102-142-149 CERC - Team, Michel Lavoie
CERC - Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier

team

Marti Gali-TAPIAS

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Contact information:
Université Laval,
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Local VCH-2068,
Quebec city, (Quebec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Phone : 418-656-2131 ext. 7740
Fax : 418-656-2339
Email :

Education:
2008 – 2012. PhD in Marine Sciences. Supervisor: Rafel Simó, Department of Marine Biology and
Oceanography, Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM, CSIC) – Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Interactive effects of vertical mixing, solar
radiation and microbial activity on oceanic dimethylated sulphur cycling.

2007 – 2008. MSc in Marine Sciences: Oceanography and Management of the Marine Environment.
Supervisor: Rafel Simó. ICM – Universitat de Barcelona – Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya. Occurrence and cycling of dimethylsulphide (DMS) and dimethylsulfoniopropionate
(DMSP) in the Arctic and Subarctic North Atlantic Ocean.

2002 – 2007. Degree in Environmental Sciences, major in Water Quality and Management. Faculty of Biology, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain (Extraordinary Degree Award).
Supervisor of the degree project: Montserrat Vidal. Characterization and evaluation of the trophic state of marine sediments in the Catalan coast.

Research Interests :
1. Marine dimethylsulfide biogeochemistry
2. Optics and ocean color remote sensing
3. Photochemistry and photobiology

Selected Publications:
1. GALÍ, M. , SIMÓ, R., VILA-COSTA, M., RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., GASOL, J.M., and MATRAI, P.
(2013c) Diel patterns of oceanic dimethylsulphide (DMS) cycling: microbial and physical drivers.
Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27: 620—636, doi:10.1002/gbc.20047
2. GALÍ, M. , SIMÓ, R., PÉREZ, G., RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., SARMENTO, H., FUENTES-LEMA, A.,
ROYER, S.J., and GASOL, J.M. (2013b) Differential response of planktonic primary, bacterial,
and dimethylsulphide production rates to vertically-moving and static incubations in upper
mixed-layer summer sea waters. Biogeosciences Discussions 10: 1—36, doi:10.5194/bgd-10-1-
2013 (Accepted in Biogeosciences).
3. GALÍ, M ., RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., LEFORT, T., GASOL, J.M., CARDELÚS, C., ROMERACASTILLO,
C., and SIMÓ, R. (2013a) Spectral irradiance dependence of sunlight effects on
plankton dimethylsulphide production. Limnology and Oceanography 58(2): 489—504,
doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.2.0489.
4. ROMERA-CASTILLO, C., ÁLVAREZ-SALGADO, X.A., GALÍ, M., MARRASÉ, C., and GASOL,
J.M. (2013) Combined effect of light exposure and microbial activity on distinct dissolved organic
matter pools. A seasonal field study in an oligotrophic coastal system (Blanes Bay, NW
Mediterranean. Marine Chemistry 148(20): 44—51, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2012.10.004.
5. DECELLE, J., PROBERT, I. , BITTNER, L., DESDEVISES, Y. , COLIN, S. , DE VARGAS, C. ,
GALÍ, M., SIMÓ, R., and NOT, F. (2012) An original mode of symbiosis in open ocean plankton.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(44):
18000—18005, doi:10.1073/pnas1212303109.
6. RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., GALÍ, M., SINTES, E., HERNDL, G. J., SIMÓ, R. and GASOL, J.M.
(2012) Sunlight effects on the osmoheterotrophic uptake of DMSP-sulfur and leucine by polar
phytoplankton. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45545, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045545.
7. RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., GALÍ, M., LEFORT, T., SIMÓ, R. and GASOL, J. M. (2012) Annual
variability in light modulation of bacterial heterotrophic activity in surface northwestern
Mediterranean waters. Limnology and Oceanography 57(5): 1376—1388.
8. RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., GALÍ, M., SIMÓ, R. and GASOL, J.M. (2012) Sunlight effects on the
DMSP-sulfur and leucine assimilation activities of polar heterotrophic bacterioplankton.
Biogeochemistry 110(1—3): 57—74, doi: 10.1007/s10533-012-9699-y.
9. RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, C., LEFORT, T., GA LÍ, M ., SALA, M., SOMMARUGA, R., SIMÓ, R. and
GASOL, J. M. (2012). Seasonal patterns in the sunlight sensitivity of bacterioplankton from
Mediterranean surface coastal waters. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 79(3): 661—674,
doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01247.x.
10. GALÍ, M ., SALÓ, V., ALMEDA, R., CALBET, A. and SIMÓ, R. (2011) Stimulation of gross
dimethylsulphide (DMS) production by solar radiation. Geophysical Research Letters 38,
L15612, doi:10.1029/2011GL048051.
11. GALÍ, M . and SIMÓ, R. (2010) Occurrence and cycling of dimethylated sulfur compounds in the
Arctic during summer receding of the ice edge. Marine Chemistry 122, 105—117,
doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2010.07.003.