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Krien, Y., and L. Fleitout (2010), Accommodation of volume changes in phase transition zones : Macroscopic scale, J. Geophys. Res., v. 115, doi : B03403 10.1029/2009jb006505.

- Cattin, R., N. Chamot-Rooke, M. Pubellier, A. Rabaute, M. Delescluse, C. Vigny, L. Fleitout, and P. Dubernet (2009), Stress change and effective friction coefficient along the Sumatra-Andaman-Sagaing fault system after the 26 December 2004 (M-w=9.2) and the 28 March 2005 (M-w=8.7) earthquakes, Geochem. Geophy. Geosys., v. 10.

- Krien, Y., and L. Fleitout (2008), Gravity above subduction zones and forces controlling plate motions, J. Geophys. Res., v. 113(B9).

- Cadek, O., and L. Fleitout (2006), Effect of lateral viscosity variations in the core-mantle boundary region on predictions of the long-wavelength geoid, Stud. Geophys. Geod., v. 50(2), pp. 217-232.

- Dumoulin, C., M. P. Doin, D. Arcay, and L. Fleitout (2005), Onset of small-scale instabilities at the base of the lithosphere : scaling laws and role of pre-existing lithospheric structures, Geophys. J. Int., v. 160(1), pp. 344-356.

- Mambole, A., G. Labrosse, E. Tric, and L. Fleitout (2004), Linear stability of a double diffusive layer of an infinite Prandtl number fluid with temperature-dependent viscosity, Stud. Geophys. Geod., v. 48(3), pp. 519-537.

- Cadek, O., and L. Fleitout (2003), Effect of lateral viscosity variations in the top 300 km on the geoid and dynamic topography, Geophys. J. Int., v. 152(3), pp. 566-580.

- Mambole, A., and L. Fleitout (2002), Petrological layering induced by an endothermic phase transition in the Earth’s mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 29(22).

- Dumoulin, C., M. P. Doin, and L. Fleitout (2001), Numerical simulations of the cooling of an oceanic lithosphere above a convective mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. In., v. 125(1-4), pp. 45-64.

- du Vignaux, N. M., and L. Fleitout (2001), Stretching and mixing of viscous blobs in Earth’s mantle, J. Geophys. Res., v. 106(B12), pp. 30893-30908.

- Martinec, Z., O. Cadek, and L. Fleitout (2001), Can the 1D viscosity profiles inferred from postglacial rebound data be affected by lateral viscosity variations in the tectosphere ?, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 28(23), pp. 4403-4406.

- Dumoulin, C., M. P. Doin, and L. Fleitout (2001), On the interpretation of linear relationships between seafloor subsidence rate and the height of the ridge, Geophys. J. Int., v. 146(3), pp. 691-698.

- Devaux, J. P., L. Fleitout, G. Schubert, and C. Anderson (2000), Stresses in a subducting slab in the presence of a metastable olivine wedge, J. Geophys. Res., v. 105(B6), pp. 13365-13373.

- Karpychev, M., and L. Fleitout (2000), Long-wavelength geoid : the effect of continental roots and lithosphere thickness variations, Geophys. J. Int., v. 143(3), pp. 945-963.

- Doin, M. P., and L. Fleitout (2000), Flattening of the oceanic topography and geoid : thermal versus dynamic origin, Geophys. J. Int., v. 143(3), pp. 582-594.

- Dumoulin, C., M. P. Doin, and L. Fleitout (1999), Heat transport in stagnant lid convection with temperature- and pressure-dependent Newtonian or non-Newtonian rheology, J. Geophys. Res., v. 104(B6), pp. 12759-12777.

- Cadek, O., and L. Fleitout (1999), A global geoid model with imposed plate velocities and partial layering, J. Geophys. Res., v. 104(B12), pp. 29055-29075.

- Gunnell, Y., and L. Fleitout (1998), Shoulder uplift of the Western Ghats passive margin, India : a denudational model, Earth Surf. Proc. Land., v. 23(5), pp. 391-404.

- Doin, M. P., L. Fleitout, and U. Christensen (1997), Mantle convection and stability of depleted and undepleted continental lithosphere, J. Geophys. Res., v. 102(B2), pp. 2771-2787.

- Doin, M. P., L. Fleitout, and D. McKenzie (1996), Geoid anomalies and the structure of continental and oceanic lithospheres, J. Geophys. Res., v. 101(B7), pp. 16119-16135.

- Karpychev, M., and L. Fleitout (1996), Simple considerations on forces driving plate motion and on the plate-tectonic contribution to the long-wavelength geoid, Geophys. J. Int., v. 127(2), pp. 268-282.

- Doin, M. P., and L. Fleitout (1996), Thermal evolution of the oceanic lithosphere : an alternative view, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 142(1-2), pp. 121-136.

- Fleitout, L., and C. Moriceau (1992), Short-wavelength geoid, bathymetry and the convective pattern beneath the Pacific-ocean, Geophys. J. Int., v. 110(1), pp. 6-28.

- Fleitout, L. (1991), The sources of lithospheric tectonic stresses, Philos. T. Roy. Soc. A, v. 337(1645), pp. 73-81.

- Fleitout, L., and C. Moriceau (1991), Topography and geoid anomalies due to density heterogeneities at the base of the thermal lithosphere : application to oceanic swells and small-wavelength geoid lineations, Geophys. J. Int., v. 107(2), pp. 265-277.

- Moriceau, C., U. Christensen, and L. Fleitout (1991), Geoid and topography associated with sublithospheric convection : negligible contribution from deep currents, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 103(1-4), pp. 395-408.

- Gupta, H. K., L. Fleitout, and C. Froidevaux (1990), Lithospheric subduction beneath the Arakan-Yoma fold belt : quantitative estimates using gravimetric and seismic data, J. Geol. Soc. India, v. 35(3), pp. 235-250.

- Colin, P., and L. Fleitout (1990), Topography of the ocean-floor : thermal evolution of the lithosphere and interaction of deep mantle heterogeneities with the lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 17(11), pp. 1961-1964.

- Dalloubeix, C., and L. Fleitout (1989), Convective thinning of the lithosphere : a model constrained by geoid observations, Phys. Earth Planet. In., v. 57(3-4), pp. 330-343.

- Moriceau, C., and L. Fleitout (1989), A directional analysis of the small wavelength geoid in the Pacific-ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 16(3), pp. 251-254.

- Fleitout, L., C. Dalloubeix, and C. Moriceau (1989), Small-wavelength geoid and topography anomalies in the South-Atlantic ocean : a clue to new hot-spot tracks and lithospheric deformation, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 16(7), pp. 637-640.

- Ricard, Y., C. Froidevaux, and L. Fleitout (1988), Global plate motion and the geoid : a physical model, Geophys. J. Int., v. 93(3), pp. 477-484.

- Dalloubeix, C., L. Fleitout, and M. Diament (1988), A new analysis of gravity and topography data over the Mid-Atlantic ridge - non-compensation of the axial valley, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 88(3-4), pp. 308-320.

- Fleitout, L., C. Froidevaux, and D. Yuen (1986), Active lithospheric thinning, Tectonophys., v. 132(1-3), pp. 271-278.

- Yuen, D. A., and L. Fleitout (1985), Thinning of the lithosphere by small-scale convective destabilization, Nature, v. 313(5998), pp. 125-128.

- Fleitout, L. (1985), Geophysics - small-scale mantle convection, Nature, v. 317(6037), pp. 478-479.

- Yuen, D. A., and L. Fleitout (1984), Stability of the oceanic lithosphere with variable viscosity : an initial-value approach, Phys. Earth Planet. In., v. 34(3), pp. 173-185.

- Fleitout, L., and D. A. Yuen (1984), Secondary convection and the growth of the oceanic lithosphere, Phys. Earth Planet. In., v. 36, pp. 181-212.

- Fleitout, L., and D. A. Yuen (1984), Steady-state, secondary convection beneath lithospheric plates with temperature-dependent and pressure-dependent viscosity, J. Geophys. Res., v. 89(NB11), pp. 9227-9244.

- Ricard, Y., L. Fleitout, and C. Froidevaux (1984), Geoid heights and lithospheric stresses for a dynamic Earth, Ann. Geophys., v. 2(3), pp. 267-286.

- Fleitout, L., and C. Froidevaux (1983), Tectonic stresses in the lithosphere, Tectonics, v. 2(3), pp. 315-324.

- Fleitout, L., and C. Froidevaux (1982), Tectonics and topography for alLithosphere containing density heterogeneities, Tectonics, v. 1(1), pp. 21-56.

- Melosh, H. J., and L. Fleitout (1982), The Earthquake cycle in subduction zones, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 9(1), pp. 21-24.

- Thomas, P. G., P. Masson, and L. Fleitout (1982), Global volcanism and tectonism on Mercury : comparison with the Moon, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 58(1), pp. 95-103.

- Fleitout, L., and P. G. Thomas (1982), Far-field tectonics associated with a large impact basin : applications to caloris on Mercury and Imbrium on the Moon, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 58(1), pp. 104-115.

- Fleitout, L., and C. Froidevaux (1980), Thermal and mechanical evolution of shear zones, J. Struct. Geol., v. 2(1-2), pp. 159-164.

- Schubert, G., D. A. Yuen, C. Froidevaux, L. Fleitout, and M. Souriau (1978), Mantle Circulation With Partial Shallow Return Flow - Effects On Stresses In Oceanic Plates And Topography Of Sea-Floor, J. Geophys. Res., v. 83(NB2), pp. 745-758.

- Yuen, D. A., L. Fleitout, G. Schubert, and C. Froidevaux (1978), Shear deformation zones along major transform faults and subducting slabs, Geophys. J. R. Astr. Soc., v. 54(1), pp. 93-119.