Scientific Program French Researchers

Laboratoire d’Ecogéochimie des Environnments Bentiques, LECOB, France pierre.galand@obs-banyuls.fr


Pierre Galand (Country Coordinator)

Dr. Galland received his PhD from the University of Helsinki, Finland, in 2004. His areas of interest are: Microbial ecology: link between community diversity (Archaea and Bacteria) and ecosystem functioning. Host-associated microbiomes. Chemosynthetic ecosystems: diversity of microbial communities forming the basis for chemosynthetic ecosystems.

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France obernosterer@obs-banyuls.fr


Ingrid Obernosterer

Dr. Obernosterer received her PhD from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, in 2000.  Her areas of interest are: Microbial oceanography and microbial ecology, bacterial roles in the marine carbon and iron cycles, metatranscriptomics in the Southern Ocean, dissolved organic matter and bacteria interactions, understanding links between structure and function of microbial communities.

Fourquez M., S. Beier, E. Jongmans, R. Hunter, I. Obernosterer (2016) Uptake of leucine, chitin and iron by prokaryotic groups during spring phytoplankton blooms induced by natural iron fertilization off Kerguelen Island (Southern Ocean) Front. Mar. Sci. 3:256.doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00256

Lasbleiz M., K. Leblanc, L. Armand, U. Christaki, C. Georges, I. Obernosterer, B. QuéguinerComposition of diatom communities and their contribution to plankton biomass in the naturally iron fertilized region of Kerguelen in the Southern Ocean (2016). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92, fiw171

Moran M.-A., E.B. Kujawinski, A. Stubbins, R. Fatland, L.I. Aluwihare, A. Buchan, B.C. Crump, P.C. Dorrestein, S.T. Dyhrman, N.J. Hess, B. Howe, K. Longnecker, P.M. Medeiros, J. Niggemann, I. Obernosterer, D.J. Repeta, J.R. Waldbauer (2016) Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world. PNAS 113 : 3143-3151.

Universidad de Concepción, Chile camilafernandez@oceanografia.udec.cl


Camila Fernández

Dr. Fernández received her PhD in Marine Sciences and Biogeochemistry from Université de la Méditerranée, France, in 2003. Her areas of interest are: Biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nitrogen in marine environments. Physical control of biological productivity. Biogeochemical processes and their relation to microbial ecology

Blanchet M., Fernández C. & Joux F. 2017. Photoreactivity of riverine and phytoplanktonic  dissolved organic matter and its effects on the dynamics of a bacterial community from the coastal Mediterranean Sea. Progress in Oceanography. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2017.03.003

 

Blanchet M., Pringault O., Panagiotopoulos C., Lefèvre D., Charrière B., Ghiglione J. F., Fernández C., Aparicio F. L., Marrase C., Catala P., Oriol L., Caparros J. & Joux F. 2017. When riverine dissolved organic matter (DOM) meets labile DOM in coastal waters: changes in bacterial community activity and composition. Aquatic Sciences 79 (1), 27–43. doi: 10.1007/s00027-016-0477-0

 

Levipan HA, Molina V, Anguita C, Rain-Franco A, Belmar L, Fernandez C. Variability of nitrifying communities in surface coastal waters of the Eastern South Pacific (∼36° S). Environmental Microbiology Reports. PMID 27487247 DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12448

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne, Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France joux@obs-banyuls.fr


Fabien Joux

Dr. Joux is Director of the Microbial Oceanographic Laboratory (LOMIC) at the Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls, France, which is focused on marine microbial biology, biogeochemistry and functional genomics (http://lomic.obs-banyuls.fr). His research combines contemporary ‘omics approaches with analytical biogeochemical techniques and classic microbiological methods, and is broadly divided across two main areas:

(i) Understanding the structure and functioning of marine microbial assemblages in ecological and biogeochemical processes.

(ii) Developing and applying model marine microorganisms to understand biogeochemical processes and ecotoxicological impacts of pollutants.

Blanchet M., Fernandez C., Joux F (2017) Photoreactivity of riverine and phytoplanktonic dissolved organic matter and its effects on the marine bacterial growth and composition in Mediterranean Sea. Progr. Oceanogr. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.03.003t

Blanchet M, Pringault O, Panagiotopoulos C, Lefèvre D, Charrière B, Ghiglione J-F, Fernandez C, Aparicio-Bernat Francisco L, Marrase C, Catala P, Oriol L, Caparros J, Joux F (2017) When riverine dissolved organic matter (DOM) meets labile DOM in coastal waters: changes in bacterial community activity and composition. Aquat. Sci. 79:27–43

Blanchet M, Pringaut O, Bouvy M, Catala P, Oriol L, Caparros J, Ortega E, Intertaglia L, West N, Agis M, Got P, Joux F (2015) Changes in bacterial community metabolism and composition during the degradation of dissolved organic matter from the jellyfish Aurelia aurita in a Mediterranea coastal lagoon. Env. Sci. Poll. Res. 22:13638-13653.

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France mireille.pujo-pay@obs-banyuls.fr


Mireille Pujo-Pay

Her areas of interest are: Dissolved organic matter and nutrients dynamics in marine environments, importance of DOM for the microbial food web. Impact on environmental factors on DOM lability, biodegradability, photooxydation of DOM from different origin (openocean, coastal waters, lagoons) and consequences on DOM bioavailability (Bacterial biodegradation experiments). Distribution, evolution (temporal, spatial) and transfer of nutrient, DOM and POM (C, N, P) in marine environments. Importance of the different carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus pools in relation to the total nutrient stoichiometry across marines environments. Vertical and horizontal variations carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus (C:N:P) elemental composition of organic matter and their consequences to examine the processes that regulate marine biogeochemistry and to model basic biogeochemical patterns of the sea.

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France ian.salter@obs-banyuls.fr


Ian Salter

Dr. Salter received his PhD from PhD from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom, in 2007.

Observatoire océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France lebaron@obs-banyuls.fr


Philippe Lebaron

His areas of interest are: microbial ecology, biological oceanography, microbiology, marine biotechnologies applied to microorganisms, general ecology.

Laboratoire de Biodiversité et Biotechnologies Microbiennes, France marcelino.suzuki@obs-banyuls.fr


Marcellino Suzuki

Dr. Suzuki obtained his PhD in Oceanography from Oregon State University, United States, in 1997. His areas of interest are: Microbial ecology; marine biotechnology; environmental genomics; application of molecular approaches to the study of environmental microbes; quantification of gene abundance/expression in the environment; molecular phylogenetics; photoheterotrophy in the environment; microbial symbiosis.

Waldman R., S. Somot, M. Herrmann, P. Testor, C. Estournel, F. Sevault, L. Prieur, L. Mortier, L. Coppola, V. Taillandier, P. Conan, D. Dausse (2017) Estimating dense water volume and its evolution for the year 2012-2013 in the North-western Mediterranean Sea: an Observing System Simulation Experiment approach. Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC011694RR)

Estournel C., P. Testor, P. Damien, F. D’Ortenzio, P. Marsaleix, P. Conan, F. Kessouri, X. Durrieu de Madron, L. Coppola, J.-M. Lellouche, S. Belamari, L. Mortier, C. Ulses, L. Prieur (2017) High resolution modeling of dense water formation in the north-western Mediterranean during winter 2012-2013: processes and budget. Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC011935R)

Mayot N., F. D’Ortenzio, V. Taillandier, L. Prieur, O. Pasqueron de Fommervault, H. Claustre, A. Bosse, P. Testor, P. Conan (2017) Impacts of the deep convection on the phytoplankton blooms in temperate seas: a multiplatform approach over a complete annual cycle (2012-2013 DEWEX experiment). Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC012052)

Scientific Program Chilean Researchers:

Department of Oceanography & Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research, INCAR, University of Concepcion, Chile rquinone@udec.cl


Renato Quiñones

Dr. Quiñones obtained his PhD in Ecology and Evolution from the University of Dalhousie, Canada, in 1992. He is a professor at the Department of Oceanography of the University of Concepcion and the Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research (INCAR). His areas of interest are: Aeroboic and anaerobic metaolism in marine communities, ecoallometry, biogeochemical role of archaea in the marine environment, fisheries oceanography.

Department of Oceanography & Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), University of Concepcion, Chile rescribano@udec.cl


Rubén Escribano

Dr. Escribano obtained his PhD in Oceanography from the University of Dalhousie, Canada, in 1991. His areas of interest are: Marine zooplankton ecology, marine pelagic food webs, population biology. He is a Professor at the Department of Oceanography of the University of Concepcion and the Deputy Director of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography.

Embryo and early larval stages of the Humboldt Current krill Euphausia mucronata (Crustacea: Euphausiacea), Ramiro Riquelme-Bugueño, Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez, Jocelyn Silva-Aburto, Rubén Escribano, Wolfgang Schneider. (2017) Invertebrate Biology, Pages 1-11.

Zooplankton community response to the winter 2013 deep convection process in the NW Mediterranean Sea. Katty Donoso, François Carlotti, Marc Pagano, Brian P. V. Hunt, Rubén Escribano, Léo Berline (2017) Journal of Geophysical Research, Oceans, Volume 122, Issue 3, Pages 2319–2338. Doi 10.1002/2016JC012176

Acanthocotyle gurgesiella n. sp. (Monogenea: Acanthocotylidae) from the deep-sea skate Gurgesiella furvescens (Rajidae) in the south-eastern Pacific. L.A. Ñacari, F.A. Sepulveda, R. Escribano and M. Oliva (2017)

Journal of Helminthology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X17000220

Department of Oceanography & Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), University of Concepcion, Chile pahidalg@udec.cl


Pamela Hidalgo

Dr. Hidalgo received her PhD in Oceanography from the University of Concepcion in 2005. She is an assistant professor at the Department of Oceanography and an assistant researcher at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography at the University of Concepcion.

Vertical distribution of copepod eggs in the oxygen minimum zone off Mejillones Bay (23°S) in the Humboldt Current System. P. M. Ruz, P. Hidalgo, R. Riquelme-Bugueño, B. Franco-Cisterna, M. Cornejo (2017) Marine Ecology Progress Series, Volume 571, Pages 83-96 doi: 10.3354/meps12117

Department of Oceanography & COPAS Sur-Austral Program, University of Concepcion, Chile spantoja@udec.cl


Silvio Pantoja

Dr. Pantoja received his PhD in Coastal Oceanography from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, United States, in 1997. His areas of interest are: Marine organic geochemistry, early diagenesis of organic matter and isotope biogeochemistry. He is a professor at the Department of Oceanography and the Director of the COPAS Sur-Austral Program of the University of Concepcion.  He is the Director of the Austral Summer Institute (ASI) and UNESCO Chair in Coastal Oceanography.

Hypoxia causes preservation of labile organic matter and changes seafloor microbial community composition (Black Sea) Gerdhard L. Jessen, Anna Lichtschlag, Alban Ramette, Silvio Pantoja, Pamela E. Rossel, Carsten J. Schubert, Ulrich Struck, Antje Boetius (2017). Science Advances. Sci. Adv. 2017;3: e1601897

 

Matys E., Sepúlveda J., Pantoja S., Lange C.B., Caniupán M., Lamy F. & Summons R. (2017). Bacterio hopane polyols along redox gradients in the Humboldt Current System off northern Chile. Geobiology.

Department of Oceanography & COPAS Sur-Austral Program, University of Concepcion, Chile magutier@udec.cl


Marcelo Gutiérrez

Dr. Gutiérrez obtained his PhD in Oceanography in Oceanography from the University of Concepcion in 2010.  He is an assistant professor at the Department of Oceanography and a researcher at the COPAS Sur-Austral Program of the University of Concepcion.

Universidad de Playa Ancha, Chile


Verónica Molina (Country Coordinator)

Dr. Molina obtained her PhD in Oceanography from the University of Concepcion in 2008.  She is an associate professor at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural and Exact Sciences, University of Playa Ancha, Chile.

DR. Iriarte.

Research Center Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems (IDEAL), Universidad Austral & COPAS Sur-Austral Program, University of Concepcion, Chile jiriarte@uach.cl


José Luis Iriarte

Dr. Iriarte obtained his PhD. in Biology and Pelagic Ecology at the University of Concepcion.  He is a professor at the Institute of Aquaculture at University Austral of Chile, Principal Investigator at the Research Center Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems (IDEAL), a Research Associate at the Research Center on Patagonian Ecosystems (CIEP) and COPAS Sur-Austral Program and the University of Concepcion.

He has studied the primary productivity of marine systems off the coast of Chile and the factors that modulate it. His recent research has enabled us to obtain basic information aimed at understanding the potential impact of natural changes on the primary production of the Sub-Antarctic marine ecosystem.

Iriarte, J.L., Pantoja, S., Daneri, G. (2014) Oceanographic Processes in Chilean Fjords of Patagonia: from small to large-scale studies. Progress in Oceanography, 129: 1-7

Iriarte,J.L., Murat V. Ardelan, Luis Antonio Cuevas, Humberto E. González, Nicolas Sanchez, Sverne M. Myklestad (2013). Size-spectrum based differential response of phytoplankton to nutrient and iron-organic matter combinations in microcosm experiments in a Chilean Patagonian Fjord. Phycological Research 62(2): 136-146.

Iriarte J. L., CA. Vargas, FJ. Tapia, R. Bermúdez & RE. Urrutia (2012) Primary production and plankton carbon biomass in a river-influenced upwelling area off Concepción, Chile. Progress in Oceanography, 92-95: 97 – 109.

Research Center Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems (IDEAL), Universidad Austral & COPAS Sur-Austral Program, University of Concepcion & Research Center of Patagonian Ecosystems (CIEP), Chile hgonzale@uach.cl


Humberto González

Dr. González obtained his PhD in Oceanography from the University of Bremen, Germany, in 1992. He is a professor at the Institute of Marine and Limnological Sciences of the Faculty of Sciences of the University Austral of Chile. He is also the Director of the Research Center Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems (IDEAL) and the Deputy Scientific Director of the Research Center on Patagonian Ecosystems (CIEP).

Torres R., S. Pantoja, N. Harada, H. E. González, G. Daneri, M. Frangopulos, J. A. Rutllant, C. M. Duarte, S. Ruiz-Halpern, E. Mayol & M. Fukasawa (2011). Air-sea fluxes along the coast of Chile: from CO2 outgassing in central-northern upwelling waters to CO2 uptake in southern Patagonia fjords. J. Geophys. Res.- Oceans 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006344.

González H.G., M. J. Calderón, L. Castro, A. Clement, L. Cuevas, G. Daneri, J. L. Iriarte, L. Lizárraga, R. Martínez, E. Menschel, N. Silva, C. Carrasco, C. Valenzuela, C. A. Vargas, C. Molinet (2010) Primary production and its fate in the pelagic food web of the Reloncaví Fjord and plankton dynamics of the Interior Sea of Chiloé, Northern Patagonia, Chile. Mar. Ecol Prog Ser. 402: 13-30.

Department of Oceanography & Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) University of Concepcion, Chile camorale@udec.cl


Carmen Morales

Dr. Morales received her PhD in Oceanography from the University of London, United Kingdom, in 1991.  Her most relevant contributions to oceanography in recent years are linked to the physical-biological interactions focused on the effects of coastal upwelling, fronts, and mesoscale eddies on the structure and dynamics of planktonic communities (picoplankton to mesoplankton).

 

She is an associate professor at the Department of Oceanography of the University of Concepcion and an associated researcher at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography where her research is focused on the effect of mesoscale processes and submesoescala on the structure and dynamics of plankton communities in the South-eastern Pacific.

Micro-phytoplankton community structure in the coastal upwelling zone off Concepción (central Chile): Annual and inter-annual fluctuations in a highly dynamic environment. V. Anabalón, C.E. Morales, H.E. González, E. Menschel, W. Schneider, S. Hormazábal, L. Valencia, R. Escribano (2016) Progress in Oceanography, Volume 149, Pages 174 – 188.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2016.10.011

 

 

Non-limiting food conditions for growth and production of the copepod community in a highly productive upwelling zone. Rubén Escribano, Evelyn Bustos-Ríos, Pamela Hidalgo, Carmen E. Morales (2016). Continental Shelf Research, Volume 126, Pages 1 – 14.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.07.018

Scientific Program Technicians:

Department of Oceanography, University of Concepcion, Chile


Angel Rain

Angel holds a M.Sc. degree in Sciences, Oceanography, from the University of Concepcion, Chile.  His thesis was entitled “Variabilidad de la penetración de la radiación solar y su potencial impacto en la reactividad de la Materia Orgánica Disuelta en el sistema costero de Chile central”

Scientific Program Students:

PhD Program in Oceanography, Department of Oceanography, University of Concepcion, Chile


Bibiana Jara

Bibiana holds a M.Sc. Degree in Science (Oceanography) from the University of Concepcion, Chile.  Currently, she is a PhD Candidate working on her doctoral dissertation entitled “Fate and impact of antibiotics and pesticides used in marine aquaculture: An emergent threat to the coastal ocean” under the guidance of Dr. Silvio Pantoja and Dr. Laurence Mejanelle.

PhD Program in Oceanography, Department of Oceanography, University of Concepcion, Chile


Valentina Valdés

Bibiana holds a M.Sc. Degree in Science (Oceanography) from the University of Concepcion, Chile.  Currently she is working on her thesis dissertation entitled “Rol bioquimico del zooplancton en el reciclamiento de nitrogeno y fósforo en el oceáno.”

Scientific Program Former Students:

University of Concepcion, Chile


Marine Blanchet

Marine Blanchet

Laboratoire d’Ecogéochimie des Environnments Bentiques, LECOB, France pierre.galand@obs-banyuls.fr


Pierre Galand (Country Coordinator)

Dr. Galland received his PhD from the University of Helsinki, Finland, in 2004. His areas of interest are: Microbial ecology: link between community diversity (Archaea and Bacteria) and ecosystem functioning. Host-associated microbiomes. Chemosynthetic ecosystems: diversity of microbial communities forming the basis for chemosynthetic ecosystems.

Latest publications: in google scholar. https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=xyvIDY8AAAAJ&hl=fr

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France obernosterer@obs-banyuls.fr


Ingrid Obernosterer

Dr. Obernosterer received her PhD from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, in 2000.  Her areas of interest are: Microbial oceanography and microbial ecology, bacterial roles in the marine carbon and iron cycles, metatranscriptomics in the Southern Ocean, dissolved organic matter and bacteria interactions, understanding links between structure and function of microbial communities.

Fourquez M., S. Beier, E. Jongmans, R. Hunter, I. Obernosterer (2016) Uptake of leucine, chitin and iron by prokaryotic groups during spring phytoplankton blooms induced by natural iron fertilization off Kerguelen Island (Southern Ocean) Front. Mar. Sci. 3:256.doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00256

Lasbleiz M., K. Leblanc, L. Armand, U. Christaki, C. Georges, I. Obernosterer, B. QuéguinerComposition of diatom communities and their contribution to plankton biomass in the naturally iron fertilized region of Kerguelen in the Southern Ocean (2016). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92, fiw171

Moran M.-A., E.B. Kujawinski, A. Stubbins, R. Fatland, L.I. Aluwihare, A. Buchan, B.C. Crump, P.C. Dorrestein, S.T. Dyhrman, N.J. Hess, B. Howe, K. Longnecker, P.M. Medeiros, J. Niggemann, I. Obernosterer, D.J. Repeta, J.R. Waldbauer (2016) Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world. PNAS 113 : 3143-3151.

Universidad de Concepción, Chile camilafernandez@oceanografia.udec.cl


Camila Fernández

Dr. Fernández received her PhD in Marine Sciences and Biogeochemistry from Université de la Méditerranée, France, in 2003. Her areas of interest are: Biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nitrogen in marine environments. Physical control of biological productivity. Biogeochemical processes and their relation to microbial ecology

Blanchet M., Fernández C. & Joux F. 2017. Photoreactivity of riverine and phytoplanktonic  dissolved organic matter and its effects on the dynamics of a bacterial community from the coastal Mediterranean Sea. Progress in Oceanography. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2017.03.003

Blanchet M., Pringault O., Panagiotopoulos C., Lefèvre D., Charrière B., Ghiglione J. F., Fernández C., Aparicio F. L., Marrase C., Catala P., Oriol L., Caparros J. & Joux F. 2017. When riverine dissolved organic matter (DOM) meets labile DOM in coastal waters: changes in bacterial community activity and composition. Aquatic Sciences 79 (1), 27–43. doi: 10.1007/s00027-016-0477-0

Levipan HA, Molina V, Anguita C, Rain-Franco A, Belmar L, Fernandez C. Variability of nitrifying communities in surface coastal waters of the Eastern South Pacific (∼36° S). Environmental Microbiology Reports. PMID 27487247 DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12448

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne, Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France joux@obs-banyuls.fr


Fabien Joux

Dr. Joux is Director of the Microbial Oceanographic Laboratory (LOMIC) at the Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls, France, which is focused on marine microbial biology, biogeochemistry and functional genomics (http://lomic.obs-banyuls.fr). His research combines contemporary ‘omics approaches with analytical biogeochemical techniques and classic microbiological methods, and is broadly divided across two main areas:

(i) Understanding the structure and functioning of marine microbial assemblages in ecological and biogeochemical processes.

(ii) Developing and applying model marine microorganisms to understand biogeochemical processes and ecotoxicological impacts of pollutants.

Blanchet M., Fernandez C., Joux F (2017) Photoreactivity of riverine and phytoplanktonic dissolved organic matter and its effects on the marine bacterial growth and composition in Mediterranean Sea. Progr. Oceanogr. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.03.003t

Blanchet M, Pringault O, Panagiotopoulos C, Lefèvre D, Charrière B, Ghiglione J-F, Fernandez C, Aparicio-Bernat Francisco L, Marrase C, Catala P, Oriol L, Caparros J, Joux F (2017) When riverine dissolved organic matter (DOM) meets labile DOM in coastal waters: changes in bacterial community activity and composition. Aquat. Sci. 79:27–43

Blanchet M, Pringaut O, Bouvy M, Catala P, Oriol L, Caparros J, Ortega E, Intertaglia L, West N, Agis M, Got P, Joux F (2015) Changes in bacterial community metabolism and composition during the degradation of dissolved organic matter from the jellyfish Aurelia aurita in a Mediterranea coastal lagoon. Env. Sci. Poll. Res. 22:13638-13653.

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France mireille.pujo-pay@obs-banyuls.fr


Mireille Pujo-Pay

Her areas of interest are: Dissolved organic matter and nutrients dynamics in marine environments, importance of DOM for the microbial food web. Impact on environmental factors on DOM lability, biodegradability, photooxydation of DOM from different origin (openocean, coastal waters, lagoons) and consequences on DOM bioavailability (Bacterial biodegradation experiments). Distribution, evolution (temporal, spatial) and transfer of nutrient, DOM and POM (C, N, P) in marine environments. Importance of the different carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus pools in relation to the total nutrient stoichiometry across marines environments. Vertical and horizontal variations carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus (C:N:P) elemental composition of organic matter and their consequences to examine the processes that regulate marine biogeochemistry and to model basic biogeochemical patterns of the sea.

Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne (LOMIC) - UMR 7621 CNRS-UPMC, France ian.salter@obs-banyuls.fr


Ian Salter

Dr. Salter received his PhD from PhD from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom, in 2007.

Observatoire océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France lebaron@obs-banyuls.fr


Philippe Lebaron

His areas of interest are: microbial ecology, biological oceanography, microbiology, marine biotechnologies applied to microorganisms, general ecology.

Laboratoire de Biodiversité et Biotechnologies Microbiennes, France marcelino.suzuki@obs-banyuls.fr


Marcellino Suzuki

Dr. Suzuki obtained his PhD in Oceanography from Oregon State University, United States, in 1997. His areas of interest are: Microbial ecology; marine biotechnology; environmental genomics; application of molecular approaches to the study of environmental microbes; quantification of gene abundance/expression in the environment; molecular phylogenetics; photoheterotrophy in the environment; microbial symbiosis.

Waldman R., S. Somot, M. Herrmann, P. Testor, C. Estournel, F. Sevault, L. Prieur, L. Mortier, L. Coppola, V. Taillandier, P. Conan, D. Dausse (2017) Estimating dense water volume and its evolution for the year 2012-2013 in the North-western Mediterranean Sea: an Observing System Simulation Experiment approach. Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC011694RR)

Estournel C., P. Testor, P. Damien, F. D’Ortenzio, P. Marsaleix, P. Conan, F. Kessouri, X. Durrieu de Madron, L. Coppola, J.-M. Lellouche, S. Belamari, L. Mortier, C. Ulses, L. Prieur (2017) High resolution modeling of dense water formation in the north-western Mediterranean during winter 2012-2013: processes and budget. Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC011935R)

Mayot N., F. D’Ortenzio, V. Taillandier, L. Prieur, O. Pasqueron de Fommervault, H. Claustre, A. Bosse, P. Testor, P. Conan (2017) Impacts of the deep convection on the phytoplankton blooms in temperate seas: a multiplatform approach over a complete annual cycle (2012-2013 DEWEX experiment). Journal of geophysical research, Special Issue “Dense water formations in the North Western Mediterranean: from the physical forcings to the biogeochemical consequences” (in press 2016JC012052)