Research interests

My research combines satellite products, model outputs and in situ data to study physical/biological interactions and ecosystem processes, with a stronger focus on phytoplankton. I currently work at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO) on the SAPPHIRE project, looking at the effect of tropical islands on phytoplankton biomass and community composition.

SAPPHIRE project

SAPPHIRE (Systematic Analysis of Pacific PHytoplankton and Island Regional Effects) is a 15-months project funded by the European program Horizon 2020 via a Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship.
The overarching objective is to elucidate the impact of islands on phytoplankton communities, both at the local (individual islands) and basin (tropical Pacific) scales.

  • The island effect

    How islands fertilize the ocean, benefiting marine life.

  • SAPPHIRE goals

    Using satellite data to systematically study all island effects in the Pacific.

  • Progress and results

Other research projects

Past and current projects in collaboration with researchers from France and the USA.

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