CERC - Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier

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Pierre Coupel

Post doctoral Fellow

Contact information:
Université Laval,
Takuvik Joint Laboratory,
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Local VCH-2064,
Quebec city, (Quebec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Phone : 418-656-2131 #3198
Fax : 418-656-2339
Email :

Education:
Postdoctoral fellowship (2012-present)
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada's New Arctic Frontier, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada

PhD in Marine Biogeochemistry (2009-2012)
Laboratoire d'océnographie et du climat : expérimentation et approches numériques (LOCEAN), Université de Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Disseration topic: Impact de la fonte de la glace sur le phytoplancton et le CO2 de l’Océan Arctique

Master in Marine Biogeochemistry (2008-2009)
Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille (COM) - Aix-Marseille Université, France

Master in Marine Biology/Ecology (2007-2008)
Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille (COM) - Aix-Marseille Université, France

Research Interests :
Primary producers, phytoplankton assemblages, pigments, taxonomy
Nutrients and carbon cycle (CO2 oceanic pump, acidification)
Interaction between environmental parameters and bigeochemical processes
Climate change in polar environments
Aquisition and treatment of in situ data, satellite data

Publications:
L. Beaufort, T. de Garidel Thoron, D. Ruiz Pino, N. Metzl, C. Goyet, N. Buchet, P. Coupel, M. Gelaud, B. Rost, I. Probert, R.E.M. Rickaby, C. de Vargas. 2011. High sensitivity of calcareous nannoplankton to carbonate chemistry and their potential adaptation to ocean acidification. Nature.

P. Coupel, H.Y. Jin, M. Joo, R. Horner, A. Bouvet, M-A. Sicre, J.C. Gascard, J. F. Chen, V. Garçon, D. Ruiz-Pino. Phytoplankton distribution in unusually low sea ice cover over the Pacific Arctic. (resubmitted to Biogeosciences 4 October 2012).

P. Coupel, D. Ruiz-Pino, J. F. Chen, S. H. Lee, F. Jardon, H.L. Li, M. Rafizadeh, M.A. Sicre, J.C. Gascard. The role of freshening in controlling phytoplankton production in the Pacific sector of the Arctic Ocean. (in revision for resubmission to Biogeosciences)