Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana

Volumen 73, núm. 3, P241121, 2021



Special issue / Número especial


A tribute to Gérard Breton (1944-2020)


Homenaje a Gérard Breton (1944-2020)


Danièle Guinot1, Alessandro Garassino2, Francisco J. Vega3,*


1 Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle. 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France.

2 Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA.

3 Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán, CDMX, 04510, Mexico.

* Corresponding author: (F. J. Vega) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


How to cite this article:

Guinot, D., Garassino, A., Vega, F.J., 2021, A tribute to Gérard Breton (1944-2020): Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 73 (3), P241121.



Gérard Breton, born in Le Havre on 20 April 1944, brilliant scientist of international stature, associate paleontologist at Géosciences Rennes for many years, passed away on 3 April 2020. This special issue is dedicated to him as a tribute to his work and mastery, with a compilation of papers on some topics related to his ample research experience.