA), Geological Society of Denmark (DGF), International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)

Stratigraphic consultancy: Biostratigraphy for Hess Denmark ApS and Mærsk Oil

Current international Collaborations

Thierry Adatte, Lausanne, Switzerland / Jean-Francois Deconinck, Emanuelle Pucéat and Pierre Pellenard, Dijon, France / Andy S. Gale, Portsmouth, UK / Stephen Hesselbo and Clemens V. Ullmann, Exeter, UK / Ian Jarvis, Kingston, UK / Anoshiravan Kani, Tehran, Iran / David Kemp, Aberdeen, UK / Fabrice Minoletti, Paris 6, France / Micha Ruhl, Dublin, UK / Zofia Dubicka, Warsaw, Poland / David Watkins, Nebraska, USA / Mathieu Martinez, Bremen, Germany

Fundings: participated to a total raise of ~4.000.000 kr as PI, and 70.000.000 kr. as co-PI and collaborator

Citations: Thomson Reuters [914 & h-Index 16], Google Scholar [1277 & h-index 20]. Publications: 61 peer-reviewed papers, 1 extended abstract, 4 non peer-reviewed publications, 7 publications in review.

Reviewer for PNAS; Geology; Climate of the Past; Biogeosciences; Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology; Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems; Gondwana Research; Marine Micropaleontology; Journal of Micropalaeontology; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology; Global and Planetary Change; Sedimentary Geology; Journal of South American Earth Sciences; Cretaceous Research; Palaeoworld; Lethaia; Geobios; Newsletters on Stratigraphy; Earth and Planetary Science Letters; Palaeoworld; Revue de Micropaléontologie; GEUS Bulletin; Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark and Netherlands Journal of Geosciences.

Editorial board member of Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology and Associate Editor of Revue de Micropaléontologie

Supervision: 8 PhDs, 9 Masters, 1 post-doc

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